About our Partners


Peter Bullock

Peter Bullock is a partner in the Hong Kong office. He acts for major information technology and telecommunications brands and for investors in and users of TMT systems and services. He advises on regulatory areas such as cyber risks, data law, FinTech and the digital economy, as well as employment and competition law matters. He also has extensive experience in conducting litigation, arbitration, mediation and investigations.

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Katherine Forrest

Katherine Forrest is a partner in the Melbourne office. She practises primarily in financial services regulation and corporate finance and has nearly 20 years’ experience. Her experience includes advising domestic and foreign institutions on acquiring licences and exemptions under banking and financial services regimes, structuring, financial products, AML and privacy, dealing with regulator investigations and disputes, and acquisitions and disposals, JVs and outsourcing in the financial services sector.

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Kate Jackson-Maynes

Kate Jackson-Maynes is a partner in the Sydney office practicing primarily in retail financial services, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing and payments law. Her experience in retail financial services includes advising major financial institutions on financial services regulation and product development, electronic banking and payment systems, smart card, co-branded and other loyalty card schemes, privacy laws, consumer credit laws and anti-money laundering laws.

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Harry Liu

Harry Liu

Harry Liu is a dispute resolution partner of the Shanghai office specialising in commercial litigation, international arbitration, and compliance matters. Harry recognised for his experience in handling complex disputes, conducting internal and external investigations and dealing with government agencies in their investigations.

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Richard Mazzochi

Richard Mazzochi is a partner in the Hong Kong office where he specialises in banking and finance. Richard has extensive experience in a broad range of significant matters including capital markets financing in the European, American and Asian markets; securitisation, repackagings and other structured finance; structured products (including funds); derivatives; market regulation (including clearing and settlement systems).

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Urszula McCormack - B&F

Urszula McCormack

Urszula McCormack is a regulatory specialist. She has a particular focus on AML/ABC, investigations and financial technology (FinTech). Urszula advises on market reforms, cutting edge digital platforms and financial crime/conduct controls and investigations.   Urszula also advises on forced migration-related issues including non-refoulement claims, anti-trafficking and predatory lending.  Urszula is admitted in Hong Kong, England & Wales and NSW, Australia. She is accredited as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

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Justin McDonnell

Justin McDonnell

Justin McDonnell is a partner in the Brisbane office where he concentrates on resolving commercial disputes. He has extensive experience in matters involving issues such as resource disputes, trade practices, telecommunications, insurance, M&A, insolvency and banking. Justin has particular expertise in dealing with large pieces of litigation involving numerous documents and witnesses that have significant commercial and strategic importance to clients.

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Darren Roiser - UK

Darren Roiser

Darren Roiser is a partner in the London office. He has a wide ranging experience in regulatory investigations, commercial litigation and arbitration. Darren’s areas of expertise include banking and financial services litigation, contentious regulatory matters with a focus on trade finance compliance, corporate investigations and the creation and implementation of compliance procedures. His experience includes advising financial institutions and major corporates across a number of sectors including transport, energy and telecoms.