Gateway Network Governance Body Dispute Resolution Panel

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC has been appointed a member of the Gateway Network Governance Body Dispute Resolution Panel. The GNGB manages the integrity, security and effectiveness of Australia's Superannuation Transactions Network, the network developed to assist employers and superannuation funds meet their obligations under the mandatory Data and Payments Standards that arose from the implementation of the SuperStream regulatory program.

National Broadband Network (NBN) Arbitral Panel

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC has been appointed an Arbitral Pool Member for determination of disputes arising between NBN Co and its Customers. NBN Co was established to design, build and operate Australia's new high-speed, wholesale local access broadband network

Dominique's appointment is pursuant to the dispute management regime included in the NBN Co's Special Access Undertaking given to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission under section 152CBA(2) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). The term of appointment is 2 years.

Supreme Court Mediators Panel & NSW BarADR approved Arbitrator

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC has been appointed to the NSW Bar Association’s list of mediators for the referral of Supreme Court of New South Wales matters for the period 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017, pursuant to the Civil Procedure Act 2005, Joint Protocol and Supreme Court Practice Note No. SC Gen 6.

The NSW Bar Association has also confirmed Dominique as a BarADR approved Arbitrator. BarADR is an initiative of the New South Wales Bar Association to provide solicitors, in-house counsel and members of the public with access to barristers trained and accredited in the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes of mediation, arbitration and expert determination.

Trustee Board of Club Plus Superannuation Scheme

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC has been appointed a Trustee Director of the Club Plus Superannuation Scheme.

Club Plus Super is a superannuation provider for registered clubs, hospitality and related industries with $2.126 billion in funds under management, approx. 100,000 members and 18,500 contributing employers.

The Trustee Board meets monthly (near her chambers, in Hunter Street, Sydney). Dominique will also be joining the Audit & Risk Committee, which meets quarterly.

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Senior Counsel for the State of New South Wales

Dominique Hogan-Doran has been appointed a Senior Counsel for the State of New South Wales.

Australian Financial Review report:

Among other new silks is Dominique Hogan-Doran, a commercial and alternative dispute resolution barrister who co-authored the bar’s sexual harassment policy and said that she was “honoured to be joining the ranks of commercial silks”.

Read more: http://www.afr.com/business/legal/nations-first-indigenous-silk-appointed-by-nsw-bar-20150924-gjtrtu#ixzz3mgFyMb3Z

Sydney Morning Herald report:

“It brings the total number of silks in the state to 392, of which 9.95 per cent or 39 are women. Of the 2324 barristers in the state, 497 or 21.4 per cent are women.

The new appointments include Sydney barrister Dominique Hogan-Doran, a past president of Australian Women Lawyers and a co-author of the Bar Association’s inaugural sexual harassment policy. A commercial barrister, Ms Hogan-Doran was one of the counsel who appeared for Senator Arthur Sinodinos at the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption. …”

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/legal-affairs-nsw-bar-association-appoints-26-barristers-to-senior-counsel-20150924-gjuf3s.html#ixzz3pURVeqje