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Adam Watson

Head of Operations & Emergency Management at WorkSafe Victoria
Adam has spent more than 13 years in investigations and leadership positions within WorkSafe. ... More

Adrian Cartland

Principal, Cartland Law
Adrian Cartland, the 2017 Young Lawyer of the Year, has worked as a tax lawyer in top tier law... More

Alex Wilson

Partner, Lethbridges Barristers and Solicitors
Alex began working at Lethbridges Barristers and Solicitors as a paralegal while completing her... More

Amanda Storey

Director – Legal Practice, Consumer Action Law Centre
Amanda Storey is the Director of Legal Practice of the Consumer Action Law Centre a Victorian... More

Anna Bradley

Chair, Solicitors Regulation Authority, England & Wales
Anna is an experienced Chair and independent board member, with a strong interest in consumer... More

Anna Cronin

Commissioner for Better Regulation
Anna Cronin is Victoria's first Commissioner for Better Regulation, appointed by the Victorian... More

Ashley Davidson

Partner / Executive Director, Pitcher Partners
Ashley is a Partner / Executive Director of Pitcher Partners who has provided accounting,... More

Carl White

Director, CXINLAW
Carl is a passionate advocate of service excellence and recognised as a Client Experience... More

Catherine Myers

CEO, Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation
Catherine Myers was appointed CEO for the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor... More

Catherine Wolthuizen

Board Member, VLSB, and Chair, VLSB Consumer Advisory Committee
Catherine brings her considerable experience as a consumer advocate and ombudsman to the... More

Chris Robertson

Executive Director, Strategy & Policy, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Chris has held senior leadership roles for over 15 years in health policy and regulatory reform,... More

Dan Creasey

Head of Pro Bono and Community Impact, King & Wood Mallesons
Dan is Head of Pro Bono & Community Impact at King & Wood Mallesons leading a team of... More

Danielah Iacono

Acting Manager, Discipline & Suitability, Victorian Legal Services Board

Dr George Rivers

Director, Rivers Economic Consulting
Dr George Rivers is a director of Rivers Economic Consulting and a member of the Economics... More

Dr Ian Freckelton QC

Dr Ian Freckelton is an experienced Queen’s Counsel with a national practice that is... More

Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine

CEO, Health Justice Australia
Tessa is the founding CEO of Health Justice Australia, established in 2016 as the national... More

Fiona Bennett

Chairperson, Legal Services Board
Fiona is a non-executive director of Hills Ltd and Select Harvests Ltd. She is a Chartered... More

Fiona McLeay

Victorian Legal Services Commissioner & CEO Victorian Legal Services Board
Fiona was appointed as the Victorian Legal Services Commissioner and CEO of the Board in... More

Geoff Browne

Lead Ombudsman - Small Business, Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA)
Geoff Browne has held several high profile senior roles supporting the small business sector. ... More

Georjeana Brennan

Acting Assistant Manager, Enquiries & Review, Victorian Legal Services Board

Gerard Brody

CEO, Consumer Action Law Centre
The Consumer Action Law Centre, an independent, not-for-profit consumer organisation based in... More

Greg May

Legal Profession Conduct Commissioner
Greg graduated from Law at Adelaide University in December 1984. He commenced practising in... More

Helen Townley

National Director, Policy and Accreditation, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Helen Townley has a legal and policy background, and a graduate diploma in psychological... More

John McKenzie

NSW Legal Services Commissioner
John McKenzie was re-appointed as NSW Legal Services Commissioner on 28 February 2019 for a... More

Julie Condon QC

Julie practices in all facets of criminal law. She has appeared in interstate jurisdictions and... More

Kate Anderson

Barrister, Victorian Bar
Kate joined the Victorian Bar in 2000 and has developed a broad, general commercial practice,... More

Kate Jenkins

Sex Discrimination Commissioner
Kate Jenkins is Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner and a member of the Australian... More

Katherine Lorenz

CEO, Victorian Bar
Katherine Lorenz commenced as CEO of the Victorian Bar in November 2018. Katherine is... More

Kellie Grainger

Chief Executive Officer, Law Society Northern Territory
Kellie Grainger is the Chief Executive Officer at the Law Society Northern Territory. The... More

Kerri-anne Millard

Director, Policy & Outreach, Victorian Legal Services Board
A driven collaborator and an unlikely lawyer, Kerri-anne Millard brings 20 years practising in... More

Liz Harris

Board Member, Victorian Legal Services Board
Liz is Director of Ovid Consulting and consults to corporate and government in-house counsel and... More

Madeleine Smith

Executive Director, Quality Assessment & Regulation, DET
Madeleine has been Executive Director of the Quality Assessment and Regulation Division of the... More

Mark Woods

Principal, Tyler Tipping and Woods
Mark is an Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law and Family Law, and general litigator... More

Mary Ollivier

Director, Regulatory, New Zealand Law Society
Mary Ollivier is the New Zealand Law Society’s Director, Regulatory. Mary was admitted to... More

Matt Collins QC

President, Victorian Bar
Dr Matt Collins AM QC is the President of the Victorian Bar and a barrister specialising in... More

Michael Tidball

Chief Executive Officer, Law Society of NSW
Michael Tidball was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Law Society of New South Wales in... More

Mitzi Gilligan

Principal and Founder, Hive Legal
Mitzi is also a Director at Xakia Technologies, Director RATCH – Australia, Chair of... More

Neil Mallon

General Manager Regulatory, New Zealand Law Society
Neil Mallon is the General Manager Regulatory at the New Zealand Law Society and a member of its... More

Peter Corcoran

Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Institute of Teaching
Peter Corcoran was appointed CEO of the Victorian Institute of Teaching in February 2018; his... More

Philip Willox

EEO Partner and Perth People Partner, King Wood & Mallesons
Philip Willox is a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution team in King & Wood... More

Prof. Nigel J Balmer

Research Director, Victoria Law Foundation
Nigel joined the VLF in December 2018 as its inaugural Research Director. He has been conducting... More

Robert Fitzgerald AM

Ageing and Disability Commissioner, NSW
Robert Fitzgerald AM was formerly a Commissioner with the Productivity Commission since 2004 and... More

Ronwyn North

Chair, Continuing Legal Education Association of Australasia (CLEAA)
Ronwyn is currently chair of CLEAA (Continuing Legal Education Association of Australasia).... More

Samantha Bishop

Assistant General Counsel, Victoria Legal Aid
Samantha Bishop worked as a commercial lawyer in the UK and Australia, including 12 years as... More

The Hon. David John Habersberger

Deputy Chairman, Victorian Legal Admissions Board
David Habersberger was admitted to practice in 1972 and signed the Bar Roll of Counsel in... More

The Hon. Jill Hennessy MP

Attorney General of Victoria
Jill Hennessy is the Attorney-General and Minister for Workplace Safety in the second Andrews... More

Tina Turner

Head of Court Programs, Justice Connect
Tina Turner is the Head of Court Programs at Justice Connect. She has been in the access to... More