Rebecca Johnston

Rebecca is a corporate advisory lawyer at national Australian law firm Clayton Utz. Rebecca has advised on a number of cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions. Her current focus is aviation law, advising Australian and international clients on aviation matters including legislative and regulatory matters, sale and purchase of aircraft and safety and security issues. Rebecca also advises on climate change law and policy. Rebecca is also an Adjunct Lecturer in Aviation Law at the University of Notre Dame Australia.

Blog Posts

Air travel and 21st century fears

Posted on 7 November 2014 by David Hodgkinson & Rebecca Johnston

Air travel shows robust and sustained growth of 4 to 5% per year, and Airbus anticipates that air traffic will continue to grow at just under 5% annually.

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Putting a price on carbon: Why not a carbon tax?

Posted on 29 September 2014 by David Hodgkinson & Rebecca Johnston

In Australia there has never really been a debate about the merits of particular policy instruments available to governments – price-based or quantity-based ones – to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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