President

Juliana Warner

Juliana Warner is a Partner of leading global law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), based in Sydney.

A member of the Law Society of NSW since 1987, Juliana serves on the Law Society’s Fidelity Fund Management Committee, is a former Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, former Chair of the Litigation Law & Practice Committee and a former member of the Professional Conduct Committee.

Juliana is a Director of the Law Council of Australia and was recently appointed to the Legal Services Council.

With more than 30 years’ experience in conducting complex disputes, Juliana represents clients in litigation, alternative dispute resolution, anti-money laundering and regulatory processes, as well as matters involving foreign and international law.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales and is a graduate of North Sydney Girls High School.

Juliana is considered a great leader and highly skilled practitioner who has contributed immensely to the legal community throughout her career. She is one of only six practitioners in Australia to be recognised in the Top 100 Women in Litigation 2020 and 2021 by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific.

Juliana has nominated Dementia Australia Research Foundation, the research arm of Dementia Australia, as her President’s Charity for 2021. A cause close to her heart, dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia yet remains one of the most challenging and misunderstood conditions. Dementia Australia represents the estimated half a million Australians living with dementia and the almost 1.6 million Australians involved in their care.

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