Scott Charaneka

Scott Charaneka

Partner based in Brisbane / Melbourne

Scott Charaneka

Scott Charaneka is a partner in our financial regulation practice

Scott Charaneka is one of the most prominent superannuation lawyers in Australia. He has comprehensive experience in regulatory, governance, administration, amalgamation and investment matters. Scott presently acts for many of Australia's largest private and public sector financial institutions.

He was the lead editor of Wickens The Law of Life Insurance in Australia from 1998 to 2008, a co-editor of CCH Australian Superannuation Law & Practice from 2001 to 2010, a co-editor of the Lexis Nexis Financial Services Newsletter from 2001 to 2008 and is a current co-editor of the Lexis Nexis Australian Superannuation Law Bulletin. Scott is a fellow of ASFA, an emeritus member of the Law Council of Australia Superannuation Lawyers Committee and was appointed to APRA's Superannuation Lawyers Liaison Forum.

Scott has been listed annually in Australia's Best Lawyers in the categories of Regulatory Practice and Superannuation Law since 2012 and was awarded Superannuation Lawyer of the Year 2022 by Best Lawyers. Scott has also been listed annually in Who's Who Legal: Pensions & Benefits since 2015 and rated in Chambers Asia-Pacific since 2018 in the Superannuation category. He was a finalist for the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year in Financial Services in 2017, 2018 and 2019.