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Mark Grime

Mark Grime


Mark Grime

Mark Grime advises on competition law/antitrust matters and investigations, particularly relating to complex domestic and multi-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions, cartels and unilateral dominant firm conduct. Prior to joining Clifford Chance Mark worked in the Enforcement and Mergers divisions of the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission.

Representative experience includes:

  • Advising Oracle Corporation on the Australian merger control and foreign investment aspects of its $1.6 billion acquisition of Aconex Limited's cloud-based enterprise solutions business
  • Advising GE on the merger control aspects of its oilfield services merger with Baker Hughes and on the sale of GE Water & Process Technologies to Suez S.A.
  • Advising JustEat plc and the Menulog Group on competition law matters relating to the merger of Menulog and EatNow
  • Advising ICAP plc in relation to merger control filings for Tullett Prebon's $1.5 billion acquisition of its global voice hybrid broking business
  • Advising Shell International on the antitrust aspects of the sale of its Shell Aviation Fuels unit to Viva Energy Australia and the previous sale of its other downstream businesses to Vitol
  • Advising parties on ACCC Merger Authorisation matters and third-party complainants in ACCC merger reviews and proceedings
  • Advising parties on (and successfully resolving) ACCC enforcement investigations relating to alleged misuse of market power, anticompetitive agreements, cartel conduct and consumer law matters

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Sydney (B.Ec.SocSci) 2008
  • University of Sydney (LL.B) 2010
  • Admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales 2013
  • Admitted to the Australian High Court Registry of Practitioners 2015

Awards and citations

  • Rising Star
    Legal 500 – Competition and Trade 
  • Rising Star
    Legal 500 Asia-Pacific - Competition and Trade 2020
  • Next Generation Lawyer
    Legal 500 Asia-Pacific - Competition and Trade 2019