Mellor Olsson appoints inaugural CEO

South Australian law firm, Mellor Olsson, are pleased to announce Paul Anderson will join the firm as the first Chief Executive Officer in its history.

Paul is a highly experienced CEO with experience in both the private and public sectors. He has previously worked in a diverse range of industries such as commercial business advisory, health, finance, sport, education and management consulting.

Mellor Olsson Managing Partner, Greg Arthur, said, “We’ve experienced significant growth over the past few years and we’re pleased to bring a highly experienced chief executive such as Paul on board to ensure the firm continues to grow and prosper.

Law, like many other industries, is undergoing a significant transformation and the creation of this new CEO role allows the firm’s Partners to focus on our core business and delivering the high quality services expected by our clients, with the comfort that the needs and direction of the firm are being well looked after.”

Paul has significant knowledge and skills in strategic business planning, financial management, business improvement, executive coaching, leadership development and governance.

Reflecting on the opportunity to join Mellor Olsson, Paul said, “I’m delighted to join the growing team at Mellor Olsson and am looking forward to working with the partners and staff to ensure that we honour the long tradition and strong values of the firm, while ensuring it continues to go from strength to strength into the future.”

Paul’s most recent position was CEO of Fertility SA. He will commence with Mellor Olsson on Monday 5 August.


Mellor Olsson is a leading, full service law firm which employs over 95 people.
Proudly South Australian owned and operated, the firm is committed to providing legal services to all South Australians through its offices in Adelaide, Clare and Port Lincoln, and regular visits to regional towns in the Barossa Valley, Eyre Peninsula, Mid North, South East and Yorke Peninsula.

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