Colin brings over 30 years Australian and international legal expertise from both private practice and in-house. His two practices areas are Banking & Finance and Risk & Compliance. He is highly experienced in delivering practical and commercial advice to Clients facing increasing complexity in their compliance obligations.
Having spent over a decade in Asia as well as time in London and Oman, Colin brings a breadth of experience and commercial understanding to his practice. He practiced for many years as a transactional lawyer, thereby developing expertise across a broad range of financing transactions, capital markets and funds.
He has held senior roles within governance and compliance, giving him deep insight into how compliance can be effectively integrated into businesses. He has advised on a broad range of Governance Risk and Compliance matters spanning a diverse range of businesses, including board level strategic decisions addressing compliance failures and how to best to mitigate liability and minimise reputational damage.
Colin originally worked for one of Australia’s top law firms and has worked for law firms in Paris and the Middle East and held senior legal transactional and compliance roles in Australian banks, global financial services firms and fund managers. He has designed and implemented corporate compliance programs, delivered in-house training, and assisted organisations to take practical steps in building a culture of compliance. Most recently he has developed specific expertise on the Modern Slavery Act.
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