Corporations, Banking & Financial Services

Enforcing the new Banking Executive Accountability Regime
UNSW Centre for Law, Markets & Regulation, 2 May 2018

Modern Corporate Governance: The Practice of Minutes
Governance Institute of Australia 2017 Corporate Governance Forum, 31 May 2017

Conflicts of Interest and Duty
Women on Boards Australia, Sydney Directors' Circle, 14 March 2017

Directors and Officers Duties - Recent Cases and Regulatory Developments
UNSW Centre for Law, Markets & Regulation Practitioners' Forum, 10 March 2017 

Corporate Governance & Directors Duties: Recent Developments
KeyPoint Law In-House Continuing Legal Education Day, 26 March 2016

Banking & Financial Services Law - Recent Developments
UNSW Banking & Financial Services Law Forum, 21 October 2015

The Future of Financial Advice & Liability of Financial Advisors 
NSW Bar Association, Orange 28 February 2015 and Parramatta, 14 March 2015

Not for Profit Directorships
Women on Boards Australia, UBS Forum, 25 September 2014

Shareholder protection in complex capital markets
Commercial Bar Association of Victoria, 27 August 2014

Thought Leadership Forum on Directors’ Duties
Law Society of New South Wales, 16 July 2013

Winding Up Unregistered Managed Investments Schemes – A Roadmap
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Enforcement Directorate, 4 August 2008

The impact of the James Hardie inquiry on Corporations Law
James Hardie: Where to from here? Conference, The College of Law, 4 March 2005


Royal Commissions, Public Inquiries, and Investigations

Royal Commissions in Australia
South Australian Bar Association, Adelaide, 20 March 2018

Managing Corporate Interests in Public Inquiries
UNSW Issues for In-House Counsel Seminar, 8 November 2017 

Responding To Crisis: Royal Commissions And Public Inquiries In Australia 
UNSW LLM program in Regulation, Litigation & Enforcement, 27 September 2013

Regulator Powers, Client Privileges And Responses: Legal Professional Privilege And Privilege Against Self Incrimination
UNSW LLM program in Regulation, Litigation & Enforcement, 25 September 2013

A Practical Guide for Lawyers Advising Subjects of Investigation
NSW Young Lawyers, Annual One Day Seminar on the Evidence Act, 29 October 2011

Compulsion in Gathering Evidence
UNSW LLM program in Regulation, Litigation & Enforcement, 19 September 2011

Whistleblowing in the Private Sector
Whistleblowers Australia Annual Conference, North Parramatta, 24 November 2007



International Law & Commerce

Orthodoxy & Innovation in the Proof of Foreign Law (co-author)
Sydney Law School Commercial Issues in Private International Law Conference, 16 February 2018

International Law Developments in Australia (co-author)
American Bar Association Section of International Law (2017) 51 International Legal Developments Year in Review: 2016 at 579-82

The G20 and Global Financial Regulation
Australian & New Zealand International Law Society International Economic Law Workshop, 12 October 2017

In Conversation with His Excellency His Honour Judge James Crawford, International Court of Justice
Australian Bar Association Bi-Annual Conference in London, 3 July 2017 (Transcript)

Developments in Private International Law
Sydney Centre for International Law 5th Year In Review Conference, 17 February 2017

Cross-Border Issues in International Commerce (Chair)
28th LAWASIA Conference, 7 November 2015

Challenges for Chinese investment in Australia
Hong Kong Australasian Financial Forum, King & Wood Mallesons, Hong Kong, 21 January 2014

Challenges for Investment: Legal and Regulatory Issues
American Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong) and Australian Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong) Joint Seminar on Financial Services, Hong Kong, 19 January 2014


Advocacy, Law, & Practice

What role has good advocacy in mediations and arbitrations?
International Bar Association Annual Conference, 10 October 2017 

Advocating The Complexity of Corporate Law
Governance Institute of Australia 33rd National Conference, 29 November 2016

Mediation: Ethics, Privilege & Confidentiality
NSW Young Lawyers Civil Litigation One-Day Seminar, 28 March 2015

Dealing with Self represented Litigants in Civil Proceedings: Practitioner Tips and Duties
The College of Law, Unrepresented Litigants Forum, May 2014

Recent Developments in Privilege – the High Court & Satellite Litigation 
NSW Young Lawyers Annual Civil Litigation Day, 22 March 2014

Client Legal Privilege: Claiming and Waiver
UNSW Advanced Civil Procedure Seminar, 5 March 2014

Recent Developments in Civil Practice
NSW Bar Association - Regional CPD Weekend in Orange, 1 March 2014

Developments in Privilege – The ‘Expense Reduction’ Case and the High Court
NSW Bar Association Regional CPD in Parramatta, February 2014


Access to Justice & the Rule of Law

Accountability Mechanisms - Beyond Merits Review And Jurisdictional Error 
Law Council of Australia Annual Immigration Law Conference, 24 February 2017

Challenges for the Rule of Law in Australia Today
Economic & Business Educators NSW Professional Development Legal Update Conference, NSW Parliament House, 9 October 2015

Accountability in the Resource Assessment Process (Chair)
Griffith University, Accountability & the Law: Safeguarding Queensland from Corruption Conference, Brisbane, 9 Feb 2015

Evidence on behalf of the NSW Bar Association
Productivity Commission Inquiry into Access to Justice Arrangements, 3 June 2014 


Women, the Legal Profession, & Society

Business of the Law: challenges for our profession of a technology-based, internet society
Women's Legal 2016 Business Roundtable, 29 January 2016

Women, the Bar and Democracy - speech to the "Liberty's Defence? Women and the Law" lecture series, St James Church (published in the NSW Bar Association's Bar News, Winter 2004 pages 31-33).

The End of Equality - speech to the The Sydney Institute, 11 December 2003 (published in The Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 2004 pages 43-50).

Changing of the guard at the High Court  - interview ABC Law Report, 4 February 2003