11/04/2016 - 15:08

Edmands joins Gilbert + Tobin

11/04/2016 - 15:08

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Corporate law firm Gilbert + Tobin has recruited former Rio Tinto Australia managing director Philip Edmands as a new Perth-based partner.

New Perth-based Gilbert + Tobin partner Philip Edmands.

Corporate law firm Gilbert + Tobin has recruited former Rio Tinto Australia managing director Philip Edmands as a new Perth-based partner.

Mr Edmands was previously based in Melbourne and served as Rio’s managing director Australia and general counsel iron ore Australia.

Prior to his 10-year tenure at Rio, Mr Edmands was Perth managing partner at Blake Dawson Waldron, which is now part of the Ashurst group.

He is also a former director of the Business Council of Australia and the Minerals Council of Australia, and was also formerly a lawyer at Clayton Utz