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AGL Energy

AGL Energy is an integrated Australian energy company with operating business units involved in both the generation and retailing of electricity for residential and commercial use. The company operates power stations that use natural gas, wind, thermal and solar energy, and hydroelectricity. Established in 1837, the company now has more than 3.5 million customers and …

AIA Australia

Michael Tropea, general counsel and company secretary, leads the team of nine Australian lawyers and one company secretarial support staff providing service aligned to the strategic objectives of leading insurance company AIA Australia. Under Tropea’s leadership, the team has been restructured to provide dedicated legal partners to each business channel – a structure which enables …

AIG New Zealand

American International Group, more commonly known as AIG, has been operating in New Zealand since 1970. In December 2011 AIG New Zealand became the first licensed insurer under the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 (IPSA) and as a result, the company became subject to the IPSA regulatory regime administered by the Reserve Bank of New …

Amcor

Amcor is an Australian multinational packaging company that accrued a revenue figure of $9.5bn through its production of plastic packaging goods that are used in several industries. Amcor is a listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange and is supported by a small legal department that is not only knowledgeable in all relevant areas of …

ANZ Bank New Zealand

Featuring an abundance of exceptional legal professionals, such as Elizabeth Weaver, Cushla Scholfield and newly appointed general counsel David Bricklebank, ANZ Bank’s legal group in New Zealand has recently won won acclaim both within the ANZ Bank business and by external parties. Comprised of over 30 lawyers, the team is responsible for all legal and …

Auckland International Airport

Overseeing legal matters pertaining to New Zealand’s largest publically listed company by market cap, the in-house legal function at Auckland International Airport contains five lawyers employed to overlook specific parts of the business in addition to a legal executive. The legal team is led by general counsel and company secretary Scott Weenink, who explains that …

Aurizon

Transporting over 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities each year, Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 50 Australian Securities Exchange company. Senior vice president and general counsel David Wenck and managing counsel for the corporate legal advisory team, Cathie Day, both joined in 2010. One of their first major successes as …

Australia Post

Australia Post is a government owned corporation that delivers postal services in Australia and abroad. Headquartered in Melbourne, Australian Post largely operates in Australia, with offices scattered across the country. Australia Post is one of the most trusted brands in Australia, employing more than 36,000 people across our integrated delivery, logistics, retail and ecommerce network. …

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

A historic company with an important place in the history of broadcasting in Australia, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is a government-owned entity that is predominantly known for its television and radio services, in addition to its provision of online and mobile services. One of the most notable legal teams to in the media sector …

Australian Securites Exchange

Led by general counsel and company secretary Alistair Clarkson, the legal team of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) continues a tradition of excellent legal oversight and regulation of the exchange, in order to promote a fair and prosperous forum for investors to create wealth in the country. The ASX legal team is stacked with financial, …

Australian Transportation Safety Bureau

National transportation safety investigation bodies fulfil a highly important role both domestically and internationally. The loss of an airliner, for instance, is likely to have safety implications the world over. Systemic and independent investigations that seek the truth offer the hope that lessons will be learned and similar tragedies avoided in the future so getting …

Beyond International

Founded in Australia, Beyond International is an international television and film production company with operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and the United States. Having joined the company in 2002, the current general manager of legal and business affairs, Peter Tehan, has a wide-ranging background in various aspects of the law including corporate, commercial, …

BHP Billiton

An organisation that needs little by way of introduction and the fourth largest company in Australia by market capitalisation as of August 2017, BHP Billiton is one of the most successful mining companies globally and reported a figure of $30.9bn AUD in revenue for 2016. The company has recently announced an enormous investment worth $2.2bn …

BOSCH Australia

German multinational engineering and electronics company Bosch has had a presence in Australia since 1907. 110 years later, Bosch Australia currently generates revenues of over $750m AUD per annum in Oceania, and employs over 1,400 associates covering a cover a diverse range of businesses including household appliances, security technology, power tools and accessories and engineering …

Brookfield Property Partners

Having doubled the size of the team over the past two years, senior vice president legal and general counsel of Brookfield Property Partners Claire Bibby oversees a team of high quality professionals dedicated to advising the Sydney based property company in a ‘collaborative nature, with a supportive team structure and innovative style’. Comprised of ten …

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