Laura is a barrister (trial lawyer) and entrepreneur with a blue chip legal and business background as a top-tier corporate lawyer, company director, business adviser and in-house counsel for listed corporates. A qualified arbitrator and specialist in corporations law and complex commercial litigation, Laura was awarded Innovator of the Year by the Womens' Barristers Association in 2020 for her work in pioneering online mediation. Laura was also awarded "Australasia's Most Influential Lawyer - Changemaker" in 2021 for her work in pioneering online dispute resolution.
Chris is a seasoned real estate development and venture capital professional that has a background of development, capital raising, innovation/technology, diversity equity and inclusion (DEI) and company/board governance. He has extensive experience in the ground up development process (sourcing, financing, acquisitions, entitlement, sales and marketing, construction) as well as investing in and advising next generation technology / real estate technology companies. Chris has raised in excess of $500M throughout his career and helped grow numerous businesses.
Michael Heron is a leading KC in commercial and regulatory litigation and arbitrations. Michael is a trusted legal advisor to New Zealand businesses, government entities, and public bodies. Michael was formerly New Zealand’s Solicitor General, meaning that he ran and oversaw the Crown Law Office and played a key constitutional role in protecting New Zealand’s legal system.
Mike was the Chief Information Officer of WA Police. With experience in Government and Law Enforcement, he is intimately familiar with the requirements of the cross-justice demand chain. His experience and passion for cybersecurity, privacy and risk, also ensures exceptional focus in these areas. Mike is a TOGAF 9 Certified Enterprise Architect, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer and Prince 2 Practitioner.
Anthony has over 18 year experience predominately in the financial services industry. During this time, he held senior finance roles across both the publicly listed and private sectors including the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and most recently at an ASX listed equities fund manager where he held the role of CFO and Company Secretary. He has extensive experience across corporate finance, taxation and regulatory reporting as well as operations. He has also had significant experience in managing corporate transactions and capital management initiatives.
Ryan focuses on the on the development, refinement, and collective understanding of broader partnership strategy including designing and executing the transformational components required to achieve these strategic goals. Prior to joining Immediation, Ryan was a federal trials attorney and thereafter, Ryan joined KPMG’s strategy and transformation group developing the strategies and driving end-to-end transformations for large government initiatives and scaled global partnerships.
15+ years working with legal and professional services firms across Europe and North America. During this time Andrew worked with a broad cross-section of firms helping them to drive innovation in the delivery of service through the use of technology. Covering CRM, document management, finance, Case Management and Business Process Management and bring a deep understanding of the technology landscape as it relates to the challenges of clients.
Sean is an engineer with more than 20 years experience developing award-winning products, including: GoToMyPC, Picasa, and Google Photos. He specializes in the entire platform stack and uses his expertise to meet the scaling requirements of Immediation's global presence using Microsoft Azure and Google's Kubernetes.
Rebecca is a solicitor with many years’ experience both in private practice and as a general commercial litigator. Rebecca worked in-house as general counsel at the London Court of International Arbitration for 4+ years and Rebecca is currently Immediation's head of legal innovation, UK, based in London.
Kelly is a specialist in commercial litigation and disputes resolution with over 15 years of legal experience. She has conducted numerous proceedings on behalf of Government as well as corporate clients during her career, as a Professional Standards Lawyer at Slater and Gordon in Melbourne, as Senior Associate, Professional and Financial Disputes for Clyde & CoLLP in London, and as Solicitor, Dispute Resolution Group for Mallesons Stephen Jaques.
After 25 years in marketing, Joseph was introduced to the legal technology and legal services space only a few years ago. Starting with law firm consultancies he learned how firms think and operate. A brand development role at OnePlace followed where he assisted with the legal CRM brand’s LMA debut in 2019. His tenue continued after Intapp acquired OnePlace. During his tenure there, Joseph ran strategic marketing; thought leadership, and communications. At Immediation, Joseph helms marketing for North America liaising between the various verticals, industry organizations and sales efforts.
Over 18+ years in the ICT sector, Nick has developed his product practice while working in multi-channel and omni-channel environments to deliver products that delighted and excited customers. Nick's product focused approach has meant he can lead service delivery while growing and supporting the commercial relationship.
Dion brings more than 20 years of digital marketing experience to the Immediation executive team. Coined an alchemist during his time at Digital360, consistently building successful data-driven marketing strategies. Dion was pivotal in Digital360's award as one of Australia's fastest growing digital agencies. Dion's experience covers both network and agency sides along with SME direct. Dion was responsible for the international expansion of Val Morgan Outdoor (foregoing PumpTV) from Melbourne to Tianjin, China.
Ryan is responsible for the customer success and projects team at Immediation. Ryan's experience spans 11+ years experience in legal technology in ANZ/APAC. Ryan helps legal professionals understand the intricacies of how to implement software with-in a legal environment and how to help firms leverage their investment in legal technology.
Henry is a qualified lawyer with a specialist skill set in sports dispute management. With over ten years of legal experience in New Zealand, the majority of that period spent operating in professional sport, Henry has been responsible for fronting highly sensitive athlete disputes, negotiating collective agreements, resolving integrity related matters, launching integrity specific education, and implementing crisis management plans
Katherine is a customer-centric product manager with over 10 years of experience, completing an MBA has extended her knowledge in product strategy and growth which has allowed her to drive significant product improvements across every sector. Katherine knows what it takes to develop and implement high quality products and features.