Regional Meeting of IR Global Members Held in Brisbane and Plan for Tokyo
Ross Koffel (Koffels Solicitors & Barristers Sydney); Mark White (White & Mason Lawyers Melbourne) Paul Warden-Hutton (Houlihan2 Melbourne).
The Australia/New Zealand Regional Group enjoyed another successful, and well attended meeting in Brisbane on Friday 22nd February. The hosts were our two Brisbane based firms, James Conomos Lawyers, represented by James Conomos and Wiebke Hermann, and Rouse Lawyers represented by Matthew Rouse.
Attendees came from Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Christchurch [...]
Equestrian Law / Equine Law
Ross Koffel, one of Australia’s leading legal practitioners in Equestrian Law, was quoted in an article appearing in The Australian newspaper today, regarding safety issues for equestrian sport and the perceived lack of action from Equestrian Australia to take affirmative action to make the sport safer for competitors.
The issue has come to light pending the Coronial Inquest. This is in relation to the deaths of two young Eventing riders, Olivia Inglis and Caitlyn Fischer, in 2016. [...]
Ross and Julia Koffel, of Koffels Solicitors & Barristers Sydney, attended the annual Lowy Institute dinner given by the Lowy Institute for International Affairs.
The Institute was founded by Sir Frank Lowy, who built the global empire that became Westfield Shopping Centres. A long time business figure on the global stage, Sir Frank is also a notable philanthropist with a reputation that precedes him for a mindset of putting back into the community that he believes provided him with his [...]