Corrs Chambers Westgarth is delighted to announce Corrs partner Stephen Price has been elected as Chairman of the Corrs Board.

Corrs partner and CEO John W.H. Denton AO was very pleased with his appointment, “Stephen has more than 26 years experience advising Australia’s leading companies and foreign corporations. I am confident he will bring his deep understanding, and pragmatic and innovative approach to this significant leadership role for the firm.”

With more than two decades as a partner with the firm, joining the partnership in July 1994, he has established himself as one of Australia’s leading labour and employment lawyers and the Corrs Sydney Workplace Relations Work Group Leader. Prior to assuming his role as Chairman, Stephen was a Board member since May 2011 and is a former Partner in Charge of the firm’s Sydney office.

The Corrs Board now has nine board members, including two external appointments and two women. The board members are Stephen Price (Chair), John W.H. Denton AO, Dr Rufus Black, Peter Shergold AC, David Abernethy, Ben Davidson, Andrew Lumsden, Kirsty Sutherland and Eugenia Kolivos.

Stephen’s appointment commenced on June 28 for a four year term.

Stephen succeeds former Corrs partner, Teresa Handicott, who recently retired from the partnership after 27 year career in the legal profession at Corrs.

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