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Abigail Gill

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With her expertise as a legal adviser and insights from her time as a senior member of BHP’s global ethics and compliance team, Abigail Gill has an unrivalled combination of experience in regulatory and internal investigations and compliance issues.

Abigail draws on her experience in private practice and in-house to deliver strategic and practical legal advice with fit-for-purpose client service.

She works with clients to develop an approach to mitigating compliance risks, investigating compliance issues and in developing ethical frameworks. Abigail has also developed and led the implementation of a global investigations framework and regularly advises on elements of whistleblower program best practice.

Her work on some of Australia’s largest corporate investigations, including with multi-jurisdictional elements, has included developing the strategic response to regulators, designing and executing investigation plans and helping senior executives prepare for inquiries and evidentiary hearings.

As an external adviser, she has acted on numerous complex commercial disputes, including infrastructure access, competition and regulatory matters.

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Examples of Abigail’s experience includes:

  • Advising a global company on enhancements to its worldwide corporate compliance program
  • Advising multi-national organisations on the implementation of global whistleblower programs, including improvements to triaging, investigating and reporting processes
  • Advising a mining company on a commercial dispute in connection with its iron ore project in Western Australia
  • Assisting a listed Australian company in a multi-jurisdictional investigation into potential violations of anti-corruption laws
  • Advising a corporation in relation to ASIC investigations
  • Internal investigations into regulatory and compliance issues, fraud and misconduct