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Georgie Farrant

Baker & McKenzie

Georgie is a Partner in Baker & McKenzie's Dispute Resolution team in Sydney and the head of the Australian team in Baker & McKenzie’s Global Compliance & Investigations Group.

She practises in commercial disputes, with a particular focus on regulatory disputes and investigations. She has acted for companies and individuals in all major courts in Australia as well as advising in relation to alternative dispute resolution options.  Georgie also advises companies and individuals in relation to a range of compliance and regulatory issues including anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, whistleblowing and regulator investigations and has advised in relation to a range of local and international bribery issues.

Georgie has almost 20 years of experience advising on litigation and compliance issues in both Australia and the UK.  This includes time seconded to both a regulator (the UK Listing Authority, investigating and enforcing breaches of the UK Listing Rules and assisting with the development of the market abuse regime) and to a corporate (HSBC Investment Bank's Compliance team advising in relation to the Bank's information barriers).

Her experience in compliance issues includes acting in matters involving the Australian Federal Police, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the NSW Police, the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption and the US Department of Justice.

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