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Caroline Coops

Partner, King&Wood Mallesons, Melbourne


Relevant qualifications and honours

  • Image representing graduationBachelor of Laws (Hons) Monash University (1996)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Monash Univeristy (2001)


Relevant work history and Committee involvement

  • Image of briefcase2006- Partner, Mallesons Stephen Jaques
  • 2001-2006 - Senior Associate, Mallesons Stephen Jaques
  • 1996-2001 - Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jaques
  • 1997-1999 - Seconded to Telstra
  • Chair, Competition and Consumer Committee, Law Council of Australia (Business Law Section)



  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2013 Melbourne Competition 'Lawyer of the Year'.
  • recognised as a leading individual in the Australian Financial Review's 'Best Lawyers' publication (Competition 2012-2014, Telecommunications 2011-2014 and Mergers and Acquisitions 2014).
  • listed as 'leading lawyer' in Chambers’ Asia Pacific Guide (2012, 2013, 2014 )
  • listed as 'leading lawyer' by the International Financial Law Review's Guide to Competition and Antitrust Lawyers (2011, 2012) Nominated in Best Lawyer in Competition/Anti-Trust Award category at the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards (2011)


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