Media release | Intellectual property and privacy rising star joins Gadens
10 April 2019
National firm Gadens is excited to announce that Hazel McDwyer has joined the firm as a partner in our Intellectual Property and Technology Team. With nearly 20 years of experience, Hazel will play an important and valuable role in the ongoing expansion and growth of our Intellectual Property and Technology practice, particularly in Sydney.
Listed in Doyles Guide in 2016 and 2017 as a Rising Star and additionally as a Recommended Lawyer for Intellectual Property Law in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 directory, Hazel specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property law, including trade marks, patents, copyright and designs – from brand protection to enforcement and cross-border issues – along with Australian Consumer Law, privacy and information technology matters.
Grant Scott-Hayward, Gadens’ Chief Executive Officer said:
“Hazel advises a diverse range of clients across many industry sectors including construction, fashion, financial services, FMCG, food and beverage, healthcare, media and entertainment, pharmaceutical, public sector and technology. Her appointment is a valuable addition to our Intellectual Property & Technology Team, and brings the total number of partners in our rapidly expanding Sydney office to 14. Gadens’ growth is ongoing and we are attracting top quality people.”
Commenting on her decision to join Gadens, Hazel said:
“Gadens has a really strong market profile nationally and excellent client relationships. I’m really looking forward to joining a strong, growing and dynamic firm. Gadens in Sydney has seen tremendous growth in the last 18 months, and I’m very excited to be joining the firm at this time. In joining Gadens and accessing the skills and capabilities in the firm, I see additional service offerings that will deliver real benefits for my clients”.
“Hazel’s appointment brings additional breadth and depth of capability for our clients in key and developing areas of law, and we look forward to the valued contribution she will make”, concluded Mr Scott-Hayward.
For more information, contact:
Russell Fox Head of Business Development & Marketing Tel: +61 3 9612 8285 Mobile: +61 415 500 753 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org