Matthews Law has promoted Gus Stewart to special counsel.
Stewart, who specialises in competition, regulatory, and consumer law, has been with the firm since December 2013 when he joined as an associate. He was promoted to senior associate in November 2015.
He started his legal career as a law clerk at MinterEllisonRuddWatts. He was also corporate counsel at 2degrees Mobile.
Stewart’s practice services domestic and international clients, including listed and Fortune 500 companies. His wide array of clients includes those in the health, real estate, dairy, and telecommunications sectors.
He has extensive experience in regulatory investigations, including the Commerce Commission’s public real estate and livestock price-fixing cases, Matthews Law said. He also recently appeared as a junior counsel on a major Commerce Commission Trading Act prosecution.
“This promotion is extremely well deserved. It reflects Gus's technical excellence and the high regard that clients and peers have for him. We are very proud of his achievements,” said principal Andrew Matthews.