Shannon Finch is the head of KWM’s Sydney office, and a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets team.
She is recognised as a leading lawyer in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law, Equity Capital Markets, Corporate/Governance Practices and High Yield Products by Best Lawyers International, in Equity Capital Markets in Chambers Global, Asia Pacific Legal 500; PLC Which Lawyer Handbook; PLC Cross Border Capital Markets Handbook; PLC Global Counsel 3000 and IFLR 1000.
Shannon won the 2013 Euromoney Australasian Women in Business Award for Capital Markets.
Chambers Global Guide 2013 comments that "Shannon Finch is a fantastic capital markets lawyer who is publicly acknowledged by her peers and by several regulatory bodies".
Shannon is also a member of the Corporations Committee of the Law Council of Australia, consults to the Commonwealth Treasury on capital markets reforms to the Corporations Act and was a contributor to the Australian Securitisation Forum report "Out on a limb? Domestic fixed income assets in Australia (2012)".
Shannon is a guest-lecturer on securities and disclosure laws at the University of Sydney and University of NSW. She is regular speaker at Equity Capital Markets, Global M&A, Hybrids, Directors Duties and Securities Law conferences.