Dentons appoints new partner to corporate practice in Sydney

Michelle Segaert brings with her an associate and a paralegal

Dentons appoints new partner to corporate practice in Sydney

Dentons has announced the addition of Michelle Segaert as a new partner in its Sydney corporate team.

Segaert commenced with the firm on 3 October along with associate Jenny Chen and paralegal Elle Wong.

Segaert specialises in financial services regulation and investment funds, bringing more than 20 years of experience to the firm. She has advised banks and insurers on regulatory compliance projects.

She has also guided mid-market fund managers in establishing property, credit, carbon, crypto, venture, water, and private equity funds. Moreover, she has tackled matters involving financial services licensing, consumer credit, payments systems, digital assets, AML measures, ESG reporting, and credit reporting.

Segaert advised on financial products and distribution arrangements, including credit and insurance, and worked with regulators like ASIC, APRA, and AUSTRAC. She is presently managing principal at Intuitiva Law; previously, she was a partner at Ernst & Young.

Dentons Australia chair and Australasia region CEO Doug Stipanicev said that Segaert joins the firm at a time when Dentons is observing “significant demand in the corporate space.”

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