Lawyer and Member, Queensland Law Society Banking and Financial Services Law Committee
Randal retired from legal practice in 2016 but remains active in his committee memberships of the Queensland Law Society.
Randal is a Fellow of the Governance institute of Australia and is a contributing author to its publications, as well as a regular facilitator and lecturer for a number of its governance risk and compliance related forums and activities.
Randal chairs the University of Queensland’s (UQ) Law School Pro Bono Centre, is a regular lecturer for the UQ and USQ Law Schools, an Adjunct Professor of the University of Queensland’s schools of business and law and is convenor of UQ Law’s Adjunct and Honorary Professors.
Until his retirement, Randal was the lead partner of Clayton Utz’s national governance and compliance division. In this role he advised extensively in the public, private and NFP sectors on governance, legal risk and compliance issues including the establishment and enhancement of compliance management systems (particularly those focussing on financial services reform, anti-money laundering, privacy, retail credit and related issues).
Randal is the co-author of the Standards Australia official guide on AS3806 (the Australian Standard on Compliance Programs), the consulting editor of the looseleaf services “Australian Legal Compliance” (CCH), the co-author of the Compliance chapters in the leading CCH texts “The Essential Guide to Financial Services Reform” and “The Essential Guide to Australian Anti-Money Laundering Reforms” and was the Law Council of Australia’s nominee to the technical drafting committee that developed an International Compliance Standard for the International Standards Organisation ( AS/ISO 19600 : 2015 )