Practice Group Leader, Business Law, Australia; Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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Alison Deitz is Managing Partner-elect of our Australian practice, based in Sydney.
She is an experienced banking and finance lawyer with a background in regulatory and compliance advice, having been a partner at the firm since 1998. Prior to her appointment as managing partner-elect, she was part of the Australian executive for seven years, serving as leader of the business law practice group, encompassing the banking and finance, corporate M&A, real estate, financial restructuring and insolvency, financial services, tax and technology teams in Australia.
Alison's legal practice focused on banking regulatory compliance, including anti money laundering and consumer credit compliance, acting for major international and domestic financial institutions. She also has experience in liaising with regulators and conducting regulatory enforcement litigation.
She is co-author of the Anti-Money Laundering Handbook published by Thomson Publishing, and is one of the few legal practitioners in Australia to receive accreditation as an anti-money laundering specialist from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS®).
She also holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Laws from the University of New South Wales.