SPEAKERS

Jane Anderson QC

Jane Anderson QC

Shortland Chambers, Auckland

Jane Anderson QC

Shortland Chambers, Auckland

Jane Anderson QC

Shortland Chambers, Auckland

Scott Atkins

Scott Atkins

Head of Risk Advisory, Norton Rose Fulbright

Scott Atkins

Head of Risk Advisory, Norton Rose Fulbright

Scott Atkins

Head of Risk Advisory, Norton Rose Fulbright

The Hon Justice A S Bell

The Hon Justice A S Bell

President, New South Wales Court of Appeal​

The Hon Justice A S Bell

President, New South Wales Court of Appeal​

The Hon Justice A S Bell

President, New South Wales Court of Appeal​

Samuel Chacko

Samuel Chacko

Head of Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Legis Point LLC, Singapore

Samuel Chacko

Head of Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Legis Point LLC, Singapore

Samuel Chacko

Head of Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Legis Point LLC, Singapore

Jimmy Chan

Jimmy Chan

Partner, Clifford Chance, Hong Kong

Jimmy Chan

Partner, Clifford Chance, Hong Kong

Jimmy Chan

Partner, Clifford Chance, Hong Kong

The Hon Justice Craig Colvin

The Hon Justice Craig Colvin

Federal Court of Australia

The Hon Justice Craig Colvin

Federal Court of Australia

The Hon Justice Craig Colvin

Federal Court of Australia

Dinesh Dhillon

Dinesh Dhillon

Partner, Allen & Gledhill, Singapore

Dinesh Dhillon

Partner, Allen & Gledhill, Singapore

Dinesh Dhillon

Partner, Allen & Gledhill, Singapore

Cameron Ford

Cameron Ford

Senior Corporate Counsel, Rio Tinto​, Singapore

Cameron Ford

Senior Corporate Counsel, Rio Tinto​, Singapore

Cameron Ford

Senior Corporate Counsel, Rio Tinto​, Singapore

The Hon Stephen Gageler AC

The Hon Stephen Gageler AC

High Court of Australia

The Hon Stephen Gageler AC

High Court of Australia

The Hon Stephen Gageler AC

High Court of Australia

Judith Gill QC

Judith Gill QC

20 Essex Street

Judith Gill QC

20 Essex Street

Judith Gill QC

20 Essex Street

The Hon Justice Jacqueline Gleeson

The Hon Justice Jacqueline Gleeson

Federal Court of Australia

The Hon Justice Jacqueline Gleeson

Federal Court of Australia

The Hon Justice Jacqueline Gleeson

Federal Court of Australia

Professor Bryan​ Horrigon

Professor Bryan​ Horrigon

Dean, Faculty of Law, Monash University

Professor Bryan​ Horrigon

Dean, Faculty of Law, Monash University

Professor Bryan​ Horrigon

Dean, Faculty of Law, Monash University

The Hon Dr Michael Hwang SC

The Hon Dr Michael Hwang SC

Chief Justice, Dubai International Financial Centre Courts

The Hon Dr Michael Hwang SC

Chief Justice, Dubai International Financial Centre Courts

The Hon Dr Michael Hwang SC

Chief Justice, Dubai International Financial Centre Courts

The Hon Justice Judith Kelly

The Hon Justice Judith Kelly

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory

The Hon Justice Judith Kelly

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory

The Hon Justice Judith Kelly

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory

The Hon Chief Justice Susan Kiefel AC

High Court of Australia

The Hon Chief Justice Susan Kiefel AC

High Court of Australia

The Hon Chief Justice Susan Kiefel was born in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, in 1954, educated in Queensland and at the University of Cambridge where she received a Masters of Law. Chief Justice Kiefel was admitted to the Queensland Bar in 1975 and was the first woman in Queensland to be appointed Queen's Counsel in 1987. She was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1993 and in 1994 was appointed to the Federal Court. She also held a commission as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Norfolk Island from 2004. She served as a part-time Commissioner of the Australian Law Reform Commission. She was appointed a Justice of the High Court on 3 September 2007 and appointed the Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia on 31 January 2017. She was appointed a Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia in 2011. She was elected a titular member of the International Academy of Comparative Law in June 2013. She was elected an Honorary Bencher of the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn in November 2014. She was appointed an Honorary Member of The Graduate Union of the University of Melbourne in November 2015.

Amanda Lees

Amanda Lees

Partner, Simmons & Simmons, Singapore

Amanda Lees

Partner, Simmons & Simmons, Singapore

Amanda Lees

Partner, Simmons & Simmons, Singapore

The Hon Justice Andrew Phang Boon Leong

The Hon Justice Andrew Phang Boon Leong

Judge of Appeal, Supreme Court of Singapore

The Hon Justice Andrew Phang Boon Leong

Judge of Appeal, Supreme Court of Singapore

The Hon Justice Andrew Phang Boon Leong

Judge of Appeal, Supreme Court of Singapore

George Lim SC

George Lim SC

Chair, Singapore International Mediation Centre

George Lim SC

Chair, Singapore International Mediation Centre

George Lim SC

Chair, Singapore International Mediation Centre

Bronwyn Lincoln

Bronwyn Lincoln

Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Bronwyn Lincoln

Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Bronwyn Lincoln

Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Elizabeth Macknay

Elizabeth Macknay

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, Perth

Elizabeth Macknay

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, Perth

Elizabeth Macknay

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, Perth

The Hon Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon

The Hon Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon

Supreme Court of Singapore

The Hon Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon

Supreme Court of Singapore

The Hon Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon

Supreme Court of Singapore

Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on 6 November 2012. He is the first Singapore-born Chief Justice. Chief Justice Menon graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore in 1986 and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School in 1991. He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Singapore in 1987, and as an attorney and counsellor-at-law in New York in 1992. After he was called to the Bar in Singapore, he practised with major local and international law firms, primarily as an advocate, in the fields of commercial litigation and arbitration, construction law and insolvency law. From 2006 to 2007, he served as a Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2008. In 2010, he was appointed the 6th Attorney-General of Singapore, a post he relinquished in 2012 shortly before his appointment as a Judge of Appeal. He was appointed to the Presidential Council for Minority Rights upon his appointment as Attorney-General in 2010 and was later appointed as its Chairman in 2012, upon his appointment as Chief Justice. He is also the President of the Singapore Academy of Law. Chief Justice Menon is married with three children.

Professor Elisabeth Peden

Professor Elisabeth Peden

University of Sydney & NSW Bar

Professor Elisabeth Peden

University of Sydney & NSW Bar

Professor Elisabeth Peden

University of Sydney & NSW Bar

John Pender

John Pender

CEO, Australian Press Council

John Pender

CEO, Australian Press Council

John Pender

CEO, Australian Press Council

Michelle Quigley

Michelle Quigley

Group Manager, Legal & Risk, Ausgroup

Michelle Quigley

Group Manager, Legal & Risk, Ausgroup

Michelle Quigley

Group Manager, Legal & Risk, Ausgroup

The Hon Justice John Vaughan

The Hon Justice John Vaughan

Supreme Court of Western Australia

The Hon Justice John Vaughan

Supreme Court of Western Australia

The Hon Justice John Vaughan

Supreme Court of Western Australia

David Webber

David Webber

Partner, Davies Collison Cave, Melbourne

David Webber

Partner, Davies Collison Cave, Melbourne

David Webber

Partner, Davies Collison Cave, Melbourne