Scale Facilitation® is proud to announce Lucas Kenny as the new General Counsel, moving up from his position as Director of Legal. In this role, Lucas will play a critical role in supporting implementation and overseeing Scale Facilitation® legal strategies and protocols, working cross-functionally throughout the business to mitigate risk.
Lucas is a business-enabling commercial lawyer and has over 15 years of experience in private practice and corporate law, where he developed his ability to provide skilled and collaborative advice in pursuit of his clients’ enterprise objectives and honed his skillset in blending legal risk protection and resolution with efficient business conduct.
Lucas will work across the company to ensure all legal matters and decisions are consistent with the firm’s mission, values, and culture. He will also contribute to the leadership team and board of directors by providing legal guidance.
“I’m incredibly excited to take on this legal leadership role and am looking forward to collaborating with the entire Scale Facilitation® team,” says Lucas. “I enjoy providing legal counsel on all matters arising during a company lifecycle from start up through to the operational, financial and regulatory concerns of a mature business including protecting and licensing intellectual property to assisting with human resources, employment and other group legal issues.”
“Lucas’ comprehensive knowledge of corporate legal matters will be an invaluable asset to the company as we navigate complex business and financial transactions, negotiations, contracts and the like – which are typically on a global scale,” says CEO and Founder David A. Collard. “Lucas has already proven himself to have the right approach in understanding and analyzing the unique situations Scale Facilitation® often faces which include new, large scale business entrants, cross-border licensing issues and how to best strategize moving forward.”
Prior to joining the team, Lucas spent 10 years at Fortune 500 company NetApp Inc as Senior Legal Counsel for Asia Pacific. Prior to working at NetApp, he was a Corporate Lawyer for Australia Post and the lead lawyer on the Digital Mailbox platform as the company developed its digital capability in mailing.
Lucas completed his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at Deakin University in Australia and did International Law at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. He was admitted to practise law by the Supreme Court of Victoria and is also an Accredited Mental Health First Aider.