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Priscilla Bryans

Partner

Priscilla is a partner in the Australian Head Office Advisory team and advises some of Australia’s largest ASX-listed companies.

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Experience

Priscilla advises on issues related to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and ASX Listing Rules. She works with clients in industries including financial services, insurance, mining, energy and resources, retail, telecommunications and transport.

Clients benefit from Priscilla’s expertise on directors’ duties, director and senior executive remuneration, shareholder meetings, continuous and periodic disclosure obligations, directors’ deeds, capital management and corporate governance matters (including substantial experience developing policies and charters).

Prior to focusing on head office advisory issues, Priscilla’s main area of practice was mergers and acquisitions. She also gained valuable commercial experience on secondment at Telstra Corporation Limited in 2005.

Priscilla is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Law Committee, Chartered Secretaries Australia’s Legislative Review Committee and the Law Council of Australia’s Corporations Committee. Priscilla is also a regular commentator in the media on executive remuneration and corporate governance issues

She has advised:

  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, Centro Retail Australia, Toll and Transurban on their executive and employee incentive arrangements
  • Centro Retail Group, IOOF, Myer, Suncorp Metway, Toll, Transurban and Telstra on their executive service agreements
  • Telstra, Toll, Minmetals Resources and Australian Unity on their constituent documents
  • numerous listed companies on their continuous disclosure obligations, annual reporting requirements and annual general meetings

Background

Priscilla graduated from Monash University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts. She was admitted in Victoria in 1997 and in England and Wales in 2000

Priscilla is a member of several key industry groups, including the Australian Institute of Company Directors Law Committee, Chartered Secretaries Australia’s Legislative Review Committee and the Law Council of Australia Corporations Committee.