Meet the Team


the editor avatarNathan Cecil EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Nathan Cecil is a Partner at Holding Redlich with over 14 years experience in the shipping and logistics sector. He was recognised as the Australian Rising Star Shipping Lawyer of the Year in the 2014 Corporate INTL Magazine Global Awards.

He specialises in providing practical and commercial assistance to clients in the road transport and logistics, shipping, maritime, commodities and offshore industries. Nathan works closely with his industry clients to help them achieve their commercial goals and work through their regulatory responsibilities, with particular expertise in commercial and regulatory advice and dispute resolution.

Nathan is experienced in advising road transport and logistics businesses in relation to chain of responsibility obligations, developing chain of responsibility compliance policies and contract terms, responding to improvement notices and notices to produce documents and defending chain of responsibility prosecutions.

the editor avatarGeoff Farnsworth PARTNER, HOLDING REDLICH

Geoff Farnsworth is a Partner at Holding Redlich and is one of Australia’s leading transport and commodities lawyers with over 25 years’ experience in the field.

He practices in commercial, disputes and regulatory matters for clients involved with transport, agribusiness and energy and resources, and works closely with industry associations, bringing a close working knowledge of industry practices to his legal advice.

He advises clients in relation to dispute resolution (including domestic and international arbitration); Admiralty claims and ship arrest; port logistics; regulatory matters; domestic and international sale of goods; trade finance and insurance; governance, business structures and competition law.


Colin has formal qualifications in auditing, training and chain of responsibility (CoR) as well as decades of experience. His organization, Karlson Services, specializes in Australian Logistics Council (ALC) National Logistics Safety Code (NLSC) audits, CoR risk assessments, due diligence, reasonable enquiries and accreditation audits.

Joseph Nunweek CONTRIBUTOR

Joseph writes for the Employment Law Insider and the Employment Law Practical Handbook, and has written for and edited a number of other publications. He is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, and previously practised in Auckland.