Harry’s practice focuses extensively on financial services, corporate advisory and general corporate and commercial work. He is the lead partner in the firm’s Financial Services team.

Harry has represented a number of listed public companies, large private companies and government organisations. His clients include all types of financial services businesses, including responsible entities, financial planners, superannuation funds, investment advisers, insurance brokers, corporate advisers and accountants.

Harry advises his clients on managed investment schemes, structured products, financial services including licensing and product disclosure, product disclosure statement, prospectus preparation and public offers of managed investment interests and securities.

Harry’s practice also includes advising on the Corporations Act, ASX Listing Rules, mergers, acquisitions and divestments, commercial transactions, superannuation, including self-managed and public offer funds and AML/CTF programs.

Harry has been recognised in the The Best Lawyers in Australia in corporate/governance every year since 2014.

Harry is a Fellow of Finsia, a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and is on the Executive Committee and Chairs the Issues and Regulatory Committee for Property Funds Australia. He is also a former member of the executive of the Financial Planning Association of Australia Melbourne Chapter.

  • Establishing new wholesale funds in the bioscience and resources sectors.
  • Advised on numerous acquisitions and divestments of financial planning practices aligned to a number of listed financial services industry participants.
  • Acting for the subsidiary of a listed property fund management company in respect of its retail property funds.
  • Acting for the promoters of a number of wholesale and retail property syndicates, both locally and internationally.
  • Compliance reviews of large Australian Financial Service Licence holders.
  • Reviewing disclosure documents including information memoranda, product disclosure statements, statements of advice, statements of additional advice, financial services guides and marketing material.
  • Acting for a subsidiary of a listed company in respect of licensing, structuring, establishment and capital raising for a new water fund.
  • Acting for a subsidiary of a listed company in relation to a variety of funds management matters and financial services business acquisitions.
  • Advising a multi-national foreign financial services provider in relation to obtaining ASIC licensing and disclosure relief in order to provide financial services in Australia.
  • Acting for financial services licensees in respect of ASIC enforcement.
  • Conducting a National Consumer Credit Protection Act audit of a large retail financing company.
  • Acting in a large retail agricultural fund in relation to numerous agricultural schemes.
  • Establishing a wholesale property funds management business.
  • Conducting an AML/CTF independent review of a global client in the automotive finance industry.
  • Advising a major Australian agricultural company to review its grain pool arrangement for AML compliance.
  • Acting for a subsidiary of a listed company in respect of licensing, structuring, establishment and capital raising for a new water fund.
  • Acting for a subsidiary of a listed company in relation to a variety of funds management matters and financial services business acquisitions.
  • Advising a multi-national foreign financial services provider in relation to obtaining ASIC licensing and disclosure relief in order to provide financial services in Australia.