Corrs Chambers Adds Partners in Sydney, Melbourne
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has recruited three partners in Sydney and Melbourne.
Former King & Wood Mallesons finance partner Alex Regan is joining Corrs Chambers’ Sydney office, while construction and projects partners Andrew Stephenson and Michael Earwaker are joing the firm’s Melbourne office from Clayton Utz.
Regan joined the former Mallesons Stephen Jaques as a Sydney partner in 2008. Prior to that, he was a Hong Kong-based partner for two years at Paul Hastings. Between 1997 and 2006, he was an associate and, later, a counsel in the London, New York, and Singapore offices of Shearman & Sterling.
Stephenson was head of Clayton Utz’s construction and international arbitration groups, advising clients on risk allocation in regards to contract drafting and on disputes matters. He has acted for Australian state governments and a range of private clients in the energy, infrastructure, and mining spaces.
Earwaker, a partner working under Stephenson, also represents clients on construction and projects-related disputes. He worked in Clayton Utz’s Melbourne office for 12 years, becoming partner in 2005. Prior to that, he worked for the firm in Brisbane.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth employs about 470 lawyers in its Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth offices.