Ms. Lautier is a funds management lawyer who regularly advises product issuers and fund managers that operate and manage institutional, wholesale and retail managed investment schemes across a range of asset classes including equities, fixed income and direct real property.
Ms. Lautier has advised on a number of transactional matters, which involved working with complex fund structures, assisting with due diligence, providing advice in relation to registered scheme requirements, a change of responsible entity, unitholder meeting requirements and directors' duties.
Ms. Lautier also assists with a broad range of day-to-day legal requirements such as advising on fund establishment, licensing and registration, distribution, product disclosure, outsourcing agreements and regulatory issues.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Lautier worked at an Australian commercial law firm in the financial services team. Ms. Lautier also spent three years in London where she worked for a listed Australian fund manager advising on various property acquisitions and divestments and regulatory compliance.