G+T promotes four
Gilbert + Tobin has announced the appointment of a new partner and three special counsel.
Corporate advisory lawyer Hiroshi Narushima was promoted to partner. The three new special counsel include B&F lawyer Benjamin Downie, planning and environment lawyer Ben Fuller and Chris Williams, an IP lawyer.
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The appointments were effective from 1 July.
Narushima joined the firm in January 2007, in the corporate advisory group. Narushima specialises in private equity, M&A, general corporate, securities law, governance and foreign investments matters.
Downie joined the firm in May 2010 as a lawyer in the B&F group. He specialises in securitisation, debt capital markets and structured finance transactions.
Fuller joined G+T in March 2010 as a lawyer in the real estate and projects team. He specialises in advising on contamination law, all aspects of environmental impact assessment and approvals strategy, climate change law, energy and resources projects, and corporate environmental due diligence.
Williams joined the firm in February 2006 as an IP lawyer. He has litigation experience generally across patents, copyright, designs, trademarks, breaches of confidential information and trade practices issues.