Baker McKenzie appoints Ian Innes as special counsel in the Brisbane office. Ian is an experienced litigator and dispute resolution lawyer, with an insolvency and restructuring specialisation.

Baker McKenzie Brisbane managing partner, Leigh Duthie in announcing the appointment commented: "Ian is a well respected insolvency and restructuring lawyer with 20 years experience in the Brisbane market acting for insolvency practitioners, financiers, debtors and creditors.  He is also a highly experienced litigation lawyer who has long acted on energy and resources disputes, administrative law litigation and successfully dealt with challenges that arise in regard to major project approvals, along with asset recovery work across international borders. His work spans a range of industries, regularly in an insolvency context that sets him apart."

Leigh further stated: "Ian's appointment highlights the continued growth of the Brisbane office as Baker McKenzie continues to respond to the needs of domestic and international clients with operations in Queensland."

Newly appointed Baker McKenzie special counsel, Ian Innes when asked why he joined the firm in Brisbane said: "I was attracted to the opportunities and growth of the firm in Brisbane. Baker McKenzie has long been a firm I have admired and it is the truly cross border nature of the firm's clients and matters which ultimately persuaded me to come on board."

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