Jessica Teoh, SA Branch President
Jessica is a Director at Laity Morrow and has particular expertise in corporate governance and advisory, mergers and acquisitions, energy, resources and renewables and technology and intellectual property. She has acted for the public sector and the private sector, and for listed and unlisted companies, across a broad range of sectors including higher education and IT.
Jessica has a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Adelaide.
Born to Malaysian Chinese parents, Jessica has grown up in Adelaide and is keen to be part of a network of people with culturally diverse backgrounds and to help AALA provide a mentoring network for Asian Australian law students and young lawyers within the legal profession.
Brian Vuong, SA Branch Secretary
Brian is a Director at Kain Lawyers and is an experienced corporate and M&A lawyer. Brian’s experience includes acting on public takeovers, scheme of arrangements, Takeover Panel proceedings, private M&A, capital raising, debt financing, major infrastructure projects and strategic commercial transactions.
Brian has also taught commercial law subjects at the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia and facilitates the Commercial and Corporate component of the Law Society of South Australia’s Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.
He has joined AALA to meet other Asian Australian lawyers with the aim of fostering a strong support network and to mentor other lawyers.