Adrian Turner

General Counsel and Head of Citation Safety

Adrian has a multifaceted role in Citation, serving as the Head of Citation Safety as well as Group General Counsel.

In his role leading Citation Safety, Adrian oversees the commercial growth and service delivery function of the division.

As Group General Counsel, Adrian has broad involvement in the commercial development, governance and risk portfolios across Citation’s brands, as well as managing M&A activity in Australia and New Zealand.

Adrian works in both client facing and in-house capacity, across a wide range of areas, including:

  • Commercial contracts
  • M&A transactions
  • Corporate governance
  • Risk management
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment and workplace relations
  • Insurance
  • Work Health and Safety (WHS)
  • Advocacy: Conciliation, Mediation and Litigation
  • Sports law

Adrian has a background in employment law, having originally cut his teeth as an employment solicitor within Citation Legal.

Adrian also has a keen interest in Sports Law, having spent a portion of his career as in-house counsel for representative bodies for professional players, including Citation Legal’s long time client, the Rugby Union Players Association (RUPA), where his role focused on negotiating the collective employment arrangements for players.


  • Bachelor of Sports Media – University of Canberra
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) – University of Canberra
  • Master of Laws (LLM) – University of Melbourne
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – University of Sydney