Macquarie Group Limited
(May 2004 to June 2008)
Working with a geographically-dispersed team (Sydney, Hong Kong, London, Munich, Sao Paulo and Johannesburg) on a range of equity derivative, securities lending and collateral management transactions, equity-linked notes (including providing finance and establishing appropriate security arrangements), warrants and complex financing transactions in and across various jurisdictions including Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Canada, South Africa, South America, Europe and the Middle East. Promoted to Associate Director in May 2005 and to Division Director in May 2006.
(December 2003 to April 2004)
Worked primarily on private merger and acquisition transactions during this period. Promoted to Senior Associate in January 2004.
Davis, Polk & Wardwell
(September 2002 to September 2003)
Joined the New York law firm as part of a foreign temporary associates programme and worked primarily on secured lending transactions.
Slaughter and May
(May 2001 to August 2002)
Worked primarily on securitisation and general corporate matters for the London firm.
(December 1996 to May 2001)
Joined as a summer clerk, subsequently worked as a paralegal and, following admission as a legal practitioner in New South Wales in July 1998, as a lawyer in both the Sydney and Melbourne offices. Worked primarily on private merger and acquisition transactions and general corporate and commercial matters (including a secondment to Telstra Corporation Limited) with rotations in commercial litigation, banking and finance and intellectual property and communications.