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Felix Charlesworth

Fax +61.3.9205.2055
Mr. Charlesworth is a commercial and regulatory lawyer with a focus on the financial services industry. 

Mr. Charlesworth advises on a range of regulatory and compliance issues relevant to wholesale and retail fund managers, financial advisers, superannuation fund trustees and other financial services entities. He also has experience in advising multinational corporations about compliance measures targeted at the prevention of bribery and corruption.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates in 2017, Mr. Charlesworth completed internships at another global law firm and at two international organisations. At K&L Gates, Mr. Charlesworth has also gained experience in the Capital Markets team and the Restructuring and Insolvency team.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Law Institute of Victoria (Member)
  • The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA)
  • Advising superannuation fund trustees on governance and regulatory requirements 
  • Preparing Product Disclosure Statements for fund managers and ensuring that they comply with ASIC's disclosure benchmark requirements 
  • Assisting a transnational payment facility provider with obtaining regulatory advice in multiple foreign jurisdictions 
  • Advising companies on the application of the Australian Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth) 
  • Assisting companies with the drafting of Codes of Conduct, Whistle-Blower Policies and Anti-Bribery Policies.