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Michael Kirby was, until 2 February 2009, one of the seven Justices of Australia's highest constitutional and appellate court, the High Court of Australia.


The Honourable James Spigelman AC QC served as Chief Justice of NSW from 1998 until end May 2011. In July 2013 he was appointed a non-permanent Judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal.


Dr Suzanne McNicol QC has extensive expertise in the area of legal privilege, authoring the leading text on the subject and appearing in several significant matters dealing with this area of law.


Dr. Michelle Sharpe is a member of the Victorian Bar practicing in general commercial, consumer protection law and administrative law.


Christopher Shanahan SC was admitted to the WA bar in 1984 and the High Court of Australia in 1990.  He has practiced as a barrister at Francis Burt Chambers since 1994.


Toni Lucev is a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. Prior to this he was a Federal Magistrate, Barrister and Partner at a prestigious law firm.


Dr Deborah Cao is a Professor affiliated with the Law School Socio-Legal Research Centre of Griffith University. She is a linguist and a legal scholar.

Principal Lawyer & Founder:

Dr Allison Stanfield has over 24 years' experience as a lawyer and in business, with a unique expertise in electronic evidence and ediscovery.


Hugo is an experienced litigator  with expertise in a range of areas including contract law, consumer law, trade practices, insolvency and corporations.

Dr. Bill Gough is an independent legal consultant specialising in the drafting and development of corporate, commercial, banking and security precedent formwork systems for legal firms.


Grace Lawson practices as a Barrister in Queensland. Her practice includes family law, personal injury law, and employment law.


Sharon has over 20 years of experience in IP and commercial law. She acts for clients both in Australia and abroad, and has delivered talks on Australian IP law at international events.


Gordon is a partner in the Litigation and Commercialisation practice, specialising in intellectual property commercialisation, information technology law, and data protection.


Peter Lowe is a highly experienced criminal barrister with 26 years of experience in criminal law and administrative law.

Associate Professor:

Selene Mize practised law in the United States before taking up a teaching position at the Law Faculty at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand.