Alison Cripps Practical Guidance Legal Writer, Cybersecurity Data Protection & Privacy, LexisNexis

Alison Cripps

Alison has over 15 years of experience at leading international and national firms, including Allens, Henry Davis York, and Maddocks, as well as in-house at the Australian Securities Exchange Limited (ASX). After a diverse career in commercial litigation, in-house, and workplace investigations and conduct reviews at her own practice, Cripps Consulting, Alison has developed a passion for cybersecurity, data protection and privacy law. She has particular interest in cybersecurity strategy as well in the organisational... Read more

Denise North Non Executive Director

Denise North

Denise is a non-executive director and Chair of governance and advisory boards and committees. She coaches CEOs, directors and business owners, and advises boards on governance and strategy. Her executive career spans the listed, professional services, government and community sectors. Denise is a former CEO who draws on her experience across many sectors of the economy to support established and emerging leaders in their quest for excellence. She has extensive corporate expertise across a number... Read more

Dr. Paul Harpur Associate Professor, TC Beirne School of Law, the University of Queensland

Dr. Paul Harpur

Dr Paul Harpur is an Associate Professor with the University of Queensland Law School, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, former Paralympian, and chair of the University of Queensland Disability Inclusion Group. He has published several monographs with Cambridge University Press, as well as publishing widely in legal and disability studies journals in Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. In 2019, Paul was awarded a Fulbright Future Scholarship that enabled him to visit Harvard... Read more

Greg Dickason Managing Director, LexisNexis Pacific

Greg Dickason

Greg Dickason leads LexisNexis’ businesses in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands covering three principal lines of business: legal information solutions, regulatory compliance, and enterprise software. Greg brings to LexisNexis Pacific a combined twenty years of professional experience in technology, solutions and product operations, with a strong focus on product development, strategy and operational initiatives. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Greg was the Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product & Solutions at CoreLogic RP... Read more

James Panichi Senior Editor, Asia Pacific, MLex

James Panichi

James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, is spearheading MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the European operation of US political website... Read more

Jennifer Bannan Senior Legal Writer, Practical Guidance Competition LexisNexis Australia

Jennifer Bannan

Jennifer is a competition and consumer law specialist with over 10 years' experience advising clients in both private practice (Allens Linklaters in Sydney) and in-house (Sky TV in London and Johnson & Johnson Medical in Sydney). Jennifer has authored numerous competition and consumer law articles and was awarded the 'Joy Van Ardenne Memorial Prize' for academic and sporting achievement at UNSW in 1999.

Julia Park Engagement Manager, LexisNexis® Australia​

Julia Park

Julia works closely with our clients to help them utilise practical resources efficiently. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Julia worked in private practice and tutored Business Law at the University of Sydney.

Laurel Henning Senior Correspondent Australia and New Zealand, MLex

Laurel Henning

Laurel is a senior correspondent covering data privacy and security, antitrust and mergers and acquisitions across Australia and New Zealand. Prior to that, Laurel spent a year spearheading MLex’s activist investment coverage, looking at boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments... Read more

Lindsay O'Connor Head of Core Product – LexisNexis Pacific

Lindsay O'Connor

Formerly a lawyer, Lindsay now manages a team of talented Product Managers with responsibility for driving new products developments as well as the roadmaps for existing products. Having once been a customer of LexisNexis, Lindsay is passionate about driving efficiency improvements for lawyers enabling them to spend more time building their practice and achieving the best results for their clients. We took the opportunity to ask Lindsay a few questions about LexisNexis new service, Lexis... Read more

Malika Chandrasegaran Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills 

Malika Chandrasegaran

Malika combines her strong technical legal knowledge with a practical commercial approach.She specialises in public and private mergers and acquisitions (including cross border transactions), corporate restructures, foreign investment, joint ventures and other commercial transactions. She has experience across a wide range of industries, including technology, media and consumer products.Malika is also the co-author of a detailed review of Australia’s foreign investment regime in “Towns Under Siege” (a book on Australian takeovers). In addition, she is... Read more

Meg Dalling Customer Vulnerability and Accessibility Lead, ANZ

Meg Dalling

Meg is the Customer Vulnerability and Accessibility Lead for ANZ Bank, leading ANZ’s strategic approach to customers experiencing vulnerability and driving improved accessibility. She is passionate about fair outcomes for customers and the community, and building partnerships and connections to effect change. She works across the bank with digital, product, frontline, complaint and public policy teams, and is an active participant in industry working groups to strengthen bank approaches to financial abuse and financial inclusion.... Read more

Myfanwy Wallwork Executive General Manager - Regulatory Compliance Global LexisNexis

Myfanwy Wallwork

Myfanwy Wallwork is the Executive General Manager for Regulatory Compliance Global, leading an international cross-functional team comprising product, content, sales and marketing. Regulatory Compliance is an obligation register and alerting solution designed to assist compliance and legal professionals understand and demonstrate their compliance with multiple legal and regulatory instruments. Myfanwy is also the Executive Sponsor for LexisNexis Australia’s Rule of Law program and has worked with government organisations across the Pacific, including the Australian Human... Read more

Patricia Adjei Head of First Nations arts and culture, Australia Council for the Arts

Patricia Adjei

Patricia is a Wuthathi, Mabuiag Islander and Ghanaian woman from Warrane/ Sydney. She has a Bachelor of Arts and Law from UNSW and is the Head of First Nations arts and culture at the Australia Council for the Arts. Previously, Patricia was the Indigenous engagement manager at the Copyright Agency l Viscopy. She is also a 2018 Churchill fellowship recipient, investigating the practical application of laws in the USA and Panama that protect Indigenous cultural... Read more

Rebecca Simpson Legal Writer, Practical Guidance Intellectual Property, LexisNexis

Rebecca Simpson

Rebecca has 17 years’ intellectual property law experience with extensive experience in trade marks, and copyright protection in the media, entertainment and arts industries. She also has industry experience with the BBC and a high street fashion retailer in London. Rebecca also sits on the NSW Committee of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc (IPSANZ).

Sean Murphy Digital Accessibility Expert

Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy is the Accessibility Senior Lead for Telstra in the Consumer and small Business organisation. Leveraging his extensive knowledge of accessibility and disability issues, he was formerly a member of the Global Leadership Council for the International Association for Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) and on the Expert Reference Group for the Australian Human Rights Commission’s “Future Technology” project, focusing on AI ethics. Sean was previously a director of the Digital Gap Initiative NGO, advocating for... Read more

Sydney Jacobs Barrister of 13 Wentworth Chambers

Sydney Jacobs

Sydney specialises in the areas of commercial equity, including real property, conveyancing, easements, covenants, strata, building and construction law, partnership disputes, insolvency, and leasing.Sydney appears before the Supreme and Federal Courts, NCAT and has represented clients in the Industrial Relations Commission, Crime Commission and the Independent Commission Against Corruption as well as at technical references, arbitrations and mediations.He is also a NMAS accredited mediator, and a BarADR accredited arbitrator and an expert determiner.Complementing his practice... Read more

Victor Greenstreet Legal Counsel at Metrics Credit Partners

Victor Greenstreet

Victor Greenstreet is a Legal Counsel at Metrics Credit Partners in Sydney. He has a range of experience in leveraged finance, project finance, real estate finance and funds finance in addition to sustainable finance. Prior to Metrics Credit Partners, Victor was a Senior Associate in the Banking & Finance team of Clifford Chance where he worked in the firm's London, São Paulo and Sydney offices.

Wayne Hawkins Director of Inclusion, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

Wayne Hawkins

Dr Wayne Hawkins is Director of Inclusion with the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN). Wayne joined ACCAN in 2010 as Disability Policy Advisor and has led ACCAN’s work on telecommunications access for consumers with disability, broadcast television access for people with disability and emergency services. Prior to joining ACCAN Wayne was National Policy officer with Blind Citizens Australia.

Yoness Blackmore Senior Legal Writer Practical Guidance, LexisNexis

Yoness Blackmore

A workplace relations specialist and dual-qualified lawyer, with more than 10 years' experience practising as a solicitor in Australia and the UK. Yoness was most recently a Senior Associate at Johnson Winter Slattery in the Workplace Relations team and published extensively during her time at JWS. Yoness previously also worked in Sydney for Ashurst (formerly Blake Dawson) and the UK for Allen & Overy. Qualifications - BBus/LLB (Hons 1) Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Laws (Hons... Read more