Sydney, Friday 5 May 2017: Clayton Utz has welcomed Tim Sackar from Ashurst as a partner in the firm's national Restructuring and Insolvency (R&I) practice, as the firm's leadership team continues to focus on areas of strong growth opportunity and client demand.
Tim is recognised as a market leading R&I practitioner, with both domestic and international experience. He was a partner of Ashurst and the Head of the Ashurst R&I practice in Asia, as well as Head of the Alternate Investment Funds Practice for Australia and Asia. He began his career in R&I at Clayton Utz in 1998 and has worked for Allen & Overy in London and Hong Kong and Hogan Lovells in Hong Kong. Tim has been involved in many major matters in Australia, Asia and the UK advising on restructurings, workouts and cross-border insolvencies as well as related contentious matters.
Clayton Utz Chief Executive Partner Rob Cutler said Tim's appointment further strengthened the firm's national R&I service offering to clients. "Tim is known for his team-based, client-focused approach which is a good fit for our R&I team. We also see significant opportunities for him to work collaboratively with our other practice groups, particularly Financial Services and Corporate, to deliver even better client service and solutions."
Tim joined Clayton Utz on 1 May 2017.