Caroline (Caro) Maxwell is a corporate writer based out of Sydney Australia. She writes leadership profiles and biographies as well as feature and news articles regularly in the finance, building, hospitality and leisure industries.
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Sally Whiteman’s principal practice areas are commercial, consumer, employment, regulatory and criminal law.
CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
Sally maintains a broad civil and commercial litigation practice by which she has particular experience in matters concerning:
- joint ventures and partnerships
- contract disputes
- guarantees and indemnities
- property law
- torts (conversion and detinue)
- equity and trusts
- insolvency and bankruptcy law
- corporations and unincorporated associations law
- copyright, trademarks and designs law
- consumer law
You can find Sally’s paper “Drafting Affidavits – From Good to Excellent” here.
Sally acts in private consumer litigation as well as consumer prosecutions. She acts as prosecutor for Consumer Affairs Victoria and is a panel lawyer for the Consumer Action Law Centre.
You can find Sally’s webinar, “Misleading or Deceptive Conduct – Litigation Essentials” here.
Sally provides advice and advocacy in respect to employment matters.
She is also experienced in running workshops on employment and industrial relations law, practice and procedure.
REGULATORY AND CRIMINAL LAW
Sally has experience in regulatory and criminal matters both as prosecutor and on behalf of defendants. She accepts briefs in a broad range of regulatory and criminal matters. She has particular experience in respect of matters concerning corporate and white-collar crime, proceeds of crime, compensation under the Sentencing Act 1991, taxation administration offences, building offences, estate agent offences.
Sally accepts briefs in defamation law. She regularly assists Arts Law Centre of Australia in this regard.
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James Short assists small- to medium-sized businesses in managing their most valuable asset – people. His coaching and training programs help business owners develop clear lines of communication with their staff, create a strong, cohesive team and increase efficiency, productivity and goals achievement while keeping true to the vision and mission of the business.
James has over sixteen years of experience as a successful entrepreneur, personal and business coach and has a degree. He is a certified Trainer in NLP (neuro-linguistic programming), Time Line Therapy, Hypnosis and DISC Behaviour Style. His degree in sports science and an understanding of the workings of the mind have given him a strong foundation on which to build a wildly successful business training model.
James believes there are three elements to success in any endeavour:
1. Clarify what you want
2. Clear out any self-limiting thought patterns that block success
3. Create an action plan and follow through with it
James excels at inspiring and motivating his clients, and educating them on the most effective and efficient methods of goals achievement. His clients agree that James has provided them with clarity on what they want to achieve (both in personal and business goals); valuable direction in how to get there; and accountability to make it happen.
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Julian Rockett has provided In-house Legal and Company Secretarial support to many ASX listed and private companies. Julian’s extensive experience with IPOs and M&A transactions shares a stage with David-esq (of David and Goliath fame) defences in the Supreme Court, and snatching unlikely victories from Big Insurers. Julian is perhaps best summarised as a creative and sharp minded lawyer, with talent for distilling straightforward solutions from a complicated legal matrix.
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Peter Spence is the founding principal of SPANS and the organisation’s lead negotiation consultant, specialist agent, coach and trainer. Peter draws upon extensive practical expertise and experience as a high risk negotiator and investigator backed up by academic knowledge and research in the fields of dispute resolution, mediation, negotiation, human resource development, human relations and communications. Peter has prepared and delivered negotiation skills training to company Executives, CEOs, Directors, finance and medical professionals . His experience has extended to a variety of commercial and crisis negotiations and public dispute mediations.
Peter provides SPANS with the professional experience to help clients obtain maximum leverage and advantage during the negotiation process, enabling them to achieve desired outcomes and business synergies while developing improved relationships with negotiation partners.
Peter’s strong interest, knowledge and skill in negotiation theory, practice and education developed from a practical background as a former qualified police negotiator who was engaged in a number of high risk negotiations. He has worked as an independent negotiator, member and leader of highly skilled negotiation teams to successfully resolve high-risk situations. This early exposure to negotiation theory and practice encouraged Peter to undertake and complete tertiary studies in human relations and communications, and human resource development. Peter holds a B.Soc.Sc. degree from Southern Cross University, Australia, specialising in dispute/conflict resolution, group processes, mediation, negotiation, professional development and training. Peter also has tertiary qualifications in the field of Business Communications and has conducted tertiary research into cross cultural communication involving groups exposed to historical poor relationships and conflict.
