HWL Ebsworth has announced the appointment of senior Clayton Utz partner Richard Mereine as a partner. Mereine has practiced as a litigator for 37 years and has been a partner at Clayton Utz for
Prior to joining Clayton Utz he was a partner for 11 years at a premier South African law firm. He has extensive experience, nationally and internationally, particularly in commercial, corporate and restrictive trade practices matters.
In addition, Mereine has acted for and advised clients who have been the subject of inquiries and charges by regulatory authorities including the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
He regularly acts for major national and international public and private corporations, and high wealth individuals. “As one of Australia's top-ranked litigators, Richard is an exciting addition to our litigation and dispute resolution team,” said Juan Martinez, managing partner of HWL Ebsworth. "Richard has a proven track record of success and his experience deepens our capabilities in this
Mereine will officially join HWL Ebsworth's Melbourne office on 2 April 2012.
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