Nicholas Cowdery AM QC was the Director of Public
Prosecutions for New South Wales (known as the DPP) from 1994 to
2011. Previously he had been a barrister since 1971, working in
Papua New Guinea and at the Sydney Bar. Since then he has focused
on helping developing countries improve the rule of law, especially
through professional prosecution systems, and giving advice on how
to maintain the rule of law in Australia. Nick is a University of
New South Wales visiting professorial fellow.
Rachael Jane Chin (LLB, BA, University of Adelaide) practised as a lawyer before becoming a non-fiction writer. Her first book, Nice Girl: The story of Keli Lane and her missing baby Tegan, was published in 2011. From 2002 to 2004 she was employed as a journalist by the Australian Financial Review.