Peter attended the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation in Boston , completing the certificate in ‘Teaching Negotiation in the Organisation’. His approach to training and development is aligned to the Harvard PON philosophy. Peter is an accredited workplace trainer and assessor. He is currently pursuing further professional development through postgraduate research into the effectiveness of Negotiation Training in the development of collaborative enterprises (Organisational Networks, Strategic Alliances, complex inter and intra organisational project teams etc).
John Campbell, has for more than a decade, practiced in Dispute Resolution as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and of the High Court of Australia. He has represented clients in simple disputes, right through to large and complicated multi-party disputes involving millions of dollars or delicate political issues. He has represented individual, […]
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Justin Rickard, attorney, law teacher & registered migration agent, has been a successful attorney for over 28 years, an Australian government registered migration agent for over 18 years and is the founder and principal of Australian Immigration Lawyers.
He is one of Australia’s pre-eminent experts in Australian migration law and has travelled extensively around the globe sharing his insight and knowledge.
His unique value lies in over 28 years’ international legal experience giving him abilities to identify and unearth solutions inside even the most complex cultural, personal and economic situations. He has the ability to communicate your message, on a business or personal level, across any country, transcending cultural and linguistic barriers as well as industries.
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Karen ran on the corporate treadmill until the day the world came tumbling down on her head.
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Following a career at IBM, PwC, PW and Grant Thornton working-in and working-on those firms, John Groarke has enthusiastically mentored the consulting and advisory world – sole practitioners, boutiques, brand-name firms – since 2005. Known as Australia’s “Mentor to Consultants”, John helps consulting, professional advisory and services-oriented enterprises to confidently […]
Over the past 15 years, he has built and sold 3 businesses, written a #1 business book, been featured in numerous media publications like the Sydney Morning Herald, Anthill, Business Day, The Age etc…
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Clients rely on Michael’s extensive experience in providing commercial business advice to organisations and the individuals behind the business.
His specialist skills in superannuation bring to clients the peace of mind that they have the right structure and financial plans in place to cater for their personal […]
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Shelley Marsh is the Principal and Founder of Marsh Financial Advice. She has a passion for helping her clients understand their money and to support them to make better financial […]
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Alan Stevens is an International Profile and Communications Specialist. He is regularly featured on National TV, Radio and in the World’s Press, profiling the likes of our leading politicians, TV and sports stars as well as Britain’s Royalty. He is an Amazon #1 Best Selling Author, a Coach and Trainer. He’s been referred to as the leading authority on reading people, globally by the UK Guardian and the mentalist meets Dr Phil by the Herald.
Alan teaches people how to understand themselves and read other people so that they can create better and longer lasting relationships in all areas of their live. In business to increase sales and improve staff and customer loyalty. In raising and educating children as well as personal relationships.
With international clients, the likes of Disney Films and Gillette, high profile organisations like the Australian Federal Police, Alan now works with business owners and executives to understand and engage their clients and prospects, enhancing their presentations, pictures and negation skills.
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Pandelis Tiliakos is a Barrister at Second Floor Wentworth Chambers.
Pandelis was called to the Bar in 2017. His practice is broad and he accepts briefs in all areas of law including Building & Construction, Commercial & Corporate, Criminal, Equity, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury and Wills & […]
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Amanda is focused on training and helping businesses to build their online presence so that they can settle property transactions in the digital era.
Prior to commencing with PEXA, Amanda spent 17 years working in the in legal industry, spending eight years as a regionally based Legal Practice Manager. During that […]
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Erik Young practises primarily in the Supreme Court of NSW and Federal Court of Australia in the areas of corporate and commercial disputes, equity, property and trusts (including probate and family provisions), as well as in industrial and employment law in both Federal and State jurisdictions.
Prior to his call to the Bar, he worked for many years as a litigation solicitor at a large multinational law firm in commercial litigation and industrial and employment law.
Erik is also the reviewer and author of a large segment of the Corporations Law section of Halsbury’s Laws of Australia, as well as large parts of the Workplace Relations – Fair Work loose leaf service and the Annotated Fair Work Act and Related Legislation textbook.
- Corporations and Insolvency
Admitted since 1998 (Solicitor in 1998 Barrister since 2005
Qualifications: LLB (Hons), University of Technology Sydney
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David is Senior Consultant to Resolve Advisors. As an ADR consultant he specialises in consulting in the public and tertiary sectors focussing on dispute resolution capacity building and change. He is a Conciliation Officer and head of Professional Development with the Victorian Accident Compensation Conciliation Service. He acts as […]
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