Herbert Smith Freehills (Sydney)

David Vallance

Herbert Smith Freehills (Sydney)

David Vallance is a Solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills in Sydney. He has advised clients across a range of industries including regulated industries, energy, retail, financial services, technology, telecommunications, media/communications and manufacturing. This includes acting in a number of high profile litigious matters before the Supreme Court of NSW, the Federal Court of Australia and the Australian Competition Tribunal. It also includes advising clients on a broad range of commercial matters including competition and consumer law, commercial law and contracts, dealings with regulators (the ASIC, ACCC, the AER and state-based regulators), compliance, mergers, privacy, intellectual property and real estate.

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David Vallance The Australian Federal Court rules in favor of Competition Authority’s appeal against an air cargo provider and clarifies when a market is "in Australia" (P T Garuda Indonesia)


On 21 March 2016, the Full Court of the Federal Court allowed the ACCC’s appeal by a 2:1 majority in Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v P T Garuda Indonesia Ltd [2016] FCAFC 42. This case concerned allegations that P.T. Garuda Indonesia Ltd and Air New Zealand Ltd were party to (...)

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