Ray Steinwall is an Australian lawyer, author and commentator
He is General Counsel of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia, a Member of the Australian Competition Tribunal and Adjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales Australia. He is also Editor of the Competition and Consumer Law Journal and a member of the Competition and Consumer Committee of the Law Council of Australia
His previous roles include membership of the Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council, General Counsel of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales, Principal Policy Adviser with The Cabinet Office of New South Wales and associate of a number of Australian law firms
He has over 25 years’ experience in providing legal and policy advice to business and governments on competition, consumer law, commercial law, regulation and public policy
He has also undertaken a number of reviews for governments including a review of statutory implied conditions and warranties and a review of statutory unconscionable conduct and the franchising code of conduct
For over 20 years’ he has lectured undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales and at other Australian institutions
He has published numerous books and articles in journals and in the media
He has an interest in the development of law in the Asia/Pacific and has provided training and advice to regulatory agencies in the region. His other areas of work include cultural diversity, human rights and public policy.