PIPER ALDERMAN SYDNEY

Financial Services Team

 
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ELAINE CHEUNG

Special Counsel

t: +61 2 9253 3821 f: +61 2 9253 9900

w: www.piperalderman.com.au  

e: echeung@piperalderman.com.au
Level 23, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000

 

Overview:

Elaine has extensive experience advising and acting for banking and financial services clients in a variety of areas. Her work has included acting for and advising clients in relation to:

  • regulatory compliance and consumer credit issues, including compliance with the National Consumer Credit Protection Act (including the National Credit Code) and co-presenting at Australian Credit Licence and Australian Financial Services Licence compulsory responsible managers training workshops

  • real property financing transactions including the preparation of loan and security documentation, settlement and registration of securities

  • the regulation of financial products and services and financial services reform (FSR)

  • Australian Credit Licence applications, including preparation of associated policy documents

  • privacy

  • the review of trust deeds, preparation of loan and mortgage documentation in relation to loans to self-managed super funds and advising on the requirements of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 in relation to limited recourse borrowing arrangements

  • mortgage enforcement proceedings from issuing a default notice through to representing clients in defended and undefended proceedings in the Supreme Court of New South Wales

  • property transactions and experience in PEXA transactions, including residential sales and purchase transactions and acting for receivers and mortgagees in possession in the sale of properties

  • trade mark and business name issues, including lodgement of applications with ASIC and IP Australia

  • reviewing and drafting commercial agreements

  • transactions involving the acquisition of assets and shares by companies

  • reviewing anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing programs.

Elaine also assists private clients in the areas of residential property transactions, estate planning and estate administration, including applying for grants of Probate or Letters of Administration, and drafting of wills, powers of attorneys and appointments of enduring guardians.

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MARK DEHAINI

Lawyer

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LUCY MCCOY

Lawyer

t: +61 9253 3851

w: www.piperalderman.com.au  

e: lmccoy@piperalderman.com.au

Level 23, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer

Place, Sydney NSW 2000

Overview:

Lucy is a lawyer working in Piper Alderman’s financial services and regulatory practice. Lucy has experience advising financial service providers, and non-bank lenders in relation to:

  • Australian credit licence (ACL) and Australian financial services licence (AFSL) applications, including preparation of associated documents

  • regulatory compliance and consumer credit issues, including compliance with the National Consumer Credit Protection Act

  • AFCA disputes relating to financial hardship

  • anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing including preparing and auditing AML/CTF Programs and providing advice on registration and reporting obligations

  • blockchain including licensing and advice for cryptocurrency exchanges

  • real property transactions including the preparation of loan and security documentation, settlement and registration of securities, and the digital execution of lending and mortgage documentation

  • the review of trust deeds and encumbrances

  • conducting transactions in PEXA for residential sales, purchases and registration of securities.

Lucy also has experience representing banks and other lenders in the Supreme Court for matters relating to:

  • recovering secured assets including the possession of real property

  • recovering unsecured assets

  • receivership matters.

Qualifications:

  • Lucy graduated from the University of  South Australia in 2020 with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of South Australia and is currently obtaining her practising certificate to practice law in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and in the High Court of Australia.

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SHANNON HATHEIER

Law Graduate

t: +61 2 9253 3870

w: www.piperalderman.com.au  

e: shatheier@piperalderman.com.au
Level 23, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000

 

Overview

Shannon is a Law Graduate working in Piper Alderman's financial services and regulatory practice.

Qualifications

In 2021 Shannon completed a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in marketing and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Sydney (Distinction).

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ALESSANDRA ROMEO

Lawyer

t: +61 9253 3832

w: www.piperalderman.com.au  

e: aromeo@piperalderman.com.au

Level 23, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer

Place, Sydney NSW 2000

Overview

Alessandra graduated from the University of Technology Sydney in 2021 with a Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Laws. She is admitted to practice law in New South Wales and in the High Court of Australia.

Alessandra is a lawyer working in Piper Alderman’s financial services and regulatory practice. Alessandra has experience advising banks and financial services clients in a variety of areas. Her work has included advising clients in relation to:

  • regulatory compliance and consumer credit issues, including compliance with the National Consumer Credit Protection Act (including the National Credit Code)

  • regulatory advice for authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs)

  • reviewing and drafting commercial agreements

  • reviewing anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing programs.

  • advertising and marketing of financial services and credit products

  • privacy law including the Australian Privacy Principles

  • property transactions and experience in PEXA transactions, including residential sales and purchase transactions and acting for receivers and mortgagees in possession in the sale of properties

  • estate planning and estate administration, including applying for grants of Probate

t: +61 9253 3823

w: www.piperalderman.com.au  

e: mdehaini@piperalderman.com.au

Level 23, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer

Place, Sydney NSW 2000

 

Overview

​Mark is a lawyer working in Piper Alderman’s financial services and regulatory practice. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mark gained experience in the financial services industry working as a banking consultant with ANZ.

 

Mark has experience acting for and advising financial services clients in a variety of areas including:

  • regulatory compliance and consumer credit matters

  • financial services regulation

  • Australian credit licence (ACL) and Australian financial services licence (AFSL) applications, including preparation of associated documents

  • anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing including preparing and auditing AML/CTF Programs and providing advice on registration and reporting obligations

  • advertising and marketing of financial services and credit products

  • blockchain including licensing and advice for cryptocurrency exchanges and digital banks

  • privacy law

 

Qualifications

Mark graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2020 with a Juris Doctor (Distinction) and is admitted to practice law in New South Wales. Mark also graduated from Deakin University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of International Studies.

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