Randal Dennings was the lead partner of national law firm Clayton Utz's Governance and Compliance Division, Brisbane Pro Bono partner and a member of their regulatory, banking and financial services groups. He was awarded an honorary fellowship by the GRC Institute in 2006 for his contribution to the development of the compliance profession, been appointed as a Fellow of the Governance Institute and has been included in the "Best Lawyers" rankings as the Brisbane Lawyer of the Year in Regulatory Practice (2017) and Banking and Finance (2013). Since his retirement as a partner of Clayton Utz in 2015, he has been actively involved in the life of UQ law and in particular its Pro Bono Centre.