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September 21, 2023 | 4:45 PM - 7:00 PM AWST

In-person Event |

Pragma Lawyers
282 Rokeby Road,
Subiaco  WA  6008

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

Overview (Program Summary)

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Pragma Lawyers, in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Counsel WA Division, warmly welcomes you to a complimentary CPD event featuring a panel discussion and networking session focused on the contemporary issues facing Directors and Boards, including:

  • Non-Financial Risks 
  • Stakeholder Engagement 
  • People and Culture 
  • Insolvency Risks 
  • Insurance Risks

Panellists Aaron McDonald and Suzanne Ardagh, will delve into the responsibilities and strategies to guide organisations through the dynamic business challenges and opportunities of the future.

Attendees will be eligible for 0.5 CPD Points in the area of Practice Management & Business Skills.

Limited seats available! Reserve your spot now.

4:45pm | Guest arrival and registration. Refreshments served.
5:40pm | Networking drinks and canapes served at the cocktail-style standing reception



Suzanne Ardargh

Suzanne Ardargh, Director, Lester Blades

Suzanne is a professional director and management executive with extensive international experience over 30 years. Her career has spanned diplomacy, corporate affairs, tertiary education and professional associations. She has lived and worked in Europe, Latin America and most recently in South East Asia.

Aaron McDonald

Aaron McDonald, Managing Director, Pragma Lawyers

Aaron McDonald has a Masters of Laws from the University of Western Australia and is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia. He has extensive experience as an advocate in Courts and Tribunals. Aaron worked at a major international law firm before establishing Pragma Lawyers in 2014. He is actively involved in academia, lecturing to law and business students. Aaron is also the Chair of the Subiaco Justice Centre, a not-for-profit legal centre he founded in 2017.

Travis Kenzle

Travis Kenzle, KBI Insurance  

Travis has two decades of experience in complex insurance and risk mitigation solutions. He spent the first 15 years of his career at HUB International, which is one of the largest insurance brokers in the world. Travis started his commercial insurance career focused on technology companies and publicly listed companies.

In 2003, he began specialising in mining and resources, building one of the largest resources client bases throughout North America in record time. Travis led a team that insured over 250 mining companies, whilst also managing a portfolio of clients with complex insurance issues across the Legal, Accounting, Financial Institutions and Property/Development sectors.


*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: 0.50 CPD Points
Category: Practice Management & Business Skills

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