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K&L Gates scores partner trio

K&L Gates scores partner trio

Philip Vickery, K&L Gates

Three partners have defected from national firm Holding Redlich to join international firm K&L Gates’ Brisbane office.

Corporate and transactional partner Philip Vickery, real estate partner Brian Healey, and labour, employment and workplace safety partner Paul Hardman have all made the move.

Mr Vickery (pictured) focuses on M&A and capital raisings and has experience in the agribusiness and resources sectors. He has advised listed and private multinationals, along with some of Australia’s largest companies, including leading financial institutions.

Mr Healey has almost 20 years' experience acting for local and international agribusinesses, primary producers, and investors across their range of legal needs. He also advises inbound investors from China, Singapore and the US on their investments in Australian agriculture.

Mr Hardman advises on a wide range of safety and employment issues as well as on commercial disputes and administrative law matters. He has a primary focus in the defence of regulatory prosecutions including under the Work Health and Safety, Environmental Protection, and Corporations acts.

Nick Nichola, K&L Gates’ managing partner, Australia, said: “As the Brisbane market strengthens and expands, so too do the offerings through our Brisbane office, as we continue to make targeted hires that will position the firm well to service growth industries such as agribusiness and employment and workplace safety.”

K&L Gates has recently appointed corporate partner Jeremy Prentice in its Brisbane office, and real estate partner Diane Skapinker and IP partner Naomi Pearce to its Sydney office.


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