Margot Saville

Margot Saville graduated from Arts/Law at the University of Sydney. In 1985 she was admitted to practise as a solicitor and the following year joined Allen Allen & Hemsley as a junior solicitor. In 1987 she started a journalism cadetship at The Australian newspaper.

Over the past twenty years she has also worked at ABC Television, the Nine Network and the Sydney Morning Herald. She is now a freelance journalist.

In 2007 she wrote The Battle for Bennelong – the story of Maxine McKew’s succesful bid to take away John Howard’s seat.


Hedging bets on the future

ReportageIN 1985, I was a very junior lawyer in a blue-ribbon Sydney law firm. Over expensive cocktails at a function, the head of an overseas bank – the recipient of a freshly minted banking licence – flashed his gold...

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