Effective immediately, Michael Swift has joined the Squire Patton Boggs partnership, taking to the firm’s real estate practice. Mr Swift joins from Allion Partners, where he was partner in charge as well as head of the firm's property and agribusiness teams.
Bringing to the Squire Patton Boggs’ partnership vast experience, Mr Swift’s practice incorporates a wide range of property and project transactions, including major infrastructure projects, transaction structuring, hotel developments, and property subdivision and developments.
He’s also advised on numerous strata title unit developments, joint ventures aviation and airport development, large scale acquisitions and disposals and agribusiness.
In his new gig, Mr Swift will work alongside partners Mark Palermo (Perth) and Dannelle Howley and Rahul Parrab (Sydney). He’ll also work closely with Perth managing partner and head of the Australian Asia Desk Tony Chong to further enhance the firm’s rapidly expanding inbound investment offering, a statement confirmed.
“Michael’s reputation as a leading property lawyer is well-established both within the legal community and the business sector,” said Australia managing partner Campbell Davidson.
“Bringing him on board allows us to go to market in strength and to expand the areas of specialist expertise we can offer clients.”
Commenting on his new role, Mr Swift said: “Squire Patton Boggs has an outstanding reputation for the quality of its people, its clients, its markets and its service offering”.
“I am looking forward to joining the team to further strengthen and develop our service offering to our clients.”
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