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Moulis Legal strengthens corporate law offering with new appointment

04.12.2018

Moulis Legal is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Brockett as associate director in the firm, based in our Brisbane office. Partner director Daniel Moulis commented:

Richard’s appointment underlines our commitment to providing the best commercial + international legal service to our clients. He is hugely experienced in corporate transactions, at the highest level. His appointment gives us full service capabilities in the areas in which we excel – trade, cross-border, intellectual property and commercial investment.

Richard is an experienced commercial and M&A lawyer with an extensive background in corporate transactions, commercial negotiations and resource project development. He has experience working in-house including time spent at a global energy company and two years working at a Japanese trading company in their Tokyo legal department. Richard will head Moulis Legal’s corporate practice and the Brisbane office.

Richard joins Moulis Legal from the global firm Ashurst, where he represented some of the world’s best known companies in their investments in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. He has advised clients across the mining, oil and gas, healthcare, agriculture, and infrastructure industries including large and medium-sized cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and commercial negotiations.

In Richard’s words:

Moulis Legal and its team of inspirational partners and lawyers has an exceptional reputation within the Australian and international legal services market. This reputation has very recently been acknowledged by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific. This is because the team focuses on developing and maintaining its expertise, being thought leaders in the market and always providing outstanding client service. My experience in the energy and resources sector, managing large corporate transactions and commercial contracting, deepens the expertise and the services we can provide to our clients. I am very much looking forward to working with the Moulis Legal team and assisting the firm’s great clients achieve the best outcomes for their businesses.

About Moulis Legal

Moulis Legal is a leading Australian law firm with offices in Canberra, Brisbane and Melbourne. Our accolades include a Chambers Asia-Pacific listing as one of Australia’s Top 30 Law Firms (2015). The firm is currently Band 1 for International Trade/WTO (Chambers and Partners), one of only three Australian firms to have that ranking. Daniel Moulis is widely regarded as being amongst the top trade lawyers in the world (Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, Chambers and Partners). Moulis Legal senior associates Alistair Bridges and Charles Zhan are both listed as Chambers Asia-Pacific’s “Associates to Watch”.

For further information contact Suzanne Moulis, Chief Executive, on 0414 321 224.