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We work collaboratively with our clients to build strong, sustainable relationships. Our team is committed to delivering consistent high standards of service, and we understand the importance of accessibility. Working with us, you'll enjoy open communication, meaning well scoped, properly resourced and effectively managed matters.

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Latest Case

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks advises two leading edge tech companies on their capital raisings July 8, 2019

Monday 8 July 2019 Maddocks has advised global video technology company Atomos Limited on the sale of over $27 million worth of shares released from escrow and its raise of an additional $7.5 million by … Continued

Latest Article

Ten recommendations from the Senate Inquiry into franchising that had us scratching our heads July 22, 2019

Following extensive public hearings across Australia, hundreds of submissions, a High Court challenge and several extensions, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services recently released its findings into the franchise sector.  There appears … Continued

Jennie McQueen Consultant

Background

Jennie is an experienced funds management and financial services lawyer, with over 10 years’ experience in top-tier private practice and in-house legal roles in Australia and the UK. Her experience includes advising responsible entities, corporate trustees, investment managers and other key stakeholders in the funds industry.

Prior to joining Maddocks, Jennie held a number of private practice and in-house roles, including recent experience as in-house legal counsel for an investment manager and professional responsible entity.

Legal expertise

  • fund structuring
  • fund establishments (both domestic and offshore, and wholesale and retail offerings)
  • investment management
  • outsourcing arrangements, operations, custody and distribution
  • financial services regulation
  • corporate transactional matters

 

Relevant experience

  • Regulatory advice to responsible entities/corporate trustees, fund managers and other financial services participants.
  • Fund structuring advice to responsible entities/corporate trustees and fund managers.
  • Establishing and advising on both unregistered and registered managed investment schemes across various asset classes (including equities funds, mortgage funds, property funds and funds investing in gold and other precious metals).
  • Preparing and advising on offer documents (including information memoranda and PDSs).
  • Preparing class order relief applications.
  • Advising on the registration of managed investment schemes.
  • Negotiating trustee/responsible entity services, investment management, custody, registry, fund administration and platform services agreements.
  • Advising on authorised representative arrangements.
  • Advising on ASFL requirements.