Warwick specialises in corporate law, managed funds, financial services regulation and equity capital markets, including capital raisings and ASX listings, corporate restructuring, listed and unlisted managed investment schemes, real estate investment trusts (REITS), the regulation and conduct of financial markets and mergers and acquisitions of businesses.

He brings to his clients a wealth of experience in corporate law, financial services regulation and equity capital markets, along with a strong commercial understanding of the business issues affecting the finance sector.  This includes more than 30 years’ experience gained both as a partner in private practice and as a senior corporate in-house counsel.  Warwick has direct experience in the finance sector and the financial markets gained in his role with Westpac Banking Corporation both as a specialist adviser and as leader of a team advising on issues affecting the Bank’s business at its corporate core.

Warwick has acted for both issuers and investment banks in public offerings and private placements of company securities and interests in managed funds and has acted for clients in mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. He is experienced in arranging placements of securities and convertible equity investments and restructuring of those investments.

Warwick has also advised the ASX on complex matters relating to the trading, clearing and settlement of securities, including reviewing and drafting the clearing and settlement rules of the exchange. He is the Principal Author of a major online publication providing commentary on the ASX Listing Rules.

Prior to joining Keypoint Law, Warwick was a corporate, capital markets, property funds and financial services partner at Allens Arthur Robinson, DLA Piper and Mills Oakley for over 18 years.

Warwick can be contacted on +61 2 8035 5200 or by email at warwick.painter@keypointlaw.com.au.