Alexandra Merrett

Competition Lawyer; Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne

Dr Alexandra Merrett is an experienced lawyer specialising in competition and consumer law. Between 2006-2012, she was a senior enforcement lawyer for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Prior to joining the ACCC, Alexandra worked at a number of national law firms, principally in the areas of competition, commercial and corporate law.

Alexandra now works as a private legal advisor exclusively in the areas of competition and consumer law. Since 2006, Alexandra has also been a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne, teaching competition law subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters programme. In addition, she is the co-publisher and editor of The State of Competition (, a regular newsletter on issues in Australian competition law.


  • 2012–present
    Competition Lawyer, Sole Practice
  • 2006–present
    Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne Law School
  • 2006–2012
    Principal Lawyer, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission


  • 2010 
    University of Melbourne, PhD