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Jerome Fahrer


Jerome leads ACIL Allen’s competition policy practice, and advises corporate and government clients on energy and climate change, payment systems, telecommunications, wagering, and competition and regulation policy.

About Jerome

Significant recent projects undertaken by Jerome include:

  • expert witness in the Land Court of Queensland in several resource development cases
  • expert witness in the Federal Court in an anti-dumping case
  • advice to Australian Meat Processor Corporation on regulatory reform of the meat processing industry
  • advice to MasterCard on regulation of payments systems
  • cost benefit analysis of new hospitals in Queensland
  • advice to VicRoads on the regulation of drivers and vehicles
  • advice to Infrastructure Victoria on an economic framework for assessing infrastructure needs
  • advice to Industrial Relations Victoria on the design of Portable Long Service Leave schemes
  • advice to Mobil Oil on proposed regulation of access to jet fuel facilities at airports
  • advice to Woolworths on its contribution to the Australian economy

Education & Qualifications

Prior to joining ACIL Allen in 1995, Jerome was a senior official of the Reserve Bank of Australia. He was a member of the Tasmanian Government’s Expert Review Panel on the Electricity Industry.

Jerome was educated at University of New South Wales and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Master of Public Affairs Administration, Master of Arts, and PhD.