find the latest legal job
Corporate/Commercial Lawyers (2-5 years PAE)
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: Adelaide SA 5000
· Specialist commercial law firm · Long-term career progression
View details
Graduate Lawyer / Up to 1.5 yr PAE Lawyer
Category: Personal Injury Law | Location: Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs Brisbane QLD
· Mentoring Opportunity in Regional QLD · Personal Injury Law
View details
Corporate and Commercial Partner
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: Adelaide SA 5000
· Full time · Join a leading Adelaide commercial law firm
View details
In-house Legal Counsel & Commercial Lawyers
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: All Sydney NSW
· Providing lawyers with flexibility and control over when they work, how they work and who they work for.
View details
In-house Legal Counsel & Commercial Lawyers
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: All Melbourne VIC
· Providing lawyers with flexibility and control over when they work, how they work and who they work for.
View details
CEO chefs raise funds for food rescue

CEO chefs raise funds for food rescue

Ian Robertson

It is said that too many cooks spoil the broth, but OzHarvest can’t get enough CEOs and managing partners in aprons as part of the organisation's CEO CookOff to raise awareness of food rescue.

This year, 123 corporate heavyweights took part in the event at the Carriageworks in Sydney, along with 40 celebrity chefs.

Their combined cooking efforts generated enough food for approximately 1,000 people in need and the event raised almost $1 million in donations.

OzHarvest is a charity that collects surplus fresh perishables from businesses and distributes them to agencies that assist disadvantaged and homeless people.

Ian Robertson (pictured right), the head of Holding Redlich’s national corporate and commercial practice and managing partner at the Sydney office, raised $10,600 in donations.

“It was a pleasure to be able to support OzHarvest,” said Mr Robertson, who was part of a team headed by celebrity chef Maggie Beer (left).

“As well as raising awareness of the issue of food security and waste, OzHarvest does great work in supporting homeless people and youth in crisis.

“It was an added bonus to be able to work with Maggie whose business success and dedication to great food is quite inspirational,” he said.

Sue Kench, managing partner for King & Wood Mallesons in Australia, also participated in the CEO CookOff, raising $17,355.

Felicity Rourke, partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, and Miriam Stiel, partner at Allens and director of OzHarvest, also attended.

Like this story? Read more:

QLS condemns actions of disgraced lawyer as ‘stain on the profession’

NSW proposes big justice reforms to target risk of reoffending

The legal budget breakdown 2017

CEO chefs raise funds for food rescue
lawyersweekly logo
Promoted content
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Scales of Justice
Dec 15 2017
Timing ‘critical’ in unusual contempt of court ruling
A recent case could have interesting implications for contempt of court rulings, according to a Ferr...
Dec 14 2017
International arbitration and business culture
Promoted by Maxwell Chambers. This article discusses the impact of international arbitration on t...
Papua New Guinea flag
Dec 14 2017
World-first mining case launched in PNG
Citizens of Papua New Guinea have launched landmark legal proceedings against the country’s govern...
APPOINTMENTS
Allens managing partner Richard Spurio, image courtesy Allens' website
Jun 21 2017
Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
Esteban Gomez
May 11 2017
National firm recruits ‘major asset’
A national law firm has announced it has appointed a new corporate partner who brings over 15 years'...
opinion
Nicole Rich
May 16 2017
Access to justice for young transgender Australians
Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must current...
Geoff Roberson
May 11 2017
The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law, writes Geoff Rober...
Help
May 10 2017
Advocate’s immunity – without fear or without favour but not both
On 29 March 2017, the High Court handed down its decision in David Kendirjian v Eugene Lepore & ...