Annabelle Chai - Lawyer

Annabelle Chai


Annabelle joined Holley Nethercote as a Law Clerk in 2019.  Annabelle has assisted on matters relating to financial services, credit, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws.  Having spent more than 15 years living, studying and later completing various international internships in Asia (Malaysia, Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing), Annabelle is proficient in Mandarin and conversant in Cantonese.

Admitted to Practice


Key Areas of Expertise

  • Areas of Interest:
  • Financial Services Law
  • Consumer Credit Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Law

Career Achievements

  • Having completed first of year full time work, PLT and being admitted during a global pandemic!


  • Bachelor of Arts (double major in Chinese Languages and International Relations) at Monash University
  • Bachelor of Laws at Monash University

Favourite Quote

“Try not to become a [person] of success, but rather, try to become a [person] of value” – Albert Einstein

My Thoughts

Increased Competition Scrutiny in the Financial Services Sector by the ACCC

02 Mar 2021

The role of the ACCC in the financial services sector has grown since the last time we explored its involvement back in 2012. Review of the Financial Services Sector Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Competition in…