Joel is the founder of Clearpoint Counsel and a general counsel with 20 years experience working with organisations in Australia, the United Kingdom and around the globe. He became interested in looking at alternatives to the traditional model of providing legal services in 2003 whilst working for a boutique firm in Melbourne. In 2005 he launched Clearpoint in the UK a management consultancy that acted as General Counsel and CFO with funded start-ups and SMEs. On his return to Melbourne in 2012 he successfully applied this model for Australian companies forming Clearpoint Counsel. Joel has acted for Hub Australia since 2011 and serves on the boards of several not for profit groups and social enterprises.