Stanley Drummond

Adjunct Head of Superannuation and Wealth Management , Thomson Geer

Stanley specialises in superannuation, life and general insurance, managed funds, financial planning and financial services regulation. His expertise in these areas is founded on previous roles as in-house counsel at St George Bank, Vero Insurance, ING Australia and GE Money.

Most of Stanley's work is for the trustees of large APRA-regulated superannuation funds, including AustralianSuper, Aware Super (formerly First State Super), QSuper, Statewide Super and WA Super. A substantial part of his practice is advising and acting for superannuation trustees in relation to disability and death benefit claims (both litigated and unlitigated) and complaints. He has very significant experience in drafting submissions to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority and its predecessor, the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal.

Stanley's has also worked very extensively in the area of financial services regulation since the commencement of the current Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) in 2002. This includes Australian financial services licensing work for St George Bank, GE Money and CBRE companies.

Stanley is a prolific author on superannuation, insurance and other financial services topics, with articles frequently appearing in the Superannuation Law Bulletin, the Insurance Law Bulletin and the Insurance Law Journal. He is the principal author of Thomson Geer's quarterly Superannuation Case Law Update. He is a frequent speaker at seminars and training courses convened by the Australian Insurance Law Association.