Ezekiel Solomon, AM
Board of Directors
Ezekiel (Zeke) Solomon is a senior partner of Allens Arthur Robinson, Australia's oldest law firm and one of the leading law firms in the Asia Pacific region. He has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law, including international business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and the development and financing of major infrastructure, energy and resources projects.
Zeke was resident partner in charge of Allens' office in New York from 1986 - 1993. He has had a long and close connection with the United States, and has advised many leading US corporations in relation to Australia and Asia, including advising on numerous cross-boarder mergers and acquisitions. He has also worked extensively in Asia, including work as an adviser to the Indonesian Government on foreign investment legal and policy issues and major project negotiations.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Australia-Indonesia Institute (an Australian Government body), the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney and of the American Australian Association Ltd. He is a former President of the Harvard Club of Australia. Zeke is Senior Adviser (formerly vice Chairman) of the Antitrust Committee of the International Law Section of the American Bar Association.
Zeke is a member of the President's Circle of the Asia Society AustralAsia Centre (Affiliated with the Asia Society of New York). He was a member of senior Australian business delegations to India led by the Prime Minister of Australia in March 2006, and by the Premier of NSW in 2007, and also accompanied the Premier of NSW in business missions to China in 2007 and 2008.
Zeke graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Sydney University and Master of Laws from Harvard Law School, where he was a Fulbright scholar. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Sydney and in the Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney.