We are delighted to advise that Michael Swift has joined the partnership, effective 3 June 2019.
Michael will join the firm’s Real Estate Practice, working alongside partners Mark Palermo (Perth) and Dannelle Howley and Rahul Parrab (Sydney). Michael will also work closely with Perth managing partner and head of the Australia Asia Desk, Tony Chong, to further enhance the firm’s rapidly expanding inbound investment offering.
Michael’s practice incorporates a wide range of property and project transactions, including major infrastructure projects, transaction structuring, hotel developments, property subdivision and developments, strata title unit developments, joint ventures aviation and airport development, large-scale acquisitions and disposals, and agribusiness. His extensive network of both domestic and international clients includes public companies, sovereign funds, developers and government bodies.
Australia managing partner Campbell Davidson commented: “Michael’s reputation as a leading property lawyer is well established both within the legal community and the business sector. Bringing him on board allows us to go to market in strength and to expand the areas of specialist expertise we can offer clients.”
Michael is looking forward to joining the firm and said: “Squire Patton Boggs has an outstanding reputation for the quality of its people, its clients, its markets and its service offering. I am looking forward to joining the team to further strengthen and develop our service offering to our clients.”
Michael joins from Allion Partners, where he was Partner in Charge, as well as Head of the Property and Agribusiness teams.