Stephens Lawyers advises on all aspects of competition and consumer law. It also represents clients and makes submissions on their behalf to Government regulatory bodies.
In today’s competitive climate, business cannot afford the embarrassment and costs associated with anti-competitive and misleading or deceptive practices occasioned by failure to comply with the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (formerly Trade Practices Act) and other consumer protection laws. Stephens Lawyers assists clients in adopting protective measures including compliance programs, minimising potential contravention of the Act which can result in substantial penalties.
“Computer and electronic equipment suppliers need to implement training programs to educate and inform their employees about their obligations under the Trade Practices Act.”
Extract from The Law by Julian Stephens, Business Review Weekly.
Stephens Lawyers also represents clients in competition and consumer law litigation ranging from product liability claims to unfair practices and misuse of market power. We can also assist clients with the identification of potential risk areas and the development of risk minimisation and damage control strategies.
“Manufacturers can minimise their exposure for defective product liability by the implementation of well planned risk management strategies.”
Katarina Klaric, Principal, Stephens.