Understanding my clients and their commercial objectives is at the heart of what I do. I work hard for my clients to provide results.
Complex legal issues are usually best resolved quickly and practically.
Prior to joining Addisons in 2012, I worked as an Associate to a Federal Court Judge. This required me to have regard to the fine detail of matters which is where the solution usually lies. I have taken that learning into private legal practice.
I work for major corporations as well as individuals on a range of complex matters.
LLB - University of Technology Sydney
Member, Urban Development Institute of Australia, Young Leaders Committee
Member, Planning Institute of Australia
Commercialisation of Intellectual Property
14 November 2018
In this edition of BenchTV, Partner, Donna Short and Special Counsel, Hazel McDwyer discuss the phases of a commercialisation project, the types of intellectual property in commercialisation agreements, and the need for the protection of intellectual property both on a domestic and global scale.
The NSW Container Deposit Scheme – 'Return and Earn'
12 November 2018
In an earlier Focus Paper, we outlined the regimes for the regulation of waste in Australia and referred to the Australian Packaging Covenant. In this paper, we provide insight into the recently introduced NSW-based container deposit scheme.
Laughing all the way - the ACCC releases its 2018 annual report
12 November 2018
Heading into the Christmas period is always a festive time at the ACCC. Admittedly service-provider drinks are limited due to the ACCC’s gifts & gratuities policy, Christmas lunch is pay-your-own-way as the Government require it, but the one event ACCC staff always look forward to is the release of its annual report. Combined with its friends at the Australian Energy Markets Regulator, on 18 October 2018, the ACCC released the document detailing its activities over the past year.