Shannon Adams

Shannon Adams

Piper Alderman

Recognized since 2019

Adelaide, Australia

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Corporate / Governance Practice

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Shannon has been providing specialist legal advice and services to financial services providers for over 35 years. He acts for banks, mutual banks, credit unions, building societies and others operating within the sector, and he has deep experience in relation to the regulatory environment within which they operate. Shannon also has specialist experience in relation to mutual financial institutions.

The areas in relation to which Shannon practices include:

  • regulatory compliance, particularly in relation to retail financial services (including credit)
  • corporate governance
  • mergers and acquisitions (financial services)
  • commercial arrangements
  • delivery channels and electronic commerce
  • commercial and specialist lending transactions
  • enforcement of credit contracts and securities
  • dispute resolution (internal and external) and litigation.

Shannon has an outstanding reputation for his expertise in relation to the documenting, delivery and marketing of retail financial services. He works closely with many clients in relation to product development and the drafting of terms, conditions and other template documents.

Shannon has many years of experience in relation to corporate governance, both as an external adviser and as a company director, and in both the for-profit and not-for profit sectors. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and his past appointments include being the Chairman of World Vision Australia and a Director of World Vision International.

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    70 Franklin Street
    GPO Box 65
    Adelaide SA 5001

Piper Alderman
Adelaide, Australia

52 The Best Lawyers in Australia awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2024 for work in:
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate / Governance Practice


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