Abigail McGregor

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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Abigail McGregor

Abigail McGregor

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Biography

Abigail McGregor is a dispute resolution lawyer located in Melbourne with expertise in large scale litigation, including class actions. 

Abigail
advises on the implications of increasing global regulation in the areas of regulation, investigations, securities and compliance in Australia. Abigail advises clients on the introduction of appropriate policies and procedures, as well as undertaking investigations in corruption, bribery and unethical behaviour, often arising from whistleblower reports.  She represents clients in regulatory investigations and prosecutions, as well as any ensuing civil litigation, including class actions. She also has experience investigating fraud and freezing assets of fraudulent employees. Commanding "a lot of respect" in the market, Chambers Asia Pacific reports that Abigail "is highly prized by clients as an "incredibly diligent" practitioner, as notable for her empathetic approach as for her legal acumen".

Abigail is a thought-leader in respect of Business and Human Rights.  She advises clients in relation to how to manage the risk of human rights impacts in their operations and supply chains, as well as guiding them on corporate reporting.  She has developed an online risk assessment tool to undertake supplier due diligence.  Chambers Global reports that "Abigail is incredibly astute and commercial in her approach to her advice on modern slavery legislation."

Abigail's clients range across a number of industry sectors including financial institutions, agribusiness, food processing and manufacturing, construction and infrastructure, extractives and government.


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