Fraud Alert
Barrenjoey has been made aware of a scam currently underway where members of the public are being approached by individuals fraudulently representing themselves as our employees to pitch fake investment schemes. This offer is supported by fake marketing materials that make unauthorised use of Barrenjoey’s corporate branding.
Barrenjoey does not offer investment products to members of the public and does not have any connection to anyone offering these products.
We would like to take this opportunity to remind Australians to be vigilant at all times when contacted by an unknown party offering investment opportunities. If you receive an email or message that claims to be from Barrenjoey, but looks suspicious, please forward it, along with any attachments to
To learn more about protecting yourself from scams, please visit the ACCC’s Scamwatch Website.
If you suspect you are a victim of fraud, please report scams involving a financial product to the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (“ASIC”) using the online reporting tool on ASIC’s website here, or to your local police.

Meet Our Team

Victoria Read

Corporate Finance

What’s your role at Barrenjoey?

I am a Founding Principal in Corporate Finance, working across the general industrials group, as well as our M&A team.

What did you do before joining Barrenjoey?

Before I joined Barrenjoey, I worked at Clayton Utz for close to 5 years as a public M&A lawyer. My role there involved advising Australian and offshore clients on the full spectrum of public company matters – schemes and takeovers, defence, strategic acquisitions, continuous disclosure obligations and corporate governance matters.

What do you do when you’re not at work?

Before and after work during the week, you’ll find me outside playing tennis with friends, swimming in the ocean or running the Bondi to Bronte. On weekends, I like to slow down completely – read books on the beach, attempt the Saturday cryptic or head home to see my family for dinner.