An integral member of the Sophie Grace team since 2012, Alicia has extensive experience in relation to financial services law, consumer credit law, regulatory matters and ASIC investigations.
Working closely with her clients, Alicia has maintained a significant emphasis on AFS and credit licensing and liaising with ASIC. As General Manager, Alicia has oversight of all licence applications and provides advice and support in relation to more complex applications. She assists clients maintain their licences via the implementation of compliance procedures and works to develop new documentation in response to changes to the regulatory regime. Her work also involves drafting and advising on a range of legal agreements and disclosure documentation for a variety of financial services and credit licensees. As a senior member of the Sophie Grace team, Alicia provides invaluable mentoring and guidance to her colleagues.
- Working closely on a number of submissions to Treasury made by clients in relation to the review of Small Amount Credit Contracts and the overview of OTC derivative issuers in Australia;
- Contributing to a submission to the Productivity Commission Public Inquiry into future options for childcare and early childhood learning;
- 2018 / 2019 – a member of the judging panel of the accountantsdaily Accounting Awards.
Alicia has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wollongong. She is admitted as a solicitor in NSW.