Demystifying Law Careers: corporate and commercial law

Date & time
5.30–7pm Monday 10 October 2022
Venue

ANU College of Law, Moot Court 6 Fellows Road Acton, ACT 2601

Accommodation

For interstate visitors, we offer suggestions for accommodation near ANU.

Contact
Temiloluwa Oladiji
Panel discussion

Part of the Demystifying Law Careers series

Demystifying law careers

Are you interested in where your law degree could take you? Join the ANU College of Law for the Demystifying Law Careers series as we focus on exploring careers in corporate and commercial law

Our panellists will explore their experiences in the legal field as well as the steps they took to get to their current positions. Light refreshments will be provided.

The Demystifying Law Career series focuses on analysing traditional and alternative careers through panel discussions featuring various leaders in the legal field. Throughout the series, we will be exploring various careers in international and comparative law, law reform, social justice and environmental law, public law, commercial and corporate law.

Speakers

  • Rachael Lewis »

    Rachael Lewis

    Rachael is the Practice Leader for the firm's national Mergers & Acquisitions practice team, and Partner in Charge of the Canberra office of KWM. Rachael is a member of our national telecommunications, media, entertainment and technology team. She has experience in large-scale systems integration projects, software licensing, telecommunications regulation and contracting and other large commercial contracts involving regulated infrastructure, IT procurement and technology related services agreements.

    Rachael is a telecommunications expert, having acted extensively on all manner of telecommunications matters. She has advised on the Telecommunications Act and its related legislation, facilities access (including access to mobile transmission towers, ducts and exchanges) and other telecommunications service access arrangements (including declared services under the Competition and Consumer Act). Rachael has advised on wholesale and retail telecommunications contracts and has a deep understanding of the telecommunications regulatory framework in Australia, having acted on some of the largest telecommunications transactions (including involving the National Broadband Network).

    Rachael also has significant experience in Commonwealth procurement (acting for both vendors and the Commonwealth). She has advised the Commonwealth on issues arising under the Commonwealth Procurement Rules, the Intellectual Property Principles and other Commonwealth legal and policy requirements, and has worked on a number of whole of Australian Government procurements. Rachael has also acted for tenderers and has negotiated with the Commonwealth in relation to significant Commonwealth ICT procurement contracts.

  • Dr Michelle Worthington »

    Michelle Worthington

    Dr Michelle Worthington is a Lecturer at the ANU Law School. An interdisciplinary scholar, Dr Worthington’s work focuses on the design of legal systems and devices, with a particular focus on the role that values play in design. Dr Worthington is currently working on a series of projects at the intersection of law, ethical theory and regulatory theory, including a monograph on the various ways ethical theory can be used to improve the function of the for-profit corporation. Her research is informed by her experience working in the private, community and public legal sectors.

  • Hugh Griffin »

    Hugh Griffin

    Hugh is the co-founder of Hazelbrook legal. He recently won the Corporate Partner of the Year and Financial Services Partner of the Year at the 2022 Lawyers Weekly Australian Partner of the Year awards. He brings a unique perspective, with a science law background and as a financial services and regulatory expert. Hugh has worked for over a decade in Big Law in Sydney and Hong Kong (Clayton Utz and Allen & Overy). 

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