In-house Leaders 2019

Thirty-three leading lawyers from across the country stand above the rest

In-house Leaders 2019

The verdict is in and the best in-house counsel in Australia are recognised in Australasian Lawyer’s inaugural In-house Leaders list.

Thirty-three leading lawyers from across the country stand above the rest for demonstrating leadership and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and creativity to achieve excellent results and meet the needs of their organisations.

This year’s In-house Leaders, selected from nominations from across the profession, all have proven track records of achievement throughout their careers to date.

Adam Lister, Group general counsel, AEG Ogden

Adam Lister, Group general counsel, AEG Ogden

Angie Coleman, General counsel and company secretary, Springfield City Group

Angie Coleman, General counsel and company secretary, Springfield City Group

Anna Lozynski, General counsel, L'Oreal Australia & New Zealand

Anna Lozynski, General counsel, L'Oreal Australia & New Zealand

Ben Willis, Head of legal, Nova Entertainment

Ben Willis, Head of legal, Nova Entertainment

Cesilia Kim, Group executive corporate and regulatory affairs, legal and procurement, Snowy Hydro

Cesilia Kim, Group executive corporate and regulatory affairs, legal and procurement, Snowy Hydro

Charles Cho, General counsel, NSW Treasury

Charles Cho, General counsel, NSW Treasury

Denisha Anbu, General counsel and corporate secretary, Sydney Water Corporation

Denisha Anbu, General counsel and corporate secretary, Sydney Water Corporation

Elaine Leong, Group general counsel and group company secretary, The Benevolent Society

Elaine Leong, Group general counsel and group company secretary, The Benevolent Society

Erin Scarrow, Senior Manager, Accenture

Erin Scarrow, Senior Manager, Accenture

Gabrielle Hirsch, Legal counsel, ONJCRI

Gabrielle Hirsch, Legal counsel, ONJCRI

James Couche and Nicholas Sedgwick, Vice president and legal counsel, Thales

James Couche and Nicholas Sedgwick, Vice president and legal counsel, Thales

James Nguyen, Head of Legal, TEG Pty Ltd

James Nguyen, Head of Legal, TEG Pty Ltd

Jorden Lam, General Counsel & GM Commercial Affairs, HESTA Super Fund

Jorden Lam, General Counsel & GM Commercial Affairs, HESTA Super Fund

Julie Galligan, Group general counsel, Transurban

Julie Galligan, Group general counsel, Transurban

Katrina Gowans, National Legal Transformation Lead, Origin Energy

Katrina Gowans, National Legal Transformation Lead, Origin Energy

Kieran Chute, Legal counsel, Bunnings Group Ltd

Kieran Chute, Legal counsel, Bunnings Group Ltd

Lachlan Pfeiffer, General counsel and company secretary, VIVA Energy Australia

Lachlan Pfeiffer, General counsel and company secretary, VIVA Energy Australia

Malcolm Haack, General group counsel, Orica

Malcolm Haack, General group counsel, Orica

Marnie Manning, General Group Counsel, Smile Solutions Group

Marnie Manning, General Group Counsel, Smile Solutions Group

Michael Tropea, General Counsel & Company Secretary (AU & NZ), AIA Australia

Michael Tropea, General Counsel & Company Secretary (AU & NZ), AIA Australia

Nathan Lanthois, Chief legal and commercial officer, Transdev Australasia

Nathan Lanthois, Chief legal and commercial officer, Transdev Australasia

Nik Andersen, General counsel and company secretary, Ixom

Nik Andersen, General counsel and company secretary, Ixom

Paul Gregory, Senior legal counsel, WesTrac

Paul Gregory, Senior legal counsel, WesTrac

Paula Edwards-Moffat, Senior legal counsel, Tesla Motors Australia Pty Ltd

Paula Edwards-Moffat, Senior legal counsel, Tesla Motors Australia Pty Ltd

Philip Ware, General counsel, Stanwell Corporation

Philip Ware, General counsel, Stanwell Corporation

Ray Pagliano, Senior corporate counsel, Optus

Ray Pagliano, Senior corporate counsel, Optus

Ria Manguray, Legal counsel, Tourism Australia

Ria Manguray, Legal counsel, Tourism Australia

Richard Bell, Corporate general counsel and group company secretary, Aristocrat

Richard Bell, Corporate general counsel and group company secretary, Aristocrat

Shannon Landers, Group legal manager, Cotton On Group

Shannon Landers, Group legal manager, Cotton On Group

Tim McDonald, Head of legal, Lendlease

Tim McDonald, Head of legal, Lendlease

Verity White, Legal Counsel & Automation Coach, Telstra

Verity White, Legal Counsel & Automation Coach, Telstra

Vicki Robinson, General Manager - Legal (Corporate), Wesfarmers Limited

Vicki Robinson, General Manager - Legal (Corporate), Wesfarmers Limited

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