Louise has over 15 years post-qualification experience working in two Australian major law firms and in-house positions in the technology legal teams in a number of major Australian banks. She has an extensive mix of commercial, banking and finance, regulatory, e-commerce and information technology experience.




Curriculum Vitae

Career Summary

Louise spent the early years of her career in private practice at 2 major Australian law firms in Banking and Finance and Commercial/Property. Following this, she worked in-house in a banking Treasury role advising in relation to complex international derivatives transactions. She also spent a number of years in the IT/IP legal team at ANZ, advising on developing e-commerce and technology driven initiatives, cloud migration programs, regulatory compliance and local and international technology and procurement contracts. More recently Louise has helped coordinate a major Australian bank’s compliance with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s BS11 Banking Policy and she is currently focussed on establishing an in-house legal function for an IT services company and advising generally in relation to technology supply contracts.


Recent Highlights
  • Secondment to a major IT supply company, advising in relation to supply contracts and establishing an in-house legal function.
  • Advising a major Australian bank regarding its Australian and New Zealand entities’ compliance with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s BS11 Outsourcing Policy. The role involved the remediation of a large number of IT supply (on-prem and cloud) agreements in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Advising a major financial institution in relation to the implementation of a Global Payroll SaaS System across 32 jurisdictions.
Employment History

Law Firms

  • Mills Oakley McKay – Melbourne
  • Baker and McKenzie – Melbourne


  • National Australia Bank Ltd – Melbourne (two secondments from Switch)
  • Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd – Melbourne (Senior Solicitor, IT & Procurement)


  • Bachelor of Arts – Monash University
  • Bachelor of Laws – Monash University