Piper Alderman has added to its Perth practice with the appointment of a new special counsel.
Sabina Schlink joins Piper Alderman’s Perth office this month, where she will work as part of the firm’s national financial services and fintech team, alongside Sydney-based financial services partner Andrea Beatty. Ms Schlink joins Piper Alderman from Thomas Legal, where she was a principal.
Ms Schlink brings 20 years of experience to her new role at Piper Alderman.
Throughout her career she has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in the local Perth and Adelaide markets, specialising in general corporate and commercial legal matters, specialist banking, financial services and insurance advice, company secretarial and director training expertise, and compliance and governance services.
Ms Beatty said she is delighted to welcome Ms Schlink to the team.
“I’m delighted to have Sabina join our growing team. Her depth of expertise will bring great value to our clients,” she said.
“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 added: “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”.
Commenting on her decision to join the firm, Ms Schlink credited Piper Alderman’s team structure.
“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.”