G+T hires former Westpac GC
BigLaw firm Gilbert + Tobin has appointed the former group general counsel from banking giant Westpac to serve as a strategic consultant.
Rebecca Lim (pictured) – who has worked at Westpac since 2007 and served as its group general counsel and enterprise executive for more than 10 years – is set to work with G+T on a part-time basis as a strategic consultant.
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She will assist the firm with its strategy and client proposition, particularly in the areas of financial services, digital, ESG and board advisory services, G+T noted in a statement.
Ms Lim will still serve as an executive advisor to Westpac on a part-time basis.
She brings to G+T, the firm proclaimed, “extensive knowledge of the financial services industry and unique insights as to the needs and expectations of major clients from their legal advisors”.
Speaking about the appointment, G+T managing partner Danny Gilbert said: “We are delighted to welcome Rebecca to the firm as she will bring significant financial services experience, client-side insights and sound strategic thinking to our core financial services practice, helping us shape and build our client offering going forward.
“We are looking to Rebecca to challenge us and help us strengthen our position as a leading law firm.”