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June 6, 2023 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM AEST

Ashurst |

Level 11,
5 Martin Place,
Sydney NSW 2000

Members: $0
Non-members: Member Only Event
Non-members In-House Counsel: Member Only Event
Practice Management and Business Skills

Overview (Program Summary)

We hope that you can join us at an exclusive lunch for senior in-house lawyers at Ashurst.  This roundtable event will feature a guest speaker, and Linda Grace, Head of Ashurst Advance Reach.

Across the globe CEO are preparing for a downturn in economic conditions.  In turn, in-house teams are once again being asked to tighten their belts and do more with even less.  Knowing where (and how) to start streamlining a legal function can be overwhelming.  

At this intimate round table gathering the speakers will share their experience and insights.  We will also have the opportunity to share strategies that have successfully increased efficiencies to create recession resilient teams, who are also highly valued and respected in their organisations. 

Seats at this event are limited. Please RSVP as soon as possible to confirm your place.



Linda Grace

Linda Grace, Head of Ashurst Advance Reach

Linda is the global Head of Ashurst Advance Reach, providing clients with access to premium flexible resourcing as well as holistic NewLaw solutions.  Having worked in private practice, in a number of senior in-house roles and as a contract lawyer, Linda offers a unique understanding of the needs of lawyers and in-house teams.


Andrew Collings

Andrew Collings

Andrew Collings has extensive experience across the financial services industry, in various private practice and in-house legal roles, and is currently General Counsel – Corporate & Commercial at IAG.

Andrew specialises in the range of corporate laws and regulatory regimes impacting organisations and is known for taking a commercial approach to managing legal risk. He delivers legal support for all business requirements, from the strategic to the operational. He has led substantial in-house legal teams and has offshore capabilities, having managed the legal support for Macquarie Group’s retail businesses in Asia and undertaken M&A across Asia for IAG. 

Andrew acts as trusted adviser to executive teams and company boards on M&A, corporate and commercial transactions, governance (such as directors’ duties, continuous disclosure and executive remuneration) and employment law and whistle blower program, to help them make better-informed business decisions. Andrew is a director of a number of IAG’s subsidiary companies and is executive sponsor of IAG’s Pride employee network group.


*Competitor Exclusion – ACC Australia Partner’s may request that representative/s of a competitor organisation/s registered for the event be excluded, and ACC Australia reserves the right to make the final decision as to whether a registration is rejected. As a guide, a competitor organisation could be defined as a rival organisation of similar size to the host Corporate Partner, with an established practice, product or service in the area being showcased by the Corporate Partner’s at the event. Please provide a brief statement as to why you have deemed an organisation to be a competitor, in support of any request to ACC Australia to reject a registration. 


Credits: 1.75 CPD Points
Category: Practice Management and Business Skills

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