Ronwyn North

Managing Director: Streeton Consulting Pty Ltd

Ronwyn North is the Managing Director of Streeton Consulting Pty Ltd, and a qualified lawyer who now consults to law firms and others on practice management. She specialises in risk management and ethics.

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Ronwyn North is one of Australia’s most experienced providers of management consulting and education services aimed at promoting professionalism, profitability and claims prevention in legal practice. From a background in legal practice and legal education, Ronwyn has become an acknowledged “thought leader” in the management of professional risk. Streeton’s Managing Client Expectations and Professional Risk, a ground-breaking study of the cause of liability claims against Australian lawyers, continues to influence claims analysis and prevention programmes in Australia and overseas.

Ronwyn’s insights and leadership of risk management education in Australia were recognised in 2004 with an inaugural Australian Risk Management Award. She has been involved in the risk management education programme at Law Mutual (WA) since the programme began in 1995 and has a strong client following amongst leading law firms, professional indemnity insurers, education providers and regulators in Australia and New Zealand. She chairs the Continuing Legal Education Association of Australasia (CLEAA) and is one of two external members of the Safety and Risk Management Committee of the University of Sydney.