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Andrew (Andy) Matthews


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Andy Matthews
Andrew (Andy) Matthews is a top-tier competition (antitrust) and commercial lawyer with over 20-years’ experience dealing with competition authorities in New Zealand, the UK and EU. Andy is regarded as one of New Zealand’s foremost competition lawyers, consistently ranked as such by leading international directories. He is also recognised for his telecommunications regulatory expertise.

Andy advises on all aspects of competition & regulatory law including merger control, cartels & investigations, and access pricing issues, and has established relationships with the New Zealand Commerce Commission.

Before founding Matthews Law, Andy was a partner and head of the Competition & Regulatory, and the Telecommunications, Media & Technology teams at trans-Tasman law firm Minter Ellison Rudd Watts. Andy also served a term as head of the Minter Ellison Rudd Watts’ Auckland Corporate and Commercial team. Prior to that, he worked in the competition teams at Allen & Overy (London) and Bell Gully (Auckland).

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