​Murray Baird 

Member, Legal Services Council 

(Appointed 26 October 2020) 

Murray Baird was the inaugural Assistant Commissioner and General Counsel at the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) from its inception in 2012 until 2019. In this role, he was responsible for registration, compliance, legal and policy functions of the national regulator. Prior to that he was Senior Partner and Chair of Melbourne law firm Moores Legal. He now practises in the law, governance and regulation of not for profit organisations. 

Murray is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Charities and Not for Profit Committee and the Law Council of Australia’s Legal Practice Section Charities and Not-for-profits Committee.