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NRF nabs transport partner

NRF nabs transport partner

A Holman Fenwick Willan partner has joined Norton Rose Fulbright’s partnership in Melbourne.

Hazel Brasington (pictured) was a partner at HFW for eight years. She has also held roles at Ashurst (then Blake Dawson Waldron) and Clyde & Co.

Brasington’s practice includes contentious and advisory work in international trade, shipping, energy, commodities, ports and logistics.

NRF has made a number of lateral hires in 2014, including energy & resources partner Keira Brennan in Brisbane, insurance partner Ray Giblett in Sydney, Melbourne-based employment partner Helene Lee and Adrienne Parker, who joined the firm’s construction and major projects practice in Perth.

This week NRF senior associate Aaron Suine joined Piper Alderman in Sydney as a partner.

The global firm also lost two partners in July.

Infrastructure specialist Keith Redenbach joined Sydney’s Atanaskovic Hartnell and litigation partner Simon Bellas defected to Jones Day in Perth.

HFW poached two energy partners from Lavan Legal earlier this year.

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