Kirstie is Global Competition Counsel at BHP. Based in Singapore, Kirstie is responsible for the group’s competition law compliance framework and leads the BHP competition law team advising advises clients located across the BHP group on the full range of competition law matters, including merger control, investigations and day to day counselling. Before joining BHP, Kirstie spent over a decade in private practice as a competition law specialist with international law firms in London, Brussels, Shanghai and Singapore, and was among the first European competition lawyers to relocate to China to assist clients with aspects of the developing competition laws in Asia. Her practice has covered all aspects of competition law, including cartels, dominance, mergers and appeals to the European Courts. Kirstie was also a founding partner of Landmark Asia in Singapore, a boutique public affairs consultancy assisting clients with regulation and policy throughout the APAC region.