David Field

Chief Legal Counsel, Canon Oceania

David is the Chief Legal Counsel and Director, People & Finance at Canon Australia, after having worked in-house as a lawyer at Telstra for more than nineteen years. Prior to moving in-house, David worked in private practice for Mallesons Stephen Jacques, having started his legal career working for Mallesons in Taiwan. Outside of work, David is a fanatical photographer and one of the founders of the Laws of Creativity portrait project, exploring the role that creativity plays in the practice of law.  David serves on the board of the Minds Count Foundation, working in mental wellbeing in legal workplaces, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.