NSW Branch Committee Member
Johnny joined the Asian Australian Lawyers Association (AALA) during 2021. He served as the National Media and Policy Officer for AALA and helped to drive policy initiatives and manage AALA’s media presence. In addition to his work in NSW, Johnny is also concurrently serving as an Ordinary Executive Member of the National committee and the Co-Convenor of the National Digital Events Series.
Johnny is a commercial lawyer in the Dispute Resolution team at Ashurst. Johnny advises on large commercial and regulatory disputes in the financial services industry. Prior to this role, Johnny has held roles at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, a Fortune 50 technology company and one of India’s largest not-for-profit organisations.
Johnny is passionate about cultural diversity because he believes that the legal profession and wider Australia benefits when people from different backgrounds are afforded seats at the table and opportunities to contribute. Johnny believes that unique experiences lead to unique perspectives that allow us to come up with better ideas, anticipate more problems and create inclusive spaces.