Laurie Connell

The late Laurie Connell was a Western Australian business entrepreneur during the WA Inc period in the mid to late 1980s as chairman of the Rothwells merchant bank which collapsed spectacularly. He was well known for his dealings with the state government and his close relationships with former premier Brian Burke. In 1994, Connell was jailed for a year conspiring to pervert the course of justice by paying a jockey to leave the country.
Bio last updated 03 Feb 2016

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