Canberra, 7 February 2020: Respected public law litigator Ian Temby will join Clayton Utz as a partner in the firm's Public Sector practice in Canberra.
Clayton Utz Public Sector National Practice Group Leader Jamie Doran said Ian's appointment reinforced the firm's continued investment in being the leading private-sector provider of legal services to the Commonwealth government.
"Ian will join our team of leading public law litigators in Canberra in Caroline Bush, Cain Sibley and John Carroll. Ian's experience and expertise complements our existing team and we are delighted Ian has decided to join Clayton Utz," said Jamie.
Ian has a diverse public law litigation practice, with a focus on commercial and administrative law litigation and dispute resolution. He acts for both government and commercial clients, with a particular expertise in Commonwealth dispute resolution including merits and judicial review matters.
Clayton Utz Canberra Partner-in-Charge Caroline Bush said Ian's appointment adds further depth to the public law litigation practice. "Ian has built a reputation as a lawyer who understands government and who has a highly pragmatic approach to resolving disputes. His clients know him as approachable, easy to deal with, and not only an excellent technical lawyer but also a true collaborator - exactly the kind of lawyer we welcome in our team," said Caroline.
Ian's appointment will take effect on 17 March 2020.