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Michael Tidball

Michael Tidball commenced his position as Chief Executive Officer of The Law Council of Australia on 1 August 2020. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of the Law Society of New South Wales, which, under his leadership, became one of the largest, resilient, and successful voluntary direct membership regulating Law Societies internationally. He served concurrently as Secretary General of LAWASIA.

Mr Tidball has worked in both the government and business sectors in Australia, foremostly in senior management and strategy policy roles. Previously serving as a Director of LawCover Insurance Pty Ltd and LawCover Pty Ltd as well as of LAWASIA Holdings, he was also on the Board of Management of Quality in the Law and is a member of the Council of the Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History.

Mr Tidball has recently completed post graduate studies at the Saïd Business School at The University of Oxford and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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