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Ralph Lake

The Principal of the firm is Ralph Lake. He is a returned serviceman uniquely experienced and qualified.

Ralph is a lawyer practising in Queensland holding the following qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor
  • Master of Arts (Fraud and Financial Investigation)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Advanced Diploma of Investigation
  • Diploma of Business
  • Diploma of Government (Fraud Control Investigation)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner

He is a former Federal Prosecutor, and compliance professional with over 25 years of local and international experience leading and participating in criminal, civil and administrative investigations and prosecutions.

He has worked in a Big 4 accounting firm in the Middle East leading the forensics practice, as well has having held senior law enforcement roles in an international criminal tribunal, a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and was a long term senior staffer in the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission enforcing competition and consumer law.

He has consulted to government at numerous levels in Australia and internationally, the United Nations, and international sporting and private sector organisations by providing investigation expertise, capacity development and training.

He is also a casual academic in a Masters in Governance and Leadership program at James Cook University.