Simon McKenzie did not expect to be changing the way lawyers interact with each other and their clients online. But, he got talking to Brennan, they started planning, and through some coding magic LawAdvisor happened. He is also a PhD student at the University of Melbourne studying international criminal law, and a researcher at the Supreme Court of Victoria. Before this, he was a lawyer in commercial litigation at Corrs Chambers Westgarth in Melbourne.
February, 2014 - Present
Simon is completing a PhD in international criminal law
Legal Product Manager
October, 2014 - Present
Simon McKenzie has been working with Brennan from the beginning of LawAdvisor to create the future of legal services. He is responsible, along with his team, for designing products that help ordinary people address their legal problems. He is also responsible for ensuring the services that LawAdvisor provides meets the needs of lawyers, and provides value to their practices.
April, 2014 - Present
Simon is working on a research project on the management of expert evidence in the most significant class action in Victoria's history, the Kilmore East bushfire proceedings.
Trial Division Researcher
April, 2013 - February, 2014
Simon was one of the researchers assisting the judges of the Trial Division.
March, 2011 - March, 2013
Simon was junior lawyer in the litigation team.
March, 2012 - August, 2012
Simon assisted the special advisor on international humanitarian law to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. He was responsible for providing research assistance to advise the prosecution.
Degree in Arts and Law with First Class Honours in Law
2005 - 2011
600 Bourke St, Melbourne