Neville Carter

CEO and Principal Executive Governor

College of Law Australia


Mr Neville Carter was appointed to the Board of The College of Law Limited in 2009. He is a member of the Executive Committee and the Nominations Advisory Committee.

Mr Carter is also a Director of the College of Law New Zealand Limited, COL Hold Co Limited, College of Legal Practice Limited (UK) and COL SIN Private Limited (Singapore).

He has served as the Group Managing Director and now Chief Executive Officer of The College of Law since 1995. He has extensive experience in the design and management of large professional education programs as well as a strong background in business and management training for the legal profession.

In the 2018 Australia Day Awards he was made a member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his significant service to legal education, through executive roles, to the law as a legal practitioner, and to professional standards.

His previous positions include foundation National Director, Institute of Professional Legal Studies, New Zealand; Associate Professor and Head of School of Legal Practice, UTS; Project Lead Professional Practice, Advanced Diploma in Law (ADIL) University of Technology (MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia); and partner in a three partner Sydney law firm. He is also a former Chairman of the Australasian Professional Legal Education Council and an Evaluator for the Australian Business Excellence Awards.


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