2021 Speakers

Speakers of LawFest 2021

Gus Balbontin


Mary O’Carroll

President of CLOC and Director of Legal Operations at Google

Erin Ebborn

Director & Principal Lawyer, Portia

Grant Pritchard

Senior In-House Lawyer, Spark New Zealand | President, ILANZ

Julian Benefield

Associate General Counsel, Foodstuffs

Helen Mackay

Director, Juno Legal

Taurean Butler

Director of Corporate Innovation, Tech Futures Lab

Sara Cole Stratton

Pou Āwhina, Tikanga Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi Advisor, Tech Futures Lab

Rebecca Robertshawe

Director, EIS Legal at Education Infrastructure Service

Hayden Wilson

Chair & Partner, Dentons Kensington Swan

Louise Taylor

Special Counsel, Russell McVeagh

Jeremy Sutton

Senior Family Lawyer, Bastion Chambers

Emma Priest

Specialist Criminal Barrister, Blackstone Chambers

Jarrod Coburn

CEO, Portia

Maria Sopoaga

Solicitor, Auckland Council

Rebecca Grant

Founder and CEO, icourts

Tila Hoffman

Special Counsel & Business Transformation Manager, MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Nick Whitehouse

General Manager, Onit AI Center of Excellence

Sam Kidd

CEO, LawVu

Gene Turner

Managing Director, LawHawk

Lindie Walsh

Consultant, Efficient Practice

Melissa Anastasiou

General Counsel, Spark New Zealand