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Alexandra Heysen

Alexandra Heysen photo Litigation counsel and associate director | Macquarie Group

Alexandra Heysen is an experienced litigation counsel and associate director based in Sydney, first joining Macquarie Group in November 2014 after a glittering career at the Royal Bank of Scotland, the Khan Partnership, and in private practice. Dual qualified in England and Wales and Australia, Heysen handles all litigation matters for Macquarie Group across its …

Andrew Clarke

Andrew Clarke photo Group general counsel and company secretary | Origin Energy

One of Australia’s leading integrated energy companies with gas and renewable energy exploration, production and sales operations, legal support to Origin Energy is led by Andrew Clarke, group general counsel and company secretary. Clarke is an experienced lawyer and expert in the financial legal and energy law industries. Formerly a partner at a major national …

Andrew Finch

Andrew Finch photo General counsel and group executive, office of the CEO | Qantas Airways

Australia’s flag carrier and the third oldest airline in the world, Qantas Airways has a large reputational and commercial presence in the market that requires constant, comprehensive and prompt legal advice. Andrew Finch – general counsel and group executive with responsibility for the office of the CEO – has a large part to play in …

Anna Golovsky

Anna Golovsky photo Head of operations, legal and governance | AMP

In February 2018, Anna Golovsky assumed the position of head of operations, legal and governance for Australian financial services business AMP, demonstrating the acknowledgement on behalf of the business of the importance of the function of legal operations within high-profile organisations. Golovsky’s legal career first began after her qualification in 1995, and she went on …

Anna Lenahan

Anna Lenahan photo Group general counsel and group executive, group corporate affairs | Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Joining in November 2016, Anna Lenahan brought her considerable in-house commercial and financial legal experience to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia after working in executive legal positions at Suncorp and in private practice at Allens Arthur, now Allens. She also has experience as a crown prosecutor at the Department of Public Prosecutions in Perth and …

Anna Lozynski

Anna Lozynski photo General counsel | L’Oréal Australia and New Zealand

In 2012, at 31 years of age, Anna Lozynski was appointed as an executive level greenfield general counsel to establish the legal function for the Australian and New Zealand wholly owned subsidiaries of the L’Oréal Group, the world’s largest beauty company. Lozynski leads an in-house team currently comprised of three lawyers servicing all of the …

Anne Lock

Anne Lock photo General counsel, Australia and New Zealand | Bosch

After graduating from Monash University, the majority of Anne Lock’s 22 years in legal practice have been in-house, firstly with energy giant ExxonMobil, then consulting in the Middle East before joining the global engineering and technology leader Bosch in Melbourne in 2013. Her earlier private practice experience covered criminal law advocacy and general practice. With …

Annette Spencer

Annette Spencer photo General counsel | UBS

An accomplished general counsel with more than 20 years of financial services legal experience and proficiency in risk and governance matters, Annette Spencer is the general counsel of UBS in Australia. She is part of the bank’s Asia Pacific IB risk committee, Australasian country committee, and global legal management committee. Having received over 10 industry …

Ashe-lee Jegathesan

Ashe-lee Jegathesan photo General counsel and company secretary | Vocus Group

Ashe-lee Jegathesan assumed her current position as general counsel and company secretary of Vocus Group in February 2016, following the successful merger of Vocus Group and M2 Group. Prior to this, she had a long career in private practice and as legal counsel and general counsel in the IT sector, specifically at Melbourne IT and …

Betty Ivanoff

Betty Ivanoff photo Group general counsel | Coca-Cola Amatil

Betty Ivanoff first arrived at Coca-Cola Amatil in 2016, having previously undertaken a wide range of legal roles both in private practice and in-house, the latter spanning engineering, construction, building materials, sugar and FMCG sectors in both private and ASX listed companies. Immediately before joining Coca-Cola Amatil, Ivanoff assumed her first general counsel and company …

Blaise Lyons

Blaise Lyons photo Principal legal officer | New South Wales Ministry of Health

With 16 years at the helm of the legal operations at New South Wales (NSW) Ministry of Health as principal legal officer, Blaise Lyons has developed her expertise and is an important figure in NSW government legal departments. Lyons is responsible for all of the legal affairs of the government department of NSW, from employment, …

Bob Santamaria

Bob Santamaria photo Group general counsel | Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ)

Prior to joining ANZ Banking Group in 2007, Bob Santamaria had been a partner for 20 years at the law firm now known as Allens, specialising in M&A and corporate reconstructions, serving as executive partner of the corporate department and handling the client relationships with Rio Tinto, Amcor, ANZ Bank, BHP, Goldman Sachs, JBWere and …

Brett Cameron

Brett Cameron photo General counsel and company secretary | Dexus

After nine years with a major law firm, specialising in M&A, securities, and corporate law in Sydney and then Hong Kong, and four years as head of legal for Macquarie Asia Real Estate in Hong Kong, Brett Cameron was recruited back into Australia with Dexus as a senior legal counsel and then stepped into the …

Bruce Moore

Bruce Moore photo General counsel | Australian Red Cross

The Australian Red Cross is a leading humanitarian aid and community services charity in Australia and an auxiliary to government with historic roots dating back to the early 20th century. Based in Melbourne, general counsel Bruce Moore has achieved industry-wide praise for his leadership and handling of legal issues affecting the organisation, along with his …

Carmel Mulhern

Carmel Mulhern photo Group general counsel and group executive corporate affairs | Telstra

Almost two decades ago – after a successful career in private practice at Mallesons and other leading firms, and in academia – Carmel Mulhern moved in-house to Telstra as the general counsel of finance and administration. In 2007 she became the company secretary and in 2012, became the group general counsel, which she remains, also …

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