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Johnson Winter & Slattery has appointed James Love as a new partner in its Melbourne based Dispute Resolution team, effective as of 2 November 2020.
James is a highly regarded litigation lawyer recognised for his expertise in commercial disputes, competition and consumer law, technology, and regulatory investigations and enforcement. He acts for corporations, government departments, agencies and statutory authorities throughout Australia.
James joins the firm from Norton Rose Fulbright, where he regularly advised on high profile disputes and investigations, including for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
Prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright, James was a policy advisor with the Victorian Government, giving him a unique insight and understanding of the public sector.
Managing Partner Peter Slattery said James’ expertise made him a great fit for the firm:
“Regulatory enforcement has been a significant driver in the growth of Australian litigation. We have built a strong reputation in this space, most recently advising on many of the most notable regulatory investigations and class actions coming out of the Hayne Royal Commission. James is a highly talented litigator who is well positioned to help us meet the growing demand for services in this area.”
James joins Johnson Winter & Slattery’s top tier disputes practice, which handles many of the country’s largest and most complex litigation matters. The firm is unique in the market for combining top-tier capabilities with a service model that promotes the hands-on involvement of its senior lawyers. The practice was recently named Dispute Resolution Team of the Year in Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2020.
Just a few highlights of James’ experience are:
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