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HWL Ebsworth eyes continued growth in IT and IP with recent partner appointment

Leading independent Australian law firm HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has announced that it has appointed Matthew Craven as a partner within its Information Technology and Intellectual Property team in Melbourne. Matthew joins HWL Ebsworth from Corrs Chambers Westgarth where he was a Special Counsel. Matthew has wide-ranging experience in technology law and intellectual property. Matthew specialises … Read more


Federal Court awards $3.3 million to native title claimants in first litigated compensation claim under the Native Title Act

The Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (NTA) provides a system for the recognition of native title rights and interests across Australia. Where various types of acts have extinguished, or partially extinguished, native title, the NTA provides for compensation on just terms. The decision of Mansfield J in Griffiths v Northern Territory of Australia (No 3) … Read more


HWL Ebsworth completes national coverage with launch of Hobart office

Leading independent Australian law firm HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has announced that it has launched a new office in Tasmania. The majority of partners, solicitors and support staff of Hunt & Hunt’s Tasmanian office have joined HWL Ebsworth to form the firm’s new Hobart office. Antony Logan and Sarah Sealy have become partners of HWL Ebsworth, … Read more


HWL Ebsworth meets client demand by recruiting energy and resources specialist

Leading independent Australian law firm HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has announced that it has appointed Graeme Dennis as a partner within its Energy and Resources team. Graeme joins HWL Ebsworth’s Sydney office from Clayton Utz where he was a partner. Graeme has advised on the development and acquisition of a range of energy projects, including power … Read more


HWL Ebsworth increases national litigation offering to 36 partners

Leading independent Australian law firm HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has announced that it has appointed Michael Palfrey and Sam Dundas as partners within its national Litigation team. Michael Palfrey joins HWL Ebsworth’s Canberra team from Sparke Helmore, where he was a partner. Michael is an experienced litigator, having represented Commonwealth Government departments and agencies in merits … Read more