US firm Seyfarth Shaw launches in Australia

June 11, 2013 US law firm Seyfarth Shaw is set to launch operations in Australia after hiring eight partners from three leading firms.

Seyfarth Shaw has recruited five workplace relations partners from Herbert Smith Freehills, two from Ashurst and one from Arnold Bloch Leibler.

The firm will launch offices will launch in Sydney and Melbourne to serve the domestic and Asia-Pacific market. The new team is composed of former Herbert Smith Freehills lawyers Darren Perry, Chris Gardner, Justine Turnbull, Ben Dudley and Luke Edwards, along with Ashurst lawyers Rachel Bernasconi and Michael Tamvakologos, and Henry Skene from Arnold Bloch Leibler.

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