CLO joins Norton White as partner
International law firm Norton White has appointed the chief legal officer of Team Global Express as its newest partner.
Specialist transport and aviation law firm Norton White, which has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Abu Dhabi, has hired Alison McKenzie (pictured) as a partner.
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Ms McKenzie has come across from Team Global Express, where she served as both the chief legal officer and company secretary. Prior to this, she was the lead counsel at Toll Global Express, a partner at global law firms Kennedys and Gates and Partners, and in-house for major international airlines Qantas and Emirates and Europe’s leading short-haul airline, easyJet UK.
During her career, Norton White said in a statement, Ms McKenzie has advised maritime operators, logistics providers, commercial airlines, corporate jet operators, business aviation lobby groups and general aviation clients, and has managed large-scale litigation in respect of aircraft, helicopter, and general aviation disasters.
Speaking about the hire, Norton White senior partner Ben Martin said: “Alison is a tremendous addition to our team.
“As we steadily expand Norton White, we continue to seek out the highest calibre thought leaders and exceptional legal talent, with expertise across the logistics, transport, maritime, aviation and tourism sectors.
“We warmly welcome Alison as a Norton White partner and know that her extensive experience and depth of knowledge across our industries of focus in Australia, the UK, Japan, the Middle East, and Africa will be of great benefit to our clients.”