Reem Alani



Legal Expertise


Reem is an experienced lawyer in the financial services industry with a focus on financial technology, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Cornwalls, Reem worked as an Associate in a global law firm in the insurance sector. Reem was also an in-house lawyer representing a global financial services company on a range of matters across credit, collections, sales and marketing divisions.

Reem’s experience equips her with a commercial mindset to pragmatically approach client needs.


Reem’s recent experience includes:

  • acting for a major international insurer in acquiring an Australian insurance branch and its entry into the Australian market;
  • advising international and national companies on comprehensive compliance and regulatory requirements, including privacy and data handling obligations;
  • representing insurers in complex policy coverage claims in the Federal Court of Australia;
  • advising on the development of processes and applications for the launch and operation of a major international mobility provider in Australia;
  • negotiating, advising and drafting complex commercial, insurance, reinsurance, telecom and software license agreements with major providers;
  • advising ACL and AFSL holders on national and regional marketing campaigns across multiple mediums such as TV commercials, radio, point of sale and direct marketing channels; and
  • advising on company secretarial and corporate governance matters as well as various ASIC filings.

Pro Bono & Community Work

Throughout her career, Reem has provided pro bono services to charities and not-for-profit organisations, including advising on the registration requirements with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) and general corporate governance matters.

Reem is also an active volunteer with a national food rescue organisation.

Professional Recognition

In her in-house role, Reem received a corporate recognition award for her commitment to company values and achieving corporate targets.

Memberships and Associations

  • Law Society of NSW


  • Bachelor of Laws (First Class Hons), University of Technology Sydney
  • Bachelor of Business, (Economics, Distinction), University of Technology Sydney

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practise

  • Supreme Court of NSW

I am committed to delivering the best outcomes for our clients.” 

Banking & Finance
Corporate & Commercial