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Piper Alderman continues growth trajectory welcoming a new Special Counsel in Perth

17/09/2021

Sabina Schlink joins national law firm, Piper Alderman, in its Perth office this week as Special Counsel, in the national Financial Services & Fintech team.

Sabina will work closely with Sydney-based financial services partner, Andrea Beatty, servicing the firm’s Western Australian client base and joins the firm’s recently opened office in Perth, with partners Shane Entriken and Paul Sartori.

Commenting on her decision to join the firm, Sabina said:

“I’m excited to join Piper Alderman, which is a great ‘fit’ in mission, expertise and culture. I look forward to being a member of a leading national financial service law team and my clients and referrers will benefit from the depth of expertise and resources which Piper Alderman provides.”

Sabina brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in the local Perth and Adelaide markets from a diverse work history including in-house legal roles at BankSA, IOOF Holdings Ltd and BankWest and most recently as principal of Thomas Legal.

Her experience over the last 20 years includes general corporate and commercial legal advice, specialist banking, financial services and insurance advice, company secretarial and director training expertise and compliance / governance services.

Andrea Beatty is excited to have Sabina join the team commenting:

“I’m delighted to have Sabina join our growing team. Her depth of expertise will bring great value to our clients. Sabina comes with great complementary skills to our national Financial Services practice. She will also give us a Perth footprint, bringing on-the-ground support for our WA clients.”

Managing Partner, Tony Britten-Jones commented on Sabina joining the firm:

“Our firm’s national plan Towards 2025 has a key focus on growth in each of our offices and across our practice teams. We are pleased to welcome Sabina to the firm and look forward to seeing her complement our national Financial Services and FinTech team with her depth of expertise and experience in the sector.”