Felicity Badcock

King & Wood Mallesons
Organization Type: Law Firm
Position/Title: Head of Knowledge Management
Functional Area: Knowledge Management
Year of Induction: 2014

Level 50, Bourke Place, 600 Collins St.
Melbourne, Vic 3000

Business Phone: +61 3 9643 5352

Felicity is Head of Knowledge Management at King & Wood Mallesons, Australia.

Felicity has over 20 years’ experience in the legal industry. After practising law for a number of years Felicity established a career in legal technology and knowledge management, holding senior roles at leading Australian and UK law firms.

Felicity’s experience includes developing and implementing technology and knowledge management strategies and solutions, implementing change management initiatives and leading teams of knowledge professionals.

Felicity is a regular speaker at Australian and international conferences. Her professional interests include knowledge management, technology, continuous improvement, change management and social media.


Felicity Badcock has been a leader in the global legal market for over 15 years.  After initially practicing law, Felicity embarked on a career in legal technology and knowledge management, holding senior roles at a number of leading Australian and UK commercial law firms. Throughout her career, Felicity has demonstrated a rare ability to bring together cultural influences, leadership, a deep understanding of legal practice, and the considered application of technology.  In the 1990’s she was a senior lawyer in the Legal Technology Practice Group at Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst), which was one of the first  to generate revenue, and create a profit center, through the application of technology to deliver legal services to clients.  Later, at Clifford Chance, as the firm’s Legal Technology Manager, she developed and implemented the first technology strategy for the firm’s global Finance Practice. Most recently, as Head of Knowledge Management at King & Wood Mallesons, Felicity has played a pivotal role in the development and implementation of market-leading and award-winning technology solutions. Felicity writes and speaks frequently on technology, knowledge management and change management topics, and has shared her knowledge and presented at conferences throughout the US, Europe and Australia.