Katherine Forrest is a partner in the Banking and Finance practice in the Melbourne office of Mallesons Stephen Jaques. She practises primarily in financial services regulation and corporate finance.
She has nearly 20 years' experience in advising financial services clients. Her experience includes advising domestic and foreign institutions on acquiring licences and exemptions under banking and financial services regimes, structuring, developing and documenting financial products and distribution channels, anti money laundering and privacy, assisting clients in dealing with regulator investigations and disputes, and acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures and outsourcing in the financial services sector.
Katherine is named in the 2009 and 2010 edition of Best Lawyers Australia for Financial Institutions.