Jessica is a financial services lawyer with an extensive background in regulatory change and risk and compliance. She has a deep appreciation of the commercial landscape her clients operate in and thrives on helping clients understand and comply with their regulatory obligations.
Jessica assists clients with issues arising out of the AFS and AML/CTF regime including management of breaches, regulatory issues and enforcement action, development of AML/CTF programs and reviews and compliance signoffs of disclosure documents and advertising material.
Jessica is passionate about regulatory engagement with AUSTRAC, ASIC, APRA and ACCC, and brings her diverse experience to her regulatory and fintech practices, acting for clients across financial services, wealth management and fintech.
Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Jessica worked at The Fold Legal, which merged with Hamilton Locke on 1 September 2022. Jessica has also worked in large national firms and acted in several legal and non-legal roles for financial services companies including Banks, global fund managers and fintech start-ups.
Jessica is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.