Welcome

Firmly established as the singular agenda-setting event for in-house counsel in the Asia-Pacific region, the General Counsel Summit is returning in 2020 with a refreshed format to guide you through the year ahead.

2019 welcomed international thought-leaders including the Vice President and Chief International Counsel of Paypal and the Senior Vice-President and Chief Ethics Officer of L’Oréal. Next year, over 240 of your professional peers and an unrivalled selection of C-Suite speakers will make the Swissotel their home for two days on 5 and 6 May.

Why Attend

  • For six years we have secured the involvement of the highest calibre speakers from Australia and around the world. We have tools that make audience engagement seamless so you can ask the questions that matter.
  • Every session is independently moderated to facilitate candid discussion and debate.
  • Your experience is at the heart of the Forum. Our audience is screened for seniority, so you’ll be networking in a five-star environment with the minds shaping business.
  • We respect the seniority of our delegates by diving deeper into technical subject matter with a business driven, outcomes focussed agenda.

Gain Access

// 12 Keynotes
// 2 Powerful Days
// Executive learning agenda
// 35+ Industry speakers
// 5 Star networking environment

Past Speakers


Dan Cooperman
Former General Counsel to Steve Jobs
Apple (USA)

Cameron F. Kerry
US Department of Commerce

Hugh Brady
General Counsel
Office of the President (USA)

Jim Slattery
Vice President, Legal Affairs
NBCUniversal (USA)

Deborah Platt Majoras
Chief Legal Officer
Procter & Gamble (USA)

The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG
United Nations

Marc S. Firestone
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Philip Morris (USA)

Sarah Jones
Group General Counsel
BBC (UK)

Gerson Zweifach
Group General Counsel
News Corp (USA)

Brackett Denniston
General Counsel
General Electric (USA)

Josh Floum
Global General Counsel
Visa Inc. (USA)

Sarah Davis
Group Legal Director
The Guardian (UK)

Anjali Kumar
General Counsel
Warby Parker (USA)

Emmanuel Lulin
Senior Vice-President & Chief Ethics Officer
L'Oreal (FR)

Sean Roberts
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
GSK Consumer Healthcare

Lisa Mather
Vice President, Chief International Counsel
Paypal (SGP)