General Counsel of the Year

Principal Partner


Rufus Gandhi

General Counsel and Company Secretary


General counsel/head of legal


University College London
College of Law
University of Southern Queensland

Agribusiness, class actions, commercial, competition, trade and regulation, construction and infrastructure, corporate, criminal, cyber security, dispute resolution, employment law, energy, government, insolvency, insurance, litigation, manufacturing and industrials, media, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), mining, native title, oil and gas, private equity, pro bono, planning and environment, projects, real estate, restructuring, workplace relations, workplace health and safety relations (WHS), native title

Solicitor (Queensland Law Society)
Solicitor (Solicitors Regulation Authority - England and Wales)
Register of Practitioners High Court of Australia
Admitted in Supreme Court of Victoria
Bachelor Laws (LLB)
Legal Practice Course

Law Society of Queensland, Law Society of England and Wales, Register of Practitioners in the High Court of Australia

Captain and one of the coaches at Valley District Cricket Club, the largest cricket club in the Southern Hemisphere.
School Council member of Ferny Grove State High School.

Professionally – creating the first legal, governance and risk team within GPC, a company that is over 100 years old and Australia’s premier multi-commodity port, where one in four jobs in regional Queensland is reliant on trade.

Personally – coaching my twin children’s cricket teams to winning both the winter and summer division titles.

I am not a statistic; I am a person.
Train until you get it right, then train until you do not get it wrong.