Full Name
Luke Barrett
Job Title
General Counsel
Speaker Bio
Luke Barrett is General Counsel for UniSuper, one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds and institutional investors with over $100 billion in funds under management. In 2021, he was nominated by law firm partners, barristers and industry peers for General Counsel of the Year and won the award for Asia Pacific in the financial services category.

He is the former Chair of the Law Council of Australia's Superannuation Committee and continues to serve on that committee,
now for over 10 years. This role sees him proactively involved in the regulatory reform process, consulting with Government and
Barrett has over 20 years​ of experience in financial services, advising fund managers and superannuation funds across all aspects of their businesses and investments. His prior experience includes senior legal positions with leading law firm Allens and with Vanguard Investments.

In recent years, Barrett has run successful litigation in the High Court and Supreme Court and has advised on some of Australia's largest infrastructure and retail property transactions. He was also deeply involved in the set-up of UniSuper's internal funds management capability.

Barrett regularly speaks at industry conferences and has given evidence in Parliament on legal issues affecting the financial services and superannuation industries. He writes for the print edition of Beautiful Bizarre magazine and has written numerous business columns for Fairfax newspapers.
Luke Barrett