Samantha Shields

Partner, Financial Services Law

KPMG Australia

Samantha joined KPMG in 2017 after 17 years in private practice, including two global law firms.

Samantha specialises in providing financial services legal advice to domestic and international financial services providers including investment banks, product issuers, fund managers and brokers regarding financial products, derivatives, and financial markets. She brings a thoughtful and pragmatic approach to help her clients manage legal and regulatory risk, including in response to the Hayne Royal Commission.

“Having worked on numerous matters in global law firms, I’ve always enjoyed working with teams across different jurisdictions and areas of specialty. However, being at KPMG has opened up new possibilities to bring a diverse range of skills and perspectives to provide end to end solutions to our clients.”

  • Financial Management
  • Investment banks
  • Legal Services
  • Public Policy and Regulatory Change
  • University of Sydney B. Comm, LLB (Hons)

  • Admitted in NSW 2001