Samantha Carroll

Samantha Carroll

Partner based in Brisbane

Samantha Carroll

Samantha Carroll is a partner in our Australian financial regulatory practice

Samantha is an expert in banking and financial services regulation and is also a governance, risk management, and compliance expert with over 15 years' experience in senior private practice and in-house roles. She has also held board and management committee roles on the Stadiums Queensland Board and not-for-profit boards.

Her legal expertise is focused on the banking and financial services sectors, specialising in financial services laws, financial crimes laws, privacy, and consumer credit. Her governance, risk, and compliance experience spans across multiple industries, including advising clients in both the public and private sectors in banking, insurance, wealth, retail, mining, gaming, and government departments and authorities.

As a leader in Ashurst's Integrated Solutions and Managed Services, Samantha has co-created:

  • the Breach Reporting Managed Service to enable financial services clients to efficiently and effectively leverage automation to manage the reportable situation regime; and
  • a Document Review and Production Service to respond to regulatory investigations and complete discovery.

Samantha is a true leader in her field. She was the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland Inc. Emergent Lawyer of the Year in 2008, a finalist for the Chief Compliance Officer of the Year in the C5 International Compliance Awards in 2018 and was recognised in 2020 as the sole Australian in the Global Banking Regulation Review's 45 under 45 top next-generation banking regulation specialists worldwide.