Jackson McDonald appoints PPSA specialist
Jackson McDonald has appointed former Curtin University Law School lecturer Linda Widdup (pictured left with partner Hilary Hunt) as a senior consultant in their Banking and Finance group.
Widdup lectured on property law at Curtin whilst also running her own consultancy business.
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Widdup has also worked as a senior foreign consultant at Ashurst and was a partner at Canadian firm MacPherson Leslie and Tyerman.
Widdup provides specialist advice on the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (PPSA), having gained extensive experience in the three PPSA jurisdictions; Canada, New Zealand and Australia.
“Linda’s deep understanding and knowledge surrounding the complex provisions of the PPSA combined with her international experience in the Personal Property Securities area make her a fantastic addition to the firm, positioning Jackson McDonald as a leader on PPSA advice,” said the firm’s chairman of partners, Richard Sandover.
In addition to being a PPSA expert, Widdup also has expertise in commercial lending, restructuring and insolvency and commercial contract work for significant clients in the financial services, mining and agribusiness sectors.