Dylan McIntyre provides strategic advice on a wide range of competition and regulatory law matters, including Australian and cross-border merger clearances, joint ventures, regulated industries, and Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigations. He has been recognized by Doyle's Guide as a Competition Law Rising Star in 2020.
Dylan has extensive experience in complex, high-profile matters involving mining, energy, infrastructure, financial services, transport, and logistics across Australia, the United Kingdom, and Europe.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Dylan represented Santos in obtaining ACCC merger clearance for its US$2.15 billion acquisition of Quadrant Energy (Deal of the Year, 2019 Asia Pacific Energy Awards); advised Wesfarmers on competition issues related to its $20 billion demerger of Coles (M&A Deal of the Year, 2019 Australasian Law Awards); advised a large energy company in the ACCC's gas market inquiry; represented Telefónica in the European Commission's Phase II investigation into the £10.25 billion sale of its UK mobile business (O2) to Hutchison Whampoa; and represented Arriva on the UK Competition and Markets Authority's Phase 2 investigation of its acquisition of the £7.2 billion Northern Rail franchise.
The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.
Advised Ventia on competition matters (including ACCC merger clearance) regarding its acquisition of Broadspectrum for an equity value of $485 million.
Advised Suncorp on various matters, including its sale of a 90% interest in Capital Smart and ACM Parts to AMA and the sale of its life insurance business to TAL Daichi Life.
Represented the Queensland Resources Council, Queensland's peak mineral and energy resource body, on the Queensland government's declaration of the Central Queensland Coal Network.
Advised BHP Billiton on competition and regulatory issues involving access to significant port and rail infrastructure.
Advised Aconex in relation to the $1.6 billion acquisition by Oracle by scheme of arrangement, including advising on ACCC and overseas merger clearances.
Advised IFM on a variety of matters, including its $5 billion acquisition of Port Botany and Port Kembla in Sydney and its bids for toll road businesses in Brisbane and Sydney.
Advised Queensland Motorways on potential competition and regulatory issues relating to the acquisition of the Legacy Way, Clem7, and the Go-Between Bridge toll roads
Advised Santos on its sell down of multiple stakes in, and the final investment decision on, the Gladstone LNG Project and on various joint venture arrangements.
Advised Puma Energy (a subsidiary of Trafigura) on its $1 billion entry into the Australian petrol sector via multiple acquisitions (including substantial wholesale operations and more than 200 retail sites).
- King's College London (Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law 2016); The College of Law (Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice 2010); University of Queensland (LL.B. Hons. 2009; B.A. 2009)
- High Court of Australia and Supreme Court of Queensland