LLB (Hons), BCom (Accounting)
Company Secretary & Legal Counsel
Joel has a broad in-house commercial practice covering a wide range of advisory and dispute resolution work. Joel has extensive experience acting in matters involving complex financial transactions, fraud, foreign investments, infrastructure and mining projects, contractual negotiations and intellectual property protection. Having practised in national and international commercial law firms for years, Joel has been retained by listed entities, major banks, regulators and governments, both domestic and foreign, to act on their behalf. Joel is also regularly called upon to advise clients and directors on governance issues, including their fiduciary duties and obligations under corporations law. The commerciality of Joel’s advice in this area is complemented by his formal qualifications in accounting. Joel has acted and appeared before many courts and tribunals in various jurisdictions, including state superior courts, full federal courts and international arbitrations. He has also participated in many successful commercial mediations.