find the latest legal job
Corporate and Commercial Partner
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: Adelaide SA 5000
· Adelaide CBD · Join a leading Adelaide commercial law firm
View details
Freelance Project Finance Lawyers
Category: Other | Location: All Australia
· Vario are looking for freelance lawyers with experience in project finance ideally within the renewable energy sector
View details
Vario Freelance Lawyers
Category: Construction Law | Location: All Australia
· We are looking for lawyers who appreciate the endless possibilities that a freelance career can offer.
View details
Freelance Construction Lawyers
Category: Construction Law | Location: All Melbourne VIC
· We are looking for construction lawyers who appreciate the endless possibilities that a freelance career can offer.
View details
Banking Associate - 1-6PQE - Allen & Overy
Category: Banking and Finance Law | Location: United Kingdom
· Banking Associate - 1-6 PQE - Allen & Overy
View details
Maddocks nabs global partner

Maddocks nabs global partner

Greg Hipwell Maddocks

A partner in Norton Rose Fulbright’s commercial practice has defected to Maddocks along with a team of lawyers.

Greg Hipwell (pictured), an experienced retail and franchise lawyer, has been appointed to Maddocks’ intellectual property and technology group. Senior associates Jessica Rowe and Elizabeth Stary, and lawyer Mira Guirguis, have also made the move to Maddocks from NRF.

Mr Hipwell, Ms Rowe and Ms Guirguis will be based in Melbourne, while Ms Stary will join Maddocks’ Sydney office.  

A partner at NRF for 14 years, Mr Hipwell acts for manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers within the automotive, outdoor power equipment, fashion, hair and beauty, consumer finance and food and wine industries.

He has positioned himself as a competition and consumer law specialist, particularly in relation to pricing, supply and market conduct issues, the franchising code of conduct, intellectual property licensing and the development of channel distribution networks.

NRF partner Stephen Giles will continue to lead the global firm’s consumer markets and franchising practice.

Wayne Spanner, managing partner at NRF, commented: “In recent years, Norton Rose Fulbright has successfully attracted many high-quality lawyers to the firm. Occasionally, some of our staff leave to pursue other opportunities. All firms experience this.”

Over the past two months, NRF has gained and lost a partner in Perth.

In January, Derek La Ferla, NRF’s former corporate advisory team leader, defected to Lavan Leal.

A month later, NRF recruited real estate partner Andrea Rezos from Ashurst.

Like this story? Read more:

Book commemorates diamond milestone for WA law society

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

NSW proposes big justice reforms to target risk of reoffending

Maddocks nabs global partner
lawyersweekly logo
Promoted content
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Debate rises over Victorian judiciary attack
Jan 24 2018
Debate rises over Victorian judiciary attack
The Victorian Bar has become the latest to go on record condemning recent political attacks on the V...
Michelle Quigley QC
Jan 24 2018
Vic Barrister who helped stop major heritage redevelopment joins Supreme Court
Michelle Quigley QC, who assisted a coalition to oppose the redevelopment of St Heliers villa estate...
Building, construction
Jan 24 2018
Building for NSW coroner’s complex slated for early 2019
Efforts to relocate the state coroner’s facilities from Glebe to Lidcombe are on track, according ...
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 & ...