Gadens has added Kathy Merrick as a partner in its disputes team in Sydney. She joins from Henry Davis York, where she was a partner and practice leader in their corporate and regulatory investigations and disputes team. Merrick brings market-leading expertise in corporate and commercial litigation, dispute resolution and regulatory investigations. Acting for major corporates, financial institutions, professional services firms, administrators, liquidators, and government clients, her practice includes advising on regulatory investigations and disputes, directors and officers duties, professional negligence claims, financial services and superannuation industry disputes, as well as insolvency related investigations, disputes and complaints.
Gadens has also added Dermott Lynch as a partner in its disputes team in Sydney. He joins the firm after 10 years of operating his own legal practice in London, specialising in commercial litigation, international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. Acting for clients ranging from private equity and public companies to hedge funds and financial services clients, Lynch’s practice includes advising on complex contentious domestic and international disputes and portfolio litigation.