Maria Siu joins Townsends Lawyers


Maria Siu joins Townsends Lawyers

Townsends Lawyers has great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Ms Maria Siu LL.B. (Hons), Dip Fin Serv, Cert Adv Tax to the position of ‘Senior Counsel – Superannuation’.   

In a forty year career Ms Siu has worked for Standard Chartered Bank, APRA, Deutsche Bank, Colonial Financial Planning, Godfrey Pembroke, BT Portfolio Services  … a who’s who of the financial services industry.

Ms Siu brings to her role first-class experience, a keen well-trained mind and excellent qualifications in law, tax and financial advice.

“Maria will be an invaluable addition to our team with the remit of focussing on the promotion and delivery of our technical advice, compliance documents and unique patented trust deed update service to the highest level”, said Townsends Lawyers Principal and  SuperCentral Managing Director, Peter Townsend.

“Each trimester Maria will be responsible for our 4-monthly audit of the self managed superannuation industry and the preparation of the trust deed amendments generated by the results of that audit.  This important role ensures that SuperCentral’s trust deed is always as current and up-to-date as possible, relieving our member trustees and their accountants and financial planners of the compliance duties changes to the industry can dictate. We are convinced that Maria will carry out this vital role with great care and skill.”

Ms Siu’s appointment commences on 13 January 2020.