Jennifer Bannan

Practical Guidance Senior Legal Writer - Competition

Area of expertise

Competition and Consumer Law


Bachelor of Laws (Honours equivalent) – University of New South Wales
Bachelor of Commerce – University of New South Wales
Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced European Competition Law – Kings’ College London

About Jennifer

With a background in competition and consumer law, Jennifer has over 12 years’ experience advising clients in both private practice and the corporate sector. Jennifer was most recently a Senior Associate in the Competition, Consumer and Regulatory Team at Allens in Sydney, advising clients across a broad range of industries including telecommunications, banking, construction and e-commerce.

Prior to that, Jennifer worked in-house as a competition lawyer in the Competition and Regulatory Team at Sky TV in London and in the Legal Team at Johnson & Johnson Medical in Sydney.

Jennifer has authored numerous competition and consumer law articles and was awarded the 'Joy Van Ardenne Memorial Prize' for academic and sporting achievement at UNSW in 1999.

Jennifer is a regular commentator for LexisNexis on competition law issues. Some recent examples include:

  • Podcast: Australia’s competition laws in 2021 – A year in review.
  • Webinar: The ACCC’s proposed merger reforms, big tech and recent trends.