Michael Tidball has worked in both the private and government sectors, having previously
worked as a ministerial advisor in the New South Wales Government and served as Chief
Executive of The Law Society of New South Wales for the past 17 years.
Since his appointment as CEO of The Law Society of New South Wales, Mr Tidball has
overseen a range of reforms to the organisation, and this work has been undertaken at a
time of strong growth in the legal services sector.
In 2013 Mr Tidball was appointed to an additional role as Chief Executive of LAWASIA, a
confederation of law associations across the Asia Pacific region which is committed to
advancing the Rule of Law and pursuing the interests and concerns of the legal profession
in the Asia Pacific region.