~ Recent Publications ~

Computer Says 'No' - Automation, Algorithm & Artificial Intelligence and Government Decision-Making
The Judicial Review, September 2017
Judicial Commission of New South Wales

International Law in Australia (with Dr Stephen Tully)  
International Legal Developments Year in Review: 2016, Vol. 51 (2017)
American Bar Association

The Problem of Lost Trust Deeds
Retirement and Estate Planning Bulletin, Issue 19.10 (October 2017)
Lexis Nexis


~ Forthcoming Publications ~

Financial Products and Services - Australia
International Legal Developments Year in Review: 2017, Vol. 52 (2018)
American Bar Association


~ Forthcoming Presentations ~

Impact Investing 5.0 - Harnessing the Latest Developments
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia
Annual Conference, Sydney International Convention Centre, 30 November 2017

Commercial Issues in Private International Law
Sydney Centre for International Law
Conference on Private International Law, University of Sydney Law School, 16 February 2018


* Visit Events page for further details


~ Select Past Papers & presentations ~

Managing Corporate Interests in Public Inquiries (Slides) 
University of New South Wales
Issues for In-House Counsel Seminar, 8 November 2017

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

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

Challenges for the Legal Profession: Data Management, Confidentiality and Cyber Security (Slides)
Fiji Law Society
Annual Convention, Law as a Profession: Law as a Business, Fiji, 2 September 2017

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

Modern Corporate Governance: The Practice of Minutes (Slides)
Governance Institute of Australia
2017 Corporate Governance Forum, Sydney, 31 May 2017

Computer Says 'No' - Automation, Algorithms & Artificial Intelligence and Government Decision-Making
Public Inquiries Panel: Lessons from ICAC, Royal commissions and other forms of inquiry
University of New South Wales
Public Sector Law & Governance Seminar, Sydney, 23 May 2017

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

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

Accountability Mechanisms - Beyond Merits Review And Jurisdictional Error (Slides)
Law Council of Australia
Immigration Law Conference, Sydney, 24 February 2017

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

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

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

Business of the Law: challenges for our profession of a technology-based, internet society (Slides)
Ark Group
Women Legal 2016 Business Roundtable, Sydney, 29 January 2016

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

Banking & Financial Services Law - Recent Developments
University of New South Wales,
Banking & Financial Services Law Forum, 21 October 2015

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

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

Lost Trust Deeds
University of New South Wales
Trusts in a Commercial Context Seminar, 5 March 2015

The Future of Financial Advice & Liability of Financial Advisors (Slides)
NSW Bar Association
Regional CPD Weekend, Orange 28 February 2015 and Parramatta, 14 March 2015

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

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

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

Responding to Investigations and Public Hearings of Commissions of Inquiry
The College of Law
Inquiries Seminar, Sydney, 25 July 2014

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 (Slides)
NSW Young Lawyers
Annual Civil Litigation Day, 22 March 2014

Client Legal Privilege: Claiming and Waiver
University of New South Wales
Advanced Civil Procedure Seminar, 5 March 2014

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

Optimising Your Superannuation (Chair)
NSW Bar Association
Practice Management Seminar, 26 February 2014

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

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

Challenges for Investment Going out of China to Australia: 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

Responding To Crisis: Royal Commissions And Public Inquiries In Australia (Paper)
University of New South Wales
LLM program in Regulation, Litigation & Enforcement, 27 September 2013

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

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

Securities Markets Law – Class Actions
University of Technology Sydney, LLM Program Guest LecturerMay 2013

Civil Search Warrants – 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
University of New South Wales
LLM program in Regulation, Litigation & Enforcement, 19 September 2011

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

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

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


~ Awards Judging ~

Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards, 2017

Allen & Overy Private Law Moot, Semi-Final Judge (with Justice Joseph Campbell and Associate Professor Yip), 22 May 2017

Lawyers Weekly Australian Partner of the Year Awards, 28 April 2017

University of Sydney Contracts Law Moot, Judge, 4 October 2016

Vis Moot (East) Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Memorials Judge, February 2016

Lex:Lead (Lawyers for Economic Advancement & Development) International Essay Competition, Essays Judge, January 2016

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Centenary International Arbitration Moot, NSW Final Judge, 22 October 2015

Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition - National Grand Final, Judge (with the Hon. Justice Pat Keane and Professor Rosemary Rayfuse) High Court of Australia, Canberra, February 2014

Intervarsity Women’s Moot Court Competition Final, Advocacy Judge, 30 September 2013

UNSW Trial Advocacy Competition, Advocacy Judge 29 August 2013 and 6 September 2013

Intervarsity Women’s Moot Court Competition Grand Final, Advocacy Judge, December 2012