find the latest legal job
Part Time Risk & Compliance Officer
Category: Other | Location: Brisbane QLD 4000
· Brisbane City · Flexible Part Time Hours
View details
Infrastructure Lawyer/SA
Category: Construction Law | Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs Sydney NSW
· Global elite law firm · Dedicated Infrastructure team
View details
Property Lawyer
Category: Property Law | Location: All Melbourne VIC
· 12 Month Contract · Diverse Work
View details
In-House Legal Counsel (Mid to Senior)| Regulated Markets (Energy and Gas)
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC
· Full PD on Request · Exciting High Impact Role
View details
Family Lawyer
Category: Family Law | Location: Eastern Suburbs Melbourne VIC
· Boutique Firm · Great Reputation
View details
Corrs restructure is Bakers’ delight

Corrs restructure is Bakers’ delight

Baker & McKenzie has nabbed Corrs Chambers Westgarth partner Peter Ickeringill in the wake of a restructure at Corrs’ Melbourne office.

Ickeringill (pictured) was a partner in Corrs’ corporate practice. The firm’s corporate, finance and tax groups in Melbourne recently merged. 

Despite the recent restructuring at Corrs, Lawyers Weekly understands that discussions between Bakers and Ickeringill were at an advanced stage prior to the changes at Corrs.

Two long-serving tax partners also left Corrs’ Melbourne office recently to start roles at Johnson Winter & Slattery.

Prior to joining Corrs, Ickeringill was the general counsel of media conglomerate Daily Mail and General Trust Group (DMGT).

He has also held partner roles at major law firms, both in Australia and overseas.

Over his 30-year-long career, Ickeringill has advised boards, CEOs and other senior executives on mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the manufacturing, media and financial services sectors.

His most recent deals include the establishment of Orora Group and its demerger by scheme of arrangement from Amcor; Sinopec’s acquisition of joint venture interests in the East Timor Sea from AED Oil; and the establishment of Daily Mail Australia by joint venture between DMGT, Nine Entertainment and Mi9.

Ickeringill is also the chairman and president of Deafness Foundation, a public charity devoted to the interests of the deaf and hearing impaired in Australia.

Like this story? Read more:

QLS condemns actions of disgraced lawyer as ‘stain on the profession’

NSW proposes big justice reforms to target risk of reoffending

The legal budget breakdown 2017

Corrs restructure is Bakers’ delight
lawyersweekly logo
Promoted content
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Law Council of Australia
Nov 21 2017
LCA calls for urgent adoption of ‘game-changing’ recommendation
The Law Council of Australia has urged for the immediate adoption of a key recommendation put forwar...
Sally Wheeler
Nov 20 2017
ANU College of Law appoints new dean
A distinguished legal academic and the former head of law of a higher education institution in Irela...
Violence
Nov 17 2017
It's time for politicians to commit to eradicating domestic violence
The national shame of domestic violence cannot be left unaddressed, writes Christine Smyth. ...
APPOINTMENTS
Allens managing partner Richard Spurio, image courtesy Allens' website
Jun 21 2017
Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
Esteban Gomez
May 11 2017
National firm recruits ‘major asset’
A national law firm has announced it has appointed a new corporate partner who brings over 15 years'...
opinion
Nicole Rich
May 16 2017
Access to justice for young transgender Australians
Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must current...
Geoff Roberson
May 11 2017
The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law, writes Geoff Rober...
Help
May 10 2017
Advocate’s immunity – without fear or without favour but not both
On 29 March 2017, the High Court handed down its decision in David Kendirjian v Eugene Lepore & ...