Litigation partner Mark van Brakel has left Clayton Utz to join Corrs Chambers Westgarth as a partner in its Perth litigation group, Corrs announced today.
The appointment marks a significant coup for Corrs, with van Brakel's litigation expertise covering commercial litigation specialising in major projects, engineering, resources and contractual disputes - as well as a former career with the Office of Public Prosecutions.
van Brakel has also advised on a number of key deals recently, including acting for Fortescue Metals Group, as well as advising a US company on a dispute regarding a long-term mineral supply contract.
Corrs will also benefit from van Brakel's work as a member of the Law Council of Australia's executive group of the Federal Litigation Section .
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