Wotton + Kearney continues to expand its Marine and Aviation team

Wotton + Kearney’s Marine and Aviation team continues to grow with the arrival of special counsel Melissa Tang. Melissa is based in Sydney and joined the firm on 6 December following a five year stint in Singapore in the Marine and Aviation team of a global firm. The W+K Marine and Aviation team is led […]

W+K awarded Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year at New Zealand Law Awards 2021

W+K is delighted to be awarded Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year at New Zealand Law Awards 2021. This is our impressive 5th win in seven years with judges commenting “An outstanding submission including a huge range of complex national and international matters as well as showing a strong commitment to the mental health of […]

W+K lawyers working with climate justice organisations to increase their impact

The meeting of world leaders at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference known as COP26 this week has been described as a forum which will decide the date of our planet. COP26 is being seen as the last chance to close the gap between the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming […]

Heidi Nash-Smith talks to Lawyers Weekly on her experience working with NGO – So They Can

W+K Pro Bono Partner Heidi Nash-Smith took part in a special episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show podcast to share her experience of working with NGO So They Can through the firm’s Community Footprint program. Heidi and Sydney barrister Hugh Stowe joined host Jerome Doraisamy to discuss how they each became involved in So They […]

W+K announces partnership with Canopy Software to deliver cyber forensic solution

W+K has partnered with Canopy Software, the leaders in AI-powered data mining and breach review software, to deliver a tech-enabled Cyber Forensic solution. By using Canopy’s Data Breach Response software, W+K can now significantly reduce the time, cost, risk and effort associated with the defensible detection of sensitive data, thereby delivering faster and more accurate […]

W+K’s Property, Construction and Energy team is now the largest of its kind

Four senior lawyers – Naraya Lamart (Partner), Edward Burrell (Special Counsel), Rachel White (Senior Associate) and Jacinta Fox (Senior Associate) have joined Wotton + Kearney’s preeminent Property, Construction and Energy team. These appointments reflect the latest chapter in the team’s significant growth story over the past few years, which also includes two partner promotions in […]

W+K and Kieran Doyle named in 5-Star Cyber Law Firm and Lawyers list

Wotton + Kearney’s rapidly growing national cyber team has been named in Australasian Lawyer’s inaugural list of 5-Star Cyber Law Firms released today. Our Head of Cyber, Privacy and Tech Liability Kieran Doyle is also listed as a 5-Star Cyber Lawyer for 2021 following research to identify the best in Australia’s cyber law market. Australasian […]