Ron Gibson is Managing Director of Go Networking. He has established himself as the country’s foremost authority in the field and subject of business networking – the art and skill of forming and cultivating those all-important business connections.

Partner, Ashurst:

Roger Davies, Partner, Ashurst

The Honourable Justice James Edelman was appointed to the Supreme Court of Western Australia on 25 July 2011.

Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers:

Fiona Stanton has over 25 years of broad litigation experience and has extensive experience as counsel in State and Federal Courts, Commissions and Tribunals.

Senior Consultant:

Cameron Hay is a Senior Consultant at MYR Consulting, a business and risk management consultancy based in Western Australia.

Partner, Kott Gunning:

Greg Mohen, Partner, Kott Gunning


Lara is a working parent, social justice warrior and law nerd. Born and raised in Tasmania, Lara moved to Western Australia in 1999 after completing a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Tasmania. Soon after, Lara took up a role as a Judge’s Associate in the Family Court of Western Australia.

Knowledge and Business Development Manager:

Kirsty McPhee is the Knowledge and Business Development Manager for Tottle Partners, responsible for library and knowledge services, as well as coordinating professional development and improving internal processes.

Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers:

Robert Nash’s areas of practice are primarily in the areas of inheritance, contested probate, estate and trust administration disputes; commercial disputes with an emphasis on real property, business acquisition disputes and restraint of trade; inquiries and inquests; military disciplinary law; and criminal statutory prosecutions.


Nick Cooper is a partner in the national Clayton Utz Litigation and Dispute Resolution team, and partner- in-charge of the firm's Perth office.

Senior Lawyer:
Legal & Legislative Services, Department of Communities

Simon Thackrah is Acting Principal Lawyer, Housing in the Western Australian Department of Communities.

Dr Pat Saraceni  is a member of Clifford Chance's global litigation and dispute resolution team, specialising in complex commercial litigation, arbitration and mediations.

Managing Partner, Tottle Partners:

Stephen Penrose, Managing Partner, Tottle Partners

Director of Commercial Law:
Tom has 25 years business experience; including working for major national and local law firms, owning and managing IT businesses, and being a director and in-house counsel for a public company.
Solicitor, HBA Legal:

Courtney has nearly a decade’s experience working in law firms both in Perth the UK.  In the UK, she was involved in the defence of large industrial class actions brought against the National Health Service. She worked closely with both clients and barristers, advising on liability and quantum, preparing for litigation, negotiating settlements and undertaking advocacy.