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Meet the people
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Dr. George Beaton

Program Board Chair

Dr George Beaton is renowned for his insights on the challenges and opportunities facing leaders and their organisations – particularly in legal services.

A trusted advisor and consultant for over 30 years, Dr George works closely with business schools, law schools, professional services firms, universities and government organisations.

He has made impact around the world, including Australia, New Zealand, Asia, USA, Canada and the UK.

‘I’m delighted to lead the Program Board for the
Master of Legal Business. With coverage across Australia and
the world – plus a focus on the practice and business of law –
The College of Law is truly the provider of choice.’

Teaching Fellows and Advisors

Your learning is delivered and enriched by the following industry experts.

Sharing their unique insights, these high-calibre professionals will inspire you to become a capable leader in legal business.

 

Joel Barolsky - Teaching Fellow

Joel Barolsky -
Teaching Fellow

Joel is the Managing Director of Barolsky Advisors. He is also a Senior Fellow of the University of Melbourne and Advisory Board member of the Centre for Legal Innovation...
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Richard Burcher

Richard Burcher -
Teaching Adviser

Richard is a former New Zealand practising lawyer and managing partner with over 35 years’ experience...
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Mark Cohen - Teaching Adviser

Mark Cohen -
Teaching Adviser

Mark is the CEO of Legal Mosaic, a legal business consultancy. He is also a speaker, author, Distinguished Fellow at the Northwestern University Pritzker School...
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Alison Laird - Teaching Fellow

Alison Laird -
Teaching Fellow

With 15+ years’ industry experience in Beirut, Dubai and London, Alison is Head of Innovation and Project Delivery Asia Pacific at Pinsent Masons...
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Richard Lane - Teaching Fellow

Richard Lane -
Teaching Fellow

Richard is a Chartered Accountant and Director of Legal Finance Professionals Limited. He holds extensive expertise in delivering public CPD, in-house, financial awareness and student training programs...
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Michelle Mahoney - Teaching Fellow

Michelle Mahoney -
Teaching Fellow

Michelle is an intrapreneur with a robust global network – and a track record for business transformation, first-to-market initiatives, technology optimisation and innovation...
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Katherine Thomas - Teaching Fellow

Katherine Thomas -
Teaching Fellow

Katherine intimately understands the challenges of developing and managing a legal services business. As a business development advisor and former ‘fee-earner’ herself, Katherine is known for her strategic and practical thinking...
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Steven Walker - Teaching Fellow

Steven Walker -
Teaching Fellow

Steven is the Managing Director of Elevate Service's law department and contracts consulting business in APAC – a top global legal services provider for four consecutive years...
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Program Board Members

The College draws on the Program Board for thought-leadership and strategic guidance.

With their input and expertise, we’re able to transform practice and the business of law – and ensure our program continually meets the needs of today’s legal services professionals.

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George Beaton

Advisor, researcher,
speaker & author
- Melbourne
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Mark Cohen

CEO
Legal Mosaic
- Washington DC, USA
Fiona Croswell

Fiona Croswell

Learning & Development Manager
ALPMA
- Sydney
Janelle Kerrisk

Janelle Kerrisk

Director & Co-founder
Helix Legal
- Brisbane
Michelle Mahoney

Michelle Mahoney

Executive Director Innovation
King & Wood Mallesons
- Melbourne
Terri Mottershead

Terri Mottershead

Director
Centre for Legal Innovation
- Brisbane
Bronwyn Pott

Bronwyn Pott

Practice Director
Griffith Hack
- Sydney
Steven Walker

Steven Walker

Managing Director
Elevate (law department)
- Sydney
Barry Wilkinson

Barry Wilkinson

Owner
Wilkinson Read & Partners
- Warwickshire UK