JWS boosts disputes/arbitration and insolvency team with appointment of Lucas Wilk

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Leading independent law firm, Johnson Winter Slattery, has appointed Lucas Wilk as a partner based in its Brisbane and Perth offices. Lucas joins the firm from Jones Day and has more than 20 years’ experience.

Lucas has a market leading reputation for representing clients in large litigation and arbitration, with a focus on the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors.  He also has extensive experience in complex insolvency matters.

Commenting on his arrival, JWS Managing Partner Jeremy Davis said, “Lucas is a recognised leader for litigation, arbitration and insolvency work and it is great to have a lawyer with his high profile join our team. We have seen a significant uptick in disputes and insolvency work and Lucas will deepen the strength of our team.”

In joining the team, Lucas said, “JWS has built a strong reputation in the market for disputes and insolvency representation. I am delighted to join a team with such high calibre lawyers and clients.”

Lucas’s appointment comes off the back of JWS announcing five internal partner promotions this month, including Kirsten Scott who has been appointed as a partner in the disputes group and Emily Barrett who has been appointed as a partner in the insolvency group.

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