Suzanne Mackenzie

Suzanne Mackenzie

Suzanne is a principal in the firm’s Business Transactions and Advice practice.

Suzanne’s main areas of practice are corporate and commercial and financial services (including superannuation).

Suzanne has played a lead role in advising on and managing:

  • significant superannuation fund restructuring, including mergers, successor fund transfers, implementing new custodial arrangements and legislative schemes;
  • many large transactions, including various forms of capital raisings, privatisations, MBO’s, international divestitures, capital reductions, share and asset sales;
  • significant outsourcing contracts across a range of industries, including financial services, transport and wine.

She has particular expertise in, regulatory matters, legislative compliance, corporate governance, APRA and AFSL licensing, AML/CTF, investment management and custodial arrangements, life insurance, trustee liability insurance and other indemnity schemes, technical and complex superannuation and taxation litigation and self-managed superannuation funds.

Suzanne is a member (and former Chair) of the Superannuation Committee of the Law Council of Australia and the Superannuation Committee of the Taxation Institute. She is a Certified Tax Advisor (CTA) and a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and a member of The Tax Institute (TTI) and the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP).

Contact

Email: smackenzie@dmawlawyers.com.au
Direct Telephone: +61 8 8210 2226
Mobile: 0412 223 557

Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Bachelor of Commerce

Industry Sectors

Financial Services and Superannuation
Government
Property
Water

Expertise

Administrative Law
Banking & Finance
Business Law
Business Structures/Reorganisations
Corporate
Financial Services & Superannuation
Mergers & Acquisitions
Property
Tax & Revenue