Lawry Brownlie

Special Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Lawry Brownlie

Lawry Brownlie


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Lawry Brownlie is a banking and finance lawyer based in Brisbane.

Lawry practices exclusively in the area of banking and finance, acting for many Australian and international banks, financiers and corporate entities in connection with a broad range of financing transactions in the infrastructure, mining and resources, transport, agribusiness, property and renewable energy sectors. She is also experienced in cross-border transactions.

Lawry regularly advises clients on financial services regulatory and compliance issues concerning the Personal Property Securities Act, the Consumer Credit Code, Australian Consumer law, the Code of Banking Practice and related industry codes of practice. Lawry has also advised in relation to many retail and business banking products and issues such as margin lending, privacy, anti-money laundering, financial services reform and unfair terms and drafted and/or reviewed standard and non-standard security and commercial documentation.

Lawry has acted for a wide variety of financier and borrower clients including ANZ, Bank of Queensland, BankWest, CBA, Consolidated Properties, The Export-Import Bank of China, HSBC, Marubeni Finance, NAB, Rabobank, Recochem, Sandvik, Sedgman Limited, Suncorp, RES Australia, HSW Nominees, AEP Investment Management Pte Ltd and Heathley Asset Management Limited.

Professional experience

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  • Supreme Court of Queensland 2003
  • High Court of Australia 2003