5 Minutes with Sonder


In our exclusive video series, 5 Minutes with Sonder, we sit down with top legal professionals and listen to their invaluable insight, advice, and knowledge of the legal market today.  Tune in each week to hear their stories and experience how they have individually achieved success in their careers thus far.  Follow us on the links below to keep up to date with the latest and greatest.

Claire Bibby

General Counsel & Non-Executive Director, Public Speaker, Mediator & Mentor

Claire sits down to speak to us about her experience diverse experience across litigation, in-house, and non-executive directorship. An empowering discussion not to be missed! 

Crispian Lynch

Partner, Gilbert & Tobin

Crispian Lynch, Partner at Gilbert & Tobin, tells us what life was like working as a lawyer in the Cayman Islands and how making the move overseas can significantly benefit your career.

Susan Goodman

Of Counsel, Squire Patton Boggs

With years of experience, she shares her success story along with the progression of gender diversity within the industry and her best advice for others pursuing a legal career.

Matthew Golab

Head of Informatics, Gilbert & Tobin

Matthew takes us through his impressive career in legal technology and the main benefits of harnessing technology in the practice of law.

Ronan MacSweeney

Deputy General Counsel, Roads & Maritime Services

Ronan MacSweeney talks about what it’s like to make the transition from Ireland to Australia as a lawyer and his experience working In-House vs. private practice.

Jamie Thomas Guthrie

Senior Associate, Allens

With Jamie’s expertise in renewable energy he showcases progression within the space and the global impact it has. With years of experience in the UK, Brazil, and Australia, he shares his invaluable insight to those considering a move overseas.

John Gallagher

Legal Counsel & Compliance Officer, XL Catlin

Our exclusive interview with John Gallagher takes us through the differences of working in Private Practice vs. In-House as well as what external providers can do better when working with in-house counsel.

Lucas Cooney

Senior Associate, Wotton & Kearney

In this episode, we sit down with Lucas Cooney as he takes us through what it was like working as a lawyer in New Zealand, his transition to Australia, and best advice for lawyers looking to make the move overseas.

Shengshi Zhao

CFE, JD. Forensics & eDiscovery Legal Technology- Manager, Clayton Utz

With the ever evolving digitised world, the importance of Legal Technology has increased dramatically. Shengshi Zhao stands at the forefront in driving new, innovative approaches in managing these technological changes within firms. Hear her story and how she has achieved her success to date.

Paul Howard

General Counsel & Company Secretary, Rest

With more than two decades of experience in private practise and in-house roles in the financial services sector Paul has lead diverse teams across multiple jurisdictions.  Hear what he has to say about making the move from NZ to the US and his time in Australia. His breadth of knowledge and experience gives us exclusive insight on the transition from private practice to in-house.

Daniel Kavan

Business Development Director, Legal Technologies, KLDiscovery

We sit down with a leading expert in eDiscovery and Digital Forensics, Daniel Kavan. As the National Business Development Director of KLDiscovery in Australia, Daniel takes us through the many changes happening in the world of legal technology and what it means for the legal industry as a whole.

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