About me

Craig Ng is a commercially focused senior lawyer with over 25 years experience. He is a strategic thinker and leader, and a collaborative and inclusive people manager. He is an articulate and effective multi-lingual communicator.
Craig gained his legal experience through having worked closely with clients across a broad range of industries, practice areas and jurisdictions. Most recently, Craig worked with clients in the information and communications technology sector. Craig has a deep interest and understanding in the regulation and governance of the Internet and its infrastructure.
Craig was a partner with Maddocks Lawyers between 1997 and 2010. He retired from full time legal practice at the end of 2010. He is a current Australian Legal Practitioner, and consults part-time to APNIC as its General Counsel. In his spare time, Craig enjoys travelling the world and living a more leisurely and relaxed lifestyle in Melbourne, Australia.
Community Involvement
- Judging Panel of the Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (2014, 2015)
- Director and Honorary Secretary of the Internet Society of Australia (2014-present)
- Community Visitor (Panel Secretary - Disability Services) at the Office of the Public Advocate (2014-present)
- Director of the board of trustee of the auDA Foundation (2005-present)
- Director of Infoxchange Australia (2008-2010)
- Member of the Melbourne Development Council of the Australian Chamber Orchestra (2007-2010)
- Member of the advisory board of the University of Melbourne's Centre for Media and Communications Law (2005-2010)
- Pro bono legal adviser, and director and honorary secretary of the Internet Society of Australia (ISOC-AU) (2002-2005)
Qualifications and Memberships
- Bachelor of Economics (Monash University, 1989)
- Bachelor of Laws (Monash University, 1990)
- Barrister and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Victoria (1991)
- Associate, Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants (1991)
- Barrister and Solicitor, High Court of Australia (1992)
- Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (1995)
- Legal Practitioner, Supreme Court of New South Wales (2004)
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