BEcon, LLB, MBA, MURP
Government, Construction, Infrastructure & Projects, Regulatory, Planning, Environment & Sustainability
The Honourable Paul Lucas is a Consultant with Holding Redlich. As well as being admitted as a Lawyer for over 30 years, he brings 11 years as a Cabinet Minister (with essentially all that time on CBRC – the inner Cabinet) and 4 years as a Deputy Premier. During his time in Government Paul was Minister across a diverse range of portfolios including: Innovation & Information Economy (including Energy), Transport & Main Roads, Infrastructure & Planning, Health and Attorney-General Minister for Local Government & Special Minister of State.
As a former Attorney-General, Paul was often the ultimate consumer of legal advice provided to Government. He understands:
As former Deputy Premier and Minister across diverse portfolios, Paul developed an invaluable skills set, including:
As former Infrastructure & Planning; Energy; and Transport & Main Roads Minister he has been involved from instigation to completion in:
As a Member of the State Parliament for 16 years he brings unparalleled understanding of:
As a Director of State-Owned Enterprises and Authorities – Both Federal and State, including:
He has delivered seminars to numerous bodies (including the Australian Institute of Company Directors) on how to engage with Government for business and policy success.
31 May 23
IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman have investigated a number of complaints in relation to Victorian local councils and produced a series of reports. In this presentation, partner Joseph Monaghan, will provide a basic overview of IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman, their respective roles and functions under their establishing legislation and an overview of recent IBAC and Ombudsman investigation reports involving local councils.
05 Jun 23
The recent extreme flood events raise a series of legal issues including the liability of local councils for decisions that expose residents and businesses to greater risk from flooding events, and remedial steps to address past decision-making. In this webinar, partner Joseph Monaghan and lawyer Jacob Atkinson will discuss these topics.
14 Jun 23 - Canberra
In the third and final seminar of the series, partner Andrew Klein and senior associate Natasha Jones, explore the legal risks associated with returning absent employees to work. This includes ill and injured workers, chronic absenteeism, Comcare issues, 'work from home' related issues and COVID 'return reluctance'. In the course of the seminar, our speakers will work through hypothetical scenarios with reference to relevant regulatory APS frameworks and recent case law.