Dominique Hogan-Doran SC has a specialised practice in Royal Commissions & public inquiries. She has appeared in many of Australia's most high profile inquiries into complex governance & integrity issues. She has also provided specialist representation in related enforcement action by key regulators including ASIC, APRA, ACCC, and ACNC, and related shareholder class actions.

Royal Commissions

Special Commissions & Public Inquiries

Corruption & Integrity Inquiries 

  • Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into Foreign Bribery - acted for Leightons Holdings Limited (now Cimic Group) senior executive Stephen Sasse (2016-2018)

  • ICAC Operation Ricco (Botany Bay Council) before Peter Hall QC - acted for Deputy General Manager, Lorraine Cullinane re allegations of misfeasance in public office (2017)

  • ICAC Operation Credo (Australian Water Holdings) before the Hon. Megan Latham - appeared for Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos re former role as Chair of Australian Water Holdings; also in related proceedings by minority shareholders: TSDack Pty Limited v Australian Water Holdings Pty Limited [2015] FCA 931 (settled) (2014-2017).

  • ICAC Operation Spicer (Political Donations) before the Hon. Megan Latham - appeared for Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos re former role as Treasurer of the Liberal Party of Australia (NSW Division) (2014-2016)

  •  ICAC Operation Tunic (NSW Mine Subsidence Board) before the Hon. Megan Latham - appeared for the NSW Mine Subsidence Board re allegations of fraud and corruption in contract procurement & management, and inadequacy of corruption prevention measures (2014-2015)

  • ICAC Operation Vesta (Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority) before the Hon. David Ipp QC (2011) - appeared for Rodric David re allegations of an undisclosed conflict of interest of a SHFA officer in relation to properties owned by the SHFA in The Rocks, Sydney (2010-2011)

  • ICAC Operation Ambrosia (NSW TAFE) before the Hon. Jerrold Cripps QC  - appeared for witness in investigation of schemes exploiting weaknesses in the licensing system to fraudulently obtain contractor licences for residential building and building trade work (2005)

  • ICAC Investigation into evaluation conducted by Public Employment Office of position ofDirector-General, NSW Department of Community Services – for the Director-General, Mr Ken Cripps, in re his dealings with the Hon. Bob Carr MP, Premier of New South Wales (1996).