Class notes

We encourage our alumni to share news of their successes and to keep us updated by submitting your own class notes. Here are some of the updates our alumni have recently shared with us or have been in the media.

18
Jan
2019

Dempster joins KPMG

Andrew Dempster, LLB (Hons) '95, BSc (Hons) '96, GDLP '96

Andrew Dempster has joined KPMG in Canberra as a Director. He previously founded his own consultancy firm, Proofpoint Advisory, and has worked at Swinburne University and as a Senior Adviser for the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
16
Jan
2019

Lim named as Influential Singapore Lawyer

Kenn Lim, BComm ’12, LLB (Hons) ’12

Kenn Lim has been named as one of Singapore's most influential lawyers aged 40 and under for 2018 by 'Singapore Business Review'. He is a partner at Colin Ng & Partners, making partner less than 4 years from the time of being called to the Singapore Bar.
10
Jan
2019

Wei appointed Partner

John Wei, GDLP '13

John Wei has been appointed a Partner in the Holding Redlich Brisbane office in its national property and projects group. He previously consulted for Herbert Smith Freehills advising Chinese clients on international investments.
05
Jan
2019

Sundar appointed to newly listed ASX company

Vik Sundar, JD '09, GDLP '10

ANU Law alumnus Vik Sundar has been appointed Managing Director of Law at the newly ASX listed financial services company, Evans Dixon.
13
Dec
2018

Chaudhri appointed to Ministerial Advisory Council

Radhika Chaudhri , BA '12, LLB (Hons) '12, LLM '14

Radhika Chaudhri has been appointed to the 2019-20 ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Women. The Council is an independent voice, able to raise and debate those issues that matter to women in the ACT.
12
Dec
2018

Zhang awarded 2019 Anne Wexler Scholarship

Xiao He (Helen) Zhang , BAsiaStudies ’10, LLB (Hons) ’10, GDLP ’12

Xiao He (Helen) Zhang has been awarded the 2019 Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship. She will undertake a Mid-Career Master in Public Administration at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Helen is currently a Legal Officer at DFAT.
12
Dec
2018

Bao receives 2019 Fulbright Scholarship

Edmund Bao , BComm '14, LLB (Hons) '15

Edmund Bao has been awarded a 2019 Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship. He hopes to undertake a comparative study of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Australia’s anti-corruption regime, and their intersection with sociological jurisprudence.
11
Dec
2018

Drumgold announced as ACT DPP

Shane Drumgold, LLM '04

Shane Drumgold has been appointed as the new ACT Director of Public Prosecutions. He has more than 16 years of experience and is currently the Deputy Director of the ACT office. He will commence the role on January 1 for a seven-year term.
10
Dec
2018

Three alumni appointed Partner at Sparke Helemore

Various Alumni,

Three ANU Law alumni, Ben Nicholls (BComm ’98, LLB ’00, LLM ’05), Sharon Rowe (LLB ’00, GDLP ’00, LLM ’07) and Liana Westcott (BA ’04, LLB ’05, GDLP ’07, LLM ‘14), have been appointed to Partner as part of Sparke Helmore’s government team in Canberra.
07
Dec
2018

Minchin appointed to Foreign Investment Review Board

Nick Minchin, BEc ’75, LLB ‘77

The Hon Nick Minchin has been appointed to the Foreign Investment Review Board. He was the former consul-general in New York and former Howard government Minister. His five-year term starts on 17 December 2018.

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