Our People

Our team represent individuals who bring a broad range of expertise, skills and
backgrounds to deliver a strong governance environment.

Stephen Conrad

Chief Executive Officer

Stephen joined LLS in 2020 after most recently serving as advisor, Board Member and CFO of Litigation Capital Management Limited. Prior to this, Stephen had a 25 year career in financial markets specialising in risk management, capital and strategy working for global investment banks in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Stephen holds a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University together with a post graduate in Applied Finance and Investments from the Securities Institute of Australia, a B.Ec from the University of Newcastle and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


sconrad@litlend.com.au

Cameron March

Investment Manager

Cameron holds both Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) and Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management (Hons.) degrees from the University of Queensland. Cameron was admitted to the legal profession in 2013 and has extensive experience from roles in both private practice, most recently as Senior Associate with Clayton Utz, and as in-house counsel for a large private health insurer. Commencing with Litigation Lending in 2021, Cameron has specialist knowledge and experience in commercial litigation and insolvency matters. Cameron has particular experience acting for insolvency practitioners, individuals and companies in contentious matters, including breaches of duty, voidable transactions as well as contractual, consumer protection and real property disputes.


cmarch@litlend.com.au

Emma Colantonio

Investment Manager

Emma holds both Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business degrees from Western Sydney University. Emma was admitted to the legal profession in 2010 and has extensive experience from roles in both private practice, most recently as Senior Associate with MinterEllison, and in-house as senior legal counsel for one of Australia’s major banks. Commencing with Litigation Lending in 2021, Emma has specialist knowledge and experience in large complex litigation including in the areas of financial services disputes, regulatory investigations, consumer and commercial disputes and insolvency


Laura Morrissey

Investment Manager

Laura holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Southern Queensland. Laura was admitted to the legal profession in 2015 and has extensive experience from roles in private practice, most recently as a Senior Associate with HWL Ebsworth Lawyers. Commencing with Litigation Lending in 2021, Laura has specialist knowledge and experience in commercial litigation and insolvency matters. Laura has particular experience acting for insolvency practitioners in large complex litigation, individuals and companies in contentious matters, as well as contractual, competition and consumer, and defamation disputes.


Laura Steele

Strategy Manager

After completing her Bachelor of Laws at Macquarie University in 2012, Laura continued her Master’s and Honours level degrees in International Law. Laura has an extensive background in strategy and translational research impact in the areas of business, peacebuilding, digital health, geoscience, and data science.

Laura has held executive roles in government and university sectors with a specific focus on engagement, high-performing cross-industry coalitions and consensus-building. Laura has developed and implemented multiple research-driven, organisation-wide strategic frameworks in diverse settings with complex stakeholder groups.


Jeff Chamberlain

Jeff Chamberlain

Chief Financial Officer

Jeff is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of professional services and corporate experience across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining Litigation Lending Jeff had a long and varied career with a big 4 professional services firm culminating in over 10 years as an audit and advisory partner specialising in the financial services sector, followed by a variety of executive risk management, CFO and COO in a number of industry sectors.


jchamberlain@litlend.com.au

Pamela Moriarty

Pamela Moriarty

Finance & Operations Manager

Pamela holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science from the University of South Africa, in addition to her membership of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Pamela has over 12 years experience in the finance industry in South Africa, the United Kingdom and Australia where she worked with a number of large, multi-national corporations. Pamela joined LLS in 2016.


pmoroarty@litlend.com.au

Katheryn Ma

Financial Accountant

Katheryn holds a Bachelor of Accounting from University of Technology Sydney and a Master of Business Administration from Universal Business School Sydney. Katheryn is currently studying towards her Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) qualification. Katheryn has experience from her roles as an Accountant in numerous industry sectors in Australia.


Crystal Bass

Financial Controller

Crystal is a Chartered Accountant, member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Accounting (CTA) and Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting degrees obtained from the University of Johannesburg in South Africa. Crystal has over 10 years’ experience, predominantly in the financial services sector, from roles in both listed, public, and private corporations across South Africa and Australia, including one of the top 10 listed companies in South Africa, Transaction Capital Limited. Crystal completed her articles with PwC, a big 4 professional services firm.


Christine Roche

Corporate Services Manager

Christine holds an Honours Bachelor Multimedia Degree from Munster Technology University in Ireland and acquired a Diploma in Marketing and Communications from Australian Pacific College in Sydney. Christine has ample experience supporting fast paced office environments, including various government departments across Australia, assisting with marketing and events, and managing corporate services. Christine emigrated from Ireland in 2013 and commenced with Litigation Lending in 2019.


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