Clifford Chance has added Philip Podzebenko as a partner in the firm’s corporate practice in Sydney. As one of Australia’s foremost real estate and infrastructure M&A lawyers, Podzebenko will add senior capabilities in real estate and infrastructure investments, deepen relationships with private capital investors and strengthen the firm’s market-leading offerings in private equity, energy transition and infrastructure. He brings more than 20 years of experience advising private capital and strategic investors on real asset M&A, public M&A and capital markets transactions. He has advised leading pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, private equity, investment banks, insurers and other financial investors on real asset investments, both in Australia and across Asia. In the infrastructure space, Podzebenko has advised clients on investments in the transportation, energy, telecommunications and digital infrastructure sectors. He joins from Herbert Smith Freehills in Sydney.