Non-Executive Director / Future Directions International
Andrew Shearwood has particular expertise in corporate and financial services law. Prior to joining HWL Ebsworth, he practised at Herbert Smith Freehills (and its predecessor firms) for over 30 years. Mr Shearwood has been a trusted advisor to boards and senior management of listed and unlisted companies in Australia and overseas. He also has experience working with regulators such as the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC). Mr Shearwood advises clients from a wide range of sectors such as aged care and health; agribusiness; financial services and funds management; natural resources; property development and management, as well as services and technology. He has been named in Best Lawyers™ Australia for Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Corporate/Governance Practice, Equity Capital Markets Law, Financial Institutions, Funds Management and Investment Funds law. Mr Shearwood was involved with international transactions including parties in China, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire and Zambia.