After graduating with Honours in Law at UTS, Perry moved to the private sector, where he spent the next 10 years in senior compliance roles advising Zurich Financial Services, Deutsche Asset Management and BT Financial Services. In 2006, Perry was appointed the Head of Compliance at Ellerston Capital Limited, a global fund manager then owned by the Packer family.
Perry was responsible for Ellerston’s compliance framework, including its licensed activities in Australia, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom. With 25 years of experience, Perry started his own legal practice and consulting business in 2010, PHC Legal, which became a trusted adviser and service provider to boutique fund managers, industry super funds, financial advisers, property, private equity and hedge funds.
The practice of PHC Legal merged with Madison Marcus in August 2021 and is the foundation for the Financial Services Division of Madison Marcus.