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Franklin Gaffney - Board Member

Franklin Gaffney is special counsel in Lavan’s Corporate Services Team in Perth.  Prior to joining Lavan, Franklin held senior legal positions in national and international law firms and was a senior executive in a Commonwealth government agency.

With over 20 years' legal and senior management experience in corporate, human resources and native title arenas, Franklin advises clients on a broad range of corporate law matters including sales of business, joint ventures, re-structuring, alliances, internal reviews, board and inter-group disputes, as well as drafting and negotiating enterprise bargaining agreements and senior executive contracts of employment. 

Prior to joining the STRUT Board, Franklin was a board member at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts for 6 years.  Together with his colleagues on the STRUT board, Franklin utilizes his skills and experiences to enhance STRUT’s governance arrangements, develop and oversee strategies to achieve STRUT’s goals and is passionate about promoting the need for philanthropic support of the arts.  Franklin is a avid supporter and collector of Australian contemporary art.