Senior Associate, Auckland

Anna Parker

Anna Parker


Anna specialises in competition and consumer law, economic regulation of infrastructure, and public law.

Anna regularly advises on competition and consumer law compliance matters and acts for clients engaging with regulators.  This includes advising on Commerce Commission investigations, merger clearances and authorisations, joint ventures, exclusive supply arrangements, and regulatory processes.  Anna also provides tailored competition and consumer law compliance training for a range of clients.

Anna's public law experience includes assisting public sector clients with regulatory reform, legislative drafting, and administrative law matters.

Anna recently returned to Buddle Findlay from Australia, where she worked in the competition and regulation team at an international law firm.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law from King’s College London
  • Co-author of Competition Law chapters of LexisNexis Commercial Law in New Zealand

Work highlights

Acting for Zoetis

to obtain clearance from the Commerce Commission for its acquisition of animal health business Jurox

Advising clients on cartel investigations

including the application of the Commerce Commission's Cartel Leniency Policy

Acting for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

in merger authorisation proceedings in the Australian Competition Tribunal relating to the A$11b merger of Tatts and Tabcorp

Acting for Menzies Aviation

in successfully obtaining clearance to acquire Skystar Airport Services

Advising SKY Television

on its Igloo joint venture with TVNZ and the Commerce Commission's investigation into its reseller arrangements

Advising the Electricity Authority

on amendments to the Electricity Industry Participation Code, including relating to establishing financial transmission rights, settlement and prudential security requirements in the wholesale electricity market, managing retailer default situations, and scarcity pricing

Alternate contacts

Tony Dellow

Partner, Wellington

Tony specialises in competition law and regulatory processes, especially in infrastructure industries. Tony’s practice is unique…

  • DDI +64 4 498 7304
  • M +64 21 349 651


Susie Kilty

Partner, Wellington

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  • DDI +64 4 498 7356
  • M +64 21 792 134