The Honourable John Digby KC was appointed Chairman of the BCL Board in September 2021.
Whist at the Bar John built a reputation as a leading commercial barrister specialising in engineering and construction matters and appeared in numerous large and complex court proceedings and major arbitrations both in Australia and abroad.
John has served for more than a decade as a Director and the Treasurer of the Australian Academy of Law and is a past President of the Commercial Bar Association of the Victorian Bar. John served on the Executive of the Victorian Bar Council and was Chairman of the Victorian Bar in 2008-2009.
John came to the Bar in 1979 and was appointed Queens Counsel in 1993. In 2012 John was appointed to the Supreme Court of Australia and having recently retired in 2021, John now undertakes Arbitration, Expert Evaluations and Mediation work.
Eugene practises principally in tax law. Eugene acts for both taxpayers and revenue authorities. Eugene has a Master of Tax from the University of Melbourne where he is a Senior Fellow of the Law Faculty lecturing in the subjects Tax Litigation and Tax Avoidance and Planning.
Eugene is also Vice President of the Tax Bar Association, Deputy Chair of the Readers’ Course Committee and a director of the Victorian Bar Foundation.
Eugene came to the Bar in 2006 and was appointed Silk in 2018.
Frank practices principally in employment and industrial relations. Before coming to the law, Frank had worked for Cadbury Schweppes in Australia and the UK.
Frank came to the Bar in 1990 having previously been a partner at Freehill Hollingdale & Page. Frank was appointed Silk in 2002.
Romauld practices in construction and engineering cases, security of payment adjudications, arbitrations and Building Appeals Board matters.
Romauld is a member of the Victorian Bar’s CPD Committee and the Vice President of the Building Disputes Practitioners Society Inc.
Romauld came to the Bar in 1999 and was appointed Silk in 2022.
Georgina practices in media law, intellectual property and related trade practices matters and has extensive experience as a trial (including jury) and appellate advocate.
Georgina has appeared in a broad range of civil matters, including contract and property disputes, consumer protection claims, the review of administrative decisions and the protection of confidential information. She has acted for plaintiffs as well as media organisations and internet service providers in defamation proceedings (many of them involving high profile claimants).
Georgina came to the Bar in 1995 and was appointed Silk in 2010. Georgina was elected as the Vice President of the Victorian Bar Council in December 2022.
Megan Tittensor is an experienced trial advocate and has appeared in all types of criminal matters and practices in quasi-criminal jurisdictions including disciplinary and tribunal matters, coronial inquests and royal commissions.
Megan appeared as junior counsel for the Managing Director of AWB in the AWB Royal Commission, and in subsequent civil penalty proceedings brought by ASIC. More recently she was Counsel Assisting in the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants.
Megan came to the Bar in 2004 and was appointed Silk in 2020.
Ben practices in commercial law with experience in contract law, corporations law, all aspects of property law, the Australian Consumer Law, and equity and trust law.
Ben came to the Bar in 2007, having previously been a Senior Associate at Baker & McKenzie.
Catherine holds a first class honours degree in law, a master of laws and an MBA and has previously served as Managing Partner of the Melbourne office of Clayton Utz, a Commissioner of the City of Melbourne, a director of NAB, ASX, Orica and Victorian Funds Management Corporation and as Chair of the Australian Synchrotron and Federation Square.
Currently, Catherine is Chair of Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance, Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority and Creative Partnerships Australia; and a Director of the Reserve Bank’s Payments System Board and Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited.
Mick is the Chief Executive Officer of Buxton Private, the family office of Michael Buxton. He was previously on the Advisory Board and Chief Financial Officer of MAB.
MAB is a privately-owned property development company owned by the Buxton Family. It has activities in residential, retail, industrial and commercial developments, as well as an investment management business.
Mick has 35 years’ experience in finance, mergers and acquisitions, and senior management. Mick is commercially focused with experience across Chartered Accounting Firms, multinational and privately-owned organisations.
Mick is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland.
Paul joined BCL as CEO and Managing Director in March 2018.
Paul has led large teams across a diverse range of industries ranging from large banks and government utilities to an ASX listed global technology company. He has over thirty years experience in improving the performance of these businesses through significant cultural and structural change combined with a focus on executing strategy.
Paul is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and FINSIA and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors course and the INSEAD AVIRA programme. He has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from RMIT and an Executive MBA from the University of New South Wales.