Jackson McDonald has announced the appointment of Julius Skinner as a consultant with the firm’s local government team. Formerly a partner at McLeods, Skinner is experienced in acting for local government clients and advising on all aspects of local government administration, town planning and development, environment and health, and enforcement issues. He is also part of the firm’s in-house advocacy team.
Blake Dawson Waldron has appointed Bernard Edmond as senior associate with the firm’s financial services practice in Sydney. Prior to joining Blakes, Edmond worked with DLA in London. He has broad ranging project finance experience with expertise in the infrastructure and transport sectors.
TressCox has announced the appointment of Jeremy Prentice as partner with the firm’s projects team. Prentice rejoined TressCox earlier this month as a PPP projects and infrastructure specialist after more than three years at Masons (now Pinsent Masons), one of the UK's premier projects firms. While in the UK, he worked on the preparation and negotiation of UK and international PPP/PFI concessions and their associated financing and securitisation arrangements.
Henry Davis York (HDY) has announced three new appointments to the firm’s partnership:Vanessa Andersen, senior associate in the employment and industrial relations group has been with Henry Davis York since 2000 and has over eight years of experience in employment and industrial relations law, having advised clients across a broad range of industries including transport, retail and the public sector.Scott Atkins, senior associate in the banking, insolvency and reconstruction services group specialises in banking dispute resolution and insolvency and has over ten years experience advising banks, financiers and insolvency practitioners.Mal Fielding has joined HDY as a partner with the building and construction group. He has over 12 years experience in providing commercially focused and cost effective advice to clients in building, engineering and infrastructure.