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Candice Colman


Candice Colman Graduate lawyer Baker & McKenzie

Countries of expertise Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore

Work sector Legal services

Asian languages spoken Indonesian, Malay

Location Sydney, Australia

Other Available to travel up to 50 kilometres
Available for Virtual interactions via Skype or other electronic means, Visiting schools to speak with students


Candice is a graduate at Baker & McKenzie, the largest law firm in the world and specialists in global commercial law. She is currently based in the Sydney office (until Dec 2016), after having worked in the firm's Melbourne, Malaysia and Singapore offices. She interned in a local Malaysian law firm during her law studies, where she conducted legal translating from Malay to English. She has a first class honours degree in Law from Monash University and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Spanish and Indonesian. Academically, she has written on a variety of aspects of the Indonesia-Australia relationship including international public law responses to the West Papua genocide, and international private law rules governing contract regulation across the ASEAN region. She was also the recipient of the Australia-Asia Association Indonesian Award in 2011 and represented Oceania at the European Access Network’s Education World Congress in Montreal in 2013. Candice achieved Honourable Mention for the Neil Kaplan Award for Best Advocate at the Wilhelm C Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Hong Kong, 2013, having come second globally in the Wilhelm C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna. Professionally, she has a focus on legal and commercial relationships within the ASEAN region, with a focus on Indonesia. She has worked in England, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia and studied in Indonesia, Malaysia, Chile, Spain and Italy, as well as tutoring VCE Indonesian privately for several years.

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