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Carla Sheehy

Special Counsel

T: +61 7 3003 0002
E: csheehy@cnmlegal.com.au

Areas of Expertise

  • Funds management
  • Financial services
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Governance


  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment, Finsia
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Admitted to roll as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • Member of Queensland Law Society

Carla is a special counsel at CNM Legal.  She has over 10 years’ experience practising in corporate law, financial services, funds management, capital markets, general advisory and mergers & acquisitions.

She holds degrees in law and commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (now Finsia). She has practised in Australia and in the United Kingdom.

Carla’s legal expertise in funds management, financial services, corporate law and capital raising is provided to clients over a range of industries, including those involved in equity and debt raising through corporate and trust structures. Carla has worked with a variety of clients including responsible entities, wholesale trustees, investment managers, fund promoters and venture capitalists.

Carla’s experience includes Australian financial services licensing advice; structuring and promotion of investment products (including share and debenture offers); the preparation of regulated and unregulated offer documents such as information memoranda, product disclosure statements and prospectuses; and ongoing compliance requirements for companies and managed investment schemes.

Carla advises clients on various aspects of their regulatory requirements including new and ongoing regulatory requirements, such as FATCA classifications and updates to internal policy documents.

Carla also advises clients on issues relating to their duties as trustees and directors, including conflicts of interest, compliance with AFS licence conditions and corporate governance.