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Melbourne boutique appoints director

Melbourne boutique appoints director

Scott Stewart, Brian Ward & Partners

A planning and environment specialist has joined corporate advisory law firm Brian Ward & Partners from another Melbourne boutique.

Scott Stewart (pictured) has over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of planning and environment law, major projects and property development. He is a Law Institute of Victoria accredited specialist in planning and environment.

His practice has a builder and developer focus and he has acted in many of Victoria’s largest development projects.

Mr Stewart joins the company having held partner and team leader roles at leading Melbourne law firms over the past decade, most recently as legal director at Planning & Property Partners.

“My fellow directors, Brian Ward, Sue Phillips, Malcolm Speed and I are delighted that a senior lawyer of Scott’s credentials, experience and reputation is joining our company,” Brian Ward & Partners managing director Philip Gleed said.

“Scott’s appointment advances our board’s strategy to create a new expert offering to our clients in the areas of planning and environment, major projects and property development. His engagement is a strong endorsement of our overall strategic plan to position BWP as a pre-eminent second-generation boutique corporate advisory law firm.”

Brian Ward & Partners also recently appointed Philip Duffy as an associate director.


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