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Michael Terceiro

Principal Lawyer
Terceiro Legal Consulting Pty Ltd

Since 2008, Michael Terceiro has worked as the Principal Lawyer of TLC, Terceiro Legal Consulting Pty Ltd. During that time Michael has acted for many large, medium and small businesses in matters involving the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC); competition and consumer law problems (ie legal advice and representation in investigations and litigation); independent compliance reviews, risk assessments and compliance programs.

Michael’s clients have included ALDI, LG Electronics, InvoCare, Dell Computers, Arnott's, Coates Hire, oOhmedia and Costco Wholesale.

He is the current Deputy Chair of the Small and Medium Enterprise Committee and a Member of the Competition and Consumer Committee of the Law Council of Australia.

Prior to 2008, Michael worked for the ACCC for a period of 15 years, as Director of Enforcement and Compliance in the NSW Regional Office; Director (in charge) of the Sydney Mergers and Asset Sales Branch; National GST Enforcement Coordinator; and Director (in charge) of the ACCC's Waterfront Team during the Waterfront Dispute.

At the ACCC Michael ran over 600 investigations, 100 merger clearances and 30 court cases.

Michael qualifications include BA LLB (Macq), LLM (Syd) and Professional Certificate in Arbitration (Adel). He is currently completing a Masters in Dispute Resolution (UNSW).

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