Terence Wong

Financial Services, Banking, Superannuation and Commercial lawyer

Terence's expertise covers superannuation, financial services law, banking and commercial law.  Since 2011, Terence has practiced across a broad range of transactional and advisory fields, including banking transactions, PPSR, superannuation (SMSF and APRA regulated funds), financial services, consumer credit, payment systems, insurance, commercial transactions and FinTech.  Terence joined the Compact team in April 2017.

At a Glance

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Key areas of expertise:
  • Commercial law
  • Banking law (transactional and regulatory)
  • Superannuation law
  • Financial services law
Types of clients:
  • Responsible entities of managed investment schemes (managed funds)
  • Investment managers
  • Insurance providers
  • Insurance brokers
  • Superannuation funds
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Accountants
  • Individuals and families (wealth management and SMSF)
Admitted to practice:  2011
Career achievements:
  • Terence has published several legal journal articles on topics including bitcoin, crowd funding, marketplace (peer-to-peer) lending, debentures, drones, electronic signatures and driverless vehicles.
  • Terence is a member of the Law Council of Australia’s E Commerce Committee.
  • Terence has worked on various transactions in the superannuation, commercial and banking fields.
  • Bachelor of Commerce (honours – economics) and Laws (honours)
Future aspirations:
  • Continue to educate clients on complex legal topics through publications and training, and to guide clients through the legal aspects of various transactions.
  • Continue to build on a body of published work on complex legal topics.
Interests outside of work:  Terence's interests outside work are church, music and skiing.  Terence plays saxophone and piano regularly at St Augustine's Church in the Melbourne CBD.   Terence spends many weekends hiking with his lovely fiancé in Canberra.  
Favourite quote: "The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law." – Dwight D. Eisenhower
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