Craig Allsopp

craig.allsopp@acalawyers.com.au
+61 2 9216 9898
 

Specialising in:

  • Compliance
  • Investigations
  • Regulatory
  • Class actions
  • Insolvency and debt recovery

Craig is an accomplished legal professional with a proven record in litigation, including seven years working in ASIC’s Enforcement Directorate on corporate governance and financial markets matters. Through a diversity of experience in sizeable, complex matters, Craig delivers a lateral thinking, pragmatic approach that brings value and respect. Exemplary communication skills and sound technical knowledge on a gamut of governance, compliance and litigation issues enable Craig to conduct matters with authority.

Craig is adept at coordinating large teams of legal, investigative and analytical staff, and conducts litigation with a discerning eye for maximising efficiencies and savvy resource allocation. He is sensitive to subtle risks that may eventuate where governance procedures are deficient, and is equipped with effective and practical methods for issue resolution.

Previously a senior lawyer and legal manager with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Craig was involved in litigation, criminal investigations and market integrity initiatives. During his time at ASIC, Craig was legal manager for a national task force investigating a major corporate collapse. Craig was also involved in ASIC’s Westpoint and One.Tel litigation, as well as market integrity actions during the global financial crisis.

Through a diversity of experience in the private and public sectors, Craig has developed a robust understanding of litigation, with a particular focus on how to deliver improved outcomes through legal technology and legal project management.

Craig is currently undertaking a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance through Chartered Secretaries Australia and holds a Master of Laws from the University of New South Wales, along with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Wollongong. He was a recipient of the 2006 Australia Day Achievement Award.