General Counsel Summit

Date(s) - 02/05/2017 - 03/05/2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Swissotel Sydney


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WLANSW Members and Colleagues get a 10% off the advertised rate, simply enter the code WLANSW10 on registration. Significant savings with Early Bird Prices (ends 17 March)

In a business landscape of constant reinvention, negotiating legal issues calls for superior risk management with a firm focus on innovation. Today’s General Counsel must become agile legal strategists who can sustain business growth and integrity across diverse jurisdictions.

Bringing together the best in-house legal minds from Australia’s leading companies, the General Counsel Summit is the nation’s premier learning and networking platform designed for – and delivered by – General Counsel.

At the forefront of executive insight and inspiration, the General Counsel Summit equips in-house counsel with the strategies they need to further their vision, skills and leadership in 2017.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Hugh Brady, General Counsel, Executive Office of the President (USA)
  • Jim Slattery, Former Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, NBC Universal (USA)
  • Caroline Cox, General Counsel, BHP Billiton
  • Rod Sims, Chairman, ACCC
  • Dr Simon Longstaff AO, Executive Director, The Ethics Centre
  • Senator The Hon. George Brandis QC, Attorney-General
  • Geoffrey Watson SC
  • Carmel Mulhern, Group General Counsel, Telstra
  • Dr Richard Dammery, Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary, Woolworths Limited
  • Cathie Armour, Commissioner, ASIC
  • Shoshana Shields, Director of Legal, eBay Australia & New Zealand
  • Katrina Johnson, Director of Legal, Australia & New Zealand, Uber
  • Kate Eastoe, General Counsel, Ooh! Media
  • Simon Tuxen, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary, Westfield Corporation
  • Matthew FitzGerald, General Counsel, David Jones
  • Andrew Finch, General Counsel & Company Secretary, Qantas
  • Maya vanden Driesen, Group General Counsel, Wesfarmers Limited
  • Julian Rebechi, General Counsel, Swisse Wellness

For a full speaker list and more information, please visit or call 02 80048590.

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