Mrithula Shanker

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Sydney
Australia
T:+61 2 9330 8786
Sydney
Australia
T:+61 2 9330 8786
Mrithula Shanker

Mrithula Shanker

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Biography

Mrithula Shanker is a commercial dispute resolution lawyer based in Sydney. 

Mrithula's practice focuses on acting for parties in litigation and arbitration relating to contracts, financial services, and corporations legislation.  She also has extensive experience acting for financial services firms in response to regulatory investigations and advising on regulatory obligations.  She has trial experience in New South Wales, the Federal Court and in England and Wales, and has experience dealing with arbitral disputes under the ICC rules.

Prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright in Sydney, Mrithula worked for another global law firm in London.

 


Professional experience

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  • LLM (Distinction) at the London School of Economics (2020)
  • LLB (Hons) and BA (International Relations) at the University of New South Wales (2015)

 

  • Supreme Court of New South Wales 2016
  • High Court of Australia 2021
  • A Korean construction company in a New Delhi seated arbitration under ICC Rules against an Indian company related to the construction of a project in India.
  • A major card issuer in relation to a number of "stand alone" litigation proceedings brought by major retailers alleging that the multilateral interchange fees on card transactions were levied in breach of competition laws.  
  • A large financial services firm on a regulatory inquiry into director misconduct.
  • An investment bank on a Financial Conduct Authority investigation with respect to alleged breaches of AML, bribery and corruption obligations.
  • Advising a number of large retail and international banks on compliance with financial regulatory requirements, including MiFID II, ring-fencing and SMCR and developing internal policies.
  • Volunteer lawyer with the Homeless Persons Legal Service NSW Clinic
  • Trustee, Maa Shanti, Domestic Violence Charity based in London