Financial services

Overview

We act for domestic and international financial service providers, including responsible entities, trustees, investment managers, distributors, custodians and other service providers.

Shelley Hemmings and Austin Bell are ranked as Band 1 lawyers in Investment Funds.
Chambers Asia-Pacific

Our leading practitioners offer extensive experience advising on a wide range of financial products and funds management matters. Our experience covers both transactional and regulatory matters, and includes:

  • advising on structuring products and transactions
  • drafting offer documents, such as product disclosure statements, prospectuses and information memoranda
  • drafting and negotiating constitutions, trust deeds and agreements
  • dealing with ASIC and the ASX.

People

Recognition

Matthew Allchurch is ranked as a leading lawyer for Corporate Finance.
Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2014
Austin Bell is ranked as a Band 1 Investment Funds Lawyer.
Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2014
Shelley Hemmings is ranked as a Band 1 lawyer in Investment Funds.
Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2014
Jim Hunwick is ranked as a leading Banking & Finance lawyer.
Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2014
Jim Hunwick is recognised as a leading lawyer in Banking & Finance.
Best Lawyers Australia, 2014
A popular borrower practice, (JWS) has a strong track record of dealing with banks across a range of financing, in conjunction with work in debt capital markets, derivatives, securitisation and structured products.
Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2014
From Johnson Winter & Slattery's borrower-focused practice, names to note include Matthew Allchurch and Jim Hunwick.
Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2014

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