what is my role as in-house counsel?

  • 1 hour  
    (1 CPD unit)
  • for all lawyers 
    & whistleblower officers
Category: Substantive Law I Topic: Employment 
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SESSION overview: 
Join us for a discussion on the evolving and complex area of whistleblower laws and the critical steps that organisations must take to ensure compliance. We finish by walking you through a case study covering the process of receiving a report, its investigation and resolution. 


  • a 3 part CPD Session
  • part 1: the law
  • part 2: practical applications
  • part 3: case study 
  • record of completion


  • what I need to have on my radar 
  • the minimum steps I need to take to ensure my organisation is compliant 
  • what my role is in the whistleblowing program 
  • how to handle a whistleblowing report 
  • what is involved in the investigation process 
  • what happens after the investigation has concluded 



Activate Workplace Law

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth is the founding principle of Activate Workplace Law. She is an accredited specialist in Employment and Industrial Law and is an expert in the emerging area of whistleblowing. With two decades of experience working in the legal industry in the Asia Pacific Region, Elizabeth has first-hand knowledge of the complexities of managing a diverse workforce across several jurisdictions.

An expert in Whistleblowing Law, Elizabeth has a special interest in advising managers of in-house whistleblowing programs on both compliance and practical issues. She has conducted whistleblower response training for more than 50 groups, including Boards, executive teams and senior management in industries ranging from finance and banking to resources and retail.



About Scott

Scott is a Partner at CurbyMcLintock, a forensic investigation and risk management practice, with 18 years’ of forensic experience specialising in the areas of investigations, fraud and corruption risk, hotline implementation and management both in Australia and abroad including the US, Europe and Asia. Scott has held roles in law enforcement, regulatory, corporate and consulting with one of Australia’s largest forensic practices. His industry experience includes financial services, racing, oil and gas, liquor and gaming, mining, healthcare and government.

He is passionate about the importance of having a well run whistleblower program as part of an organisation’s corporate governance framework that encourages people to speak up in good faith and protects those who have the courage to come forward from retaliation.
Our members can get a copy of Elizabeth Ticehurst's book "The Whistleblowing Program Handbook" at a discounted price via On the Run's Member Benefits portal.
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