Paul Tontodonati, Executive Manager, Law Institute of Victoria
Paul has investment and advisory experience across Australia and Europe, with transactional experience spanning Venture Capital, debt origination, M&A and derivative markets. He was vice president at EM Advisory and has worked with some of Australia’s most exciting companies, raising more than $60 million in Venture Capital funds. Previously at the Luxembourg-based DAM Capital Management, Paul managed a €250m equity and high-yield debt portfolio. He currently holds advisory board positions at EdenExchange.com and Denver and Liely.
Ian Bloomfield, Managing Director, Ignite Systems
Ian is the Managing Director of Ignite Systems. He is an affiliate member of the LIV and sits on the Technology & the Law Committee. He has more than 40 years’ experience working with IT, and in conjunction with IT services provided by Ignite Systems, Ian advises legal and other professional services firms on technology strategy and cybersecurity. Ian’s work with both the LIV and the Legal Practitioners' Liability Committee has included keynote presentations, feature articles and training material on technology and cybersecurity.
Michael Dolan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, Law Institute of Victoria
Michael has gained extensive experience as a country and city solicitor, as well as in-house counsel for both a major statutory corporation in Victoria and an Australian electricity supply industry association. Michael provides advice to solicitors on ethics issues and supports the work of the LIV Ethics Committee.