Macrossans Lawyers has appointed two new partners, Hwee Cheng Goh in the commercial team and Tony Mylne in the dispute resolution team. Hwee Cheng has more than 10 years experience in commercial and property law, acting for clients in business and property acquisitions, leasing, franchising and migration matters. She speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese and other Chinese dialects. Mylne has 19 years experience in commercial litigation and debt recovery. He acts predominantly for engineering and construction industry clients providing tactical and strategic advice in relation to anticipated and existing litigation.
Minter Ellison has appointed leading construction partner Ian Cocking. He joins the firm’s Asian construction practice in Hong Kong from Simmons & Simmons, bringing the number of construction fee earners on the ground there to 13. Based in Hong Kong since 1988, the firm said Cocking has had a key role in a diverse range of major construction and project development matters, regularly advising contractors, proprietors, government, financiers, consultants and insurers on their relationships, risk allocation and risk management strategies, claims and dispute resolution.
Mills Oakley Lawyers has appointed senior associate Lincoln Smith and solicitor Narelle Reed to further strengthen Alan Stockdale’s workplace relations team. Smith has extensive workplace relations experience as a lawyer, as well as valuable management experience. Reed has rounded experience as a workplace relations solicitor, law clerk and a legal assistant.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has appointed Ian Oi as partner to the firm’s corporate advisory team in Canberra. Oi has more than 14 years experience and practises in intellectual property, information technology, telecommunications and e-business. He was a special counsel at Blake Dawson Waldron, and senior attorney and negotiator at IBM in Australia.
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