Maged Girgis
Partner, Sydney
Maged Girgis is one of the country's most-respected financial services lawyers with over 28 years’ experience specialising financial services law advising life insurance and superannuation fund clients. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as an in-house counsel for a large life insurance and superannuation provider giving him invaluable industry experience to his specialist practice.

His comprehensive expertise covers all aspects of financial services including governance, regulatory compliance and intervention, product development, financial planning, superannuation, and disputes. Mag's clients span the full spectrum of the financial services industry including: industry, public offer and public sector superannuation funds, life insurance companies, financial institutions, investment managers and employers.

Mag presents ASFA's Core Governance training, is a former examiner of the ASFA Diploma and Graduate course at Macquarie University and has tutored at the Western Sydney University and Governance Institute of Australia.

Mag is a regular presenter including at ASFA national conferences, Law Council of Australia Conferences for Superannuation Lawyers, at the firm's own Soup series and Intersection series luncheons and at numerous trustee boards. He has a particular interest in presenting on the duties if trustees and directors in the face of the risks posed by climate change.


  • Fellow of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia
  • Member of the Law Council of Australia Superannuation Committee
  • Chair of the conference committee of Law Council of Australia Superannuation Committee

Independent recognition

  • Named a Leading Individual, Investment Funds: Superannuation in Chambers Asia Pacific (2014 to 2019).
  • Named Best Lawyers' "Lawyer of the Year" in Superannuation for Sydney for 2020.
  • Named Best Lawyers' "Lawyer of the Year" in Wealth Management for Sydney for 2018 and 2020.
  • Named in Best Lawyers in areas of Superannuation, Funds Management, Wealth Management, Financial Institutions and Insurance Law.
  • Named a leading lawyer in Who's Who Legal: Pension & Benefits 2015 and 2016 and Labour, Employment and Benefits 2017 to 2019.