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        DWF strengthens Australian offering with senior litigation appointment

        DWF in Australia has announced the appointment of Cameron McKenzie as Principal Lawyer in its expanding national litigation team.

        Date: 10/05/2019

        Cameron joins DWF from Gadens Lawyers and brings more than 20 years of experience as a litigation specialist on behalf of both SMEs and multinational companies spanning banking and finance, transport, professional services, franchise, pharmaceutical and building and construction industries. He is also appointed to numerous Australian and state government regulatory committees, and is a nationally accredited mediator.

         

        Cameron will head up the litigation team in DWF’s Brisbane office, working within the banking and finance team as well as the commercial and corporate groupHe will help the current team drive DWF's expansion into commercial litigation, financial services litigation, insolvency and dispute resolution & mediation practices in Australia.

         

        Cameron commented: "Globalisation has forced the legal profession to adapt and provide services outside of traditional legal advice. This trend was the catalyst for my decision to make the move to DWF and grow the Australian banking and finance team out of Brisbane."

         

        Chairman of DWF APAC, Mark Hickey added: “We are thrilled to welcome Cameron to DWF and look forward to bringing his formidable commercial litigation experience to bear for clients across multiple sectors. Cameron will make an excellent addition to our Brisbane team."  

         

        Since its launch into the Australian market in January 2017, UK-headquartered DWF has opened four offices across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Newcastle and established a strong presence through organic growth, strategic acquisitions, global expertise and technology and the provision connected services to expand its Australian operations.

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