Laurie Shervington is a respected and experienced corporate lawyer with more than 45 years’ involvement in business and legal landscapes.

    A former appointee to the Australian Government Takeovers Panel, Laurie’s corporate expertise includes capital raising, reconstruction, mergers and acquisitions, directors’ duties, corporate governance, due diligence, risk management and ASIC licensing and investigations.

    He was the inaugural general counsel of ASIC’s Western Australian regional office and sat on the legal subcommittee of the federal government’s Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee for many years. As a former chair of a publicly listed oil and gas exploration and production company, Laurie developed hands-on knowledge of the oil and gas industry.

    Laurie is a director of Leedal Pty Ltd, an Aboriginal-directed company with extensive business interests in Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. He was the chair of the Broome Port Authority and he is the chair of the Kimberley Ports Authority, an advisory member of the College of Law Pty Ltd, a member of the Professional Indemnity Insurance Management Committee of the Law Society of Western Australia and the chairman of trustees of the West Australian Legal Contribution Trust.

    Award Mouse thought multimedia interface book medal screen monitor

    Education

    • College of Law, Honorary Master’s Degree and Fellowship, 2015
    • University of Western Australia, LL.B., 1966

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Life member, Law Society of Western Australia.
    • Former member, Corporate Finance Liaison and Regional Liaison Committees, Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
    • Former member, Corporations Committee Business Law Section.
    • Former member, Legal Sub-Committee of Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee.
    • Fellow member, Australian Institute of Company Directors.
    • Senior fellow, Financial Services Institute of Australasia, West Australian Divisional Council.
    • Past chair, Business Law Section, Law Council of Australia.
    • Chair, Legal Contribution Trust (Western Australia).
    • Former member, Australian Government Takeovers Panel.
    • Fellow of the College of Law.
    Award Mouse thought multimedia interface book medal screen monitor