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John Corcoran AM
John Corcoran AM is Chairman of the law practice of Russell Kennedy, a position he has held since 2008. He is a member of the board of Mercy health and Aged Care.
He has been a Board member of the Legal Services Board as well as the International Bar Association. He is also a past president of the Law Institute and was President of the Law Council of Australia in 2009.
His experience as a commercial lawyer is in the areas of commercial property, retirement and aged care, as well as sale and purchase of business, and securities.
Tricia Kelly has extensive experience in the Financial Services Industry. Over the past 10 years she worked for Suncorp/AAMI where her most recent roles included Executive General Manager Strategy & Business Development Personal Insurance and General Manager AAMI New South Wales. Prior to that she was a Director & Executive General Manager Life & Superannuation of Norwich Union Life Australia.
Tricia is a Past President & Honorary Life Member of the Insurance Institute of Victoria and a former Director of the Australian Insurance Institute.
Helen is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience across a wide range of industries including financial services. Helen has extensive experience in governance, audit and risk management and she has held senior leadership roles at Deloittes, KPMG, BHP Ltd and Bluescope Steel Ltd, where she was responsible for the global risk management and insurance programs.
Helen has 16 years experience as a non-executive director and is an experienced Chair of Audit and Risk Committees.
Catriona is a lawyer with extensive experience in the consumer sector including directorships at the Consumers’ Federation of Australia, the Financial Ombudsman Service and the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman. Catriona is also Co-Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Consumer Consultative Committee and a member of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Consumer Consultative Committee.
Catriona’s skills and expertise include policy analysis and corporate governance, legal practice management and consumer and competition law as well as dispute resolution and regulation.
John has extensive legal experience in both the public and private sectors. He was the Managing Partner at Herbert Geer from 2011 to 2014 and the consultant overseeing the merger of that firm to create Thomson Geer. During John’s five years as Victorian Government Solicitor, he oversaw the restructure of that office as well as the creation of a whole of government legal services panel. He also represented the Victorian Government at the 2009 Bushfire Royal Commission. Prior to these roles John was the CEO at the Law Institute of Victoria (2002-2006) and Managing Partner at Maurice Blackburn (1991-2002). John is the chair of the Centre for Innovative Justice, RMIT University, a member of the Council of Legal Education and an advisory board member in the School of Business and Law, Victoria University.
Adrian Finanzio SC
Adrian signed the Victorian Bar Roll in 1998, was appointed Silk in 2012 and is a leading Victorian barrister practising in the areas of planning and environment, local government, and major projects. He brings to LPLC a broad range of skills arising from the various committees on which he serves, including Barristers Chambers Limited, the Bar Readers Course Committee (as Vice Chair) and the Victorian Planning and Environment Law Association (as Vice President) and as a past member of the Victorian Bar Council.
Miranda Milne was solicitor to the Committee from 1986 and its Chief Executive Officer since 1996. Prior to her appointment to the Committee, Miranda engaged in private practice, specialising in litigation and professional indemnity insurance.
She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Trinity College Foundation.