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Norton Rose Fulbright

LEVEL 15, RACV TOWER, 485 BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE, VIC 3000, AUSTRALIA
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Work +61 3 8686 6000
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http://www.nortonrose.com/australia

Cameron Harvey

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Work +61 3 8686 6662
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Norton Rose Fulbright

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Partner

Career

www.nortonrosefulbright.com/au/people/24724


Australia

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Following the firm‚Äôs merger with now-defunct Henry Davis York, Norton Rose Fulbright¬†added eight new partners to the ‚Äėhighly regarded‚Äô team, which is jointly led by Rebecca Whittle¬†in Sydney and Cameron Harvey¬†in Melbourne. Whittle acts in a significant matter for a government entity, and¬†Dylan McKimmie¬†represents an energy-sector company in¬†a breach of contract claim. Other additions to the team include¬†Ann Donohue¬†and¬† Penelope Ford, who both joined from Minter Ellison, Phillipa Beck, who¬†joined from Beck Consulting, and Andrew Battisson¬†from Allen & Overy. It has also seen some departures, notably Rob Buchanan, Adrienne Parker, Bill Ryan¬†and Matthew Croagh, who all left to join¬†Pinsent Masons LLP.

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Dispute resolution: class actions

Within: Dispute resolution: class actions

Norton Rose Fulbright's 'highly experienced team' is recognised for its 'commercial and responsive approach' and 'excellent industry and legal knowledge' which 'consistently leads to practical and easily applicable advice'. 'Incredibly hands-on' global chair Tricia Hobson and Cameron Harvey jointly lead the practice, which is active in the insurance market and has substantial expertise in shareholder, securities, environmental, consumer, insolvency and product liability claims. Hobson's recent work includes working with Abigail McGregor for several clients in relation to a securities class action. The 'well-organised' Nicole Wearne, the 'exceptionally knowledgeable' Grant Bonner, product liability expert Toby Biddle, and insurance specialist Jacques Jacobs are also names to note. Ann Donohue joined from Minter Ellison and Rebecca Whittle and Michael Sullivan joined via the firm's merger with now-defunct firm Henry Davis York.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Norton Rose Fulbright's team is jointly led by the Sydney-based head of intellectual property, Frances Drummond, and Cameron Harvey, who leads the disputes resolution practice from the Melbourne office. Jackie O’Brien has handled a number of high-profile matters for the team. Sydney-based Georgina Hey advised on the intellectual property aspects of high-value transactions. The team has been bolstered by special counsel Tony Sergi, who joined from the Bar.

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