DWF launches fourth Australia office and recruits six partners for expansion Down Under

UK firm's latest hires include five partners from Australian firm Sparke Helmore

DWF has recruited six partners in Australia - including a new Asia-Pacific chairman - as the UK firm gears up to launch a fourth office in the country.

Corporate partner Mark Hickey will join the firm from Australia’s Sparke Helmore, where he was chairman. He will take a lead role on the development of DWF’s new base in Newcastle, New South Wales, and will also serve as chair of the firm’s Asia-Pacific practice, which includes three other Australia offices and a base in Singapore.

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