Andrew Lumsden

Andrew is a Senior Partner and member of the Board at Corrs Chambers Westgarth. He specialises in corporate and securities law and mergers and acquisitions. Andrew is the Chair of the National Public Securities Practice Group and Co-chair of the China Practice Group. Andrew is Corrs’ National Legal Excellence Partner, with responsibilities for the professional development of our lawyers.

From 1998 until 2001 Andrew was Chief of Staff to the then Minister for Financial Services & Regulation, the Hon Joe Hockey, MP. Prior to 1998 Andrew was a partner of Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

Contributed to


Doing Business in: Australia
Practice Note

This Practice Note covers information and key considerations for organisations doing business in or looking to commence operations in Australia.

Practice areas


  • Adjunct Faculty Member of The University of Sydney Faculty of Law
  • Subject Advisory Committee for the Governance Institute of Australia Ltd Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance
  • Professional Standard Committee
  • Finance Audit and Risk Management Committee
  • Financial Services Institute of Australia
  • Regulatory Compliance Group and Company Reporting Subcommittee of the Financial Services Institute of Australia
  • Chartered Secretaries Australia Ltd
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors, Australian Institute of Company Directors Law Committee, American Bar Association, Corporations Committee, Law Council of Australia, Subject Advisory Committee for the CSA program - Corporate Accountability: Meetings and Disclosure, Past member of the Takeovers Panel from 2002-2011 and reappointed in 2014-2017


  • Specialist Panel


  • Macquarie University

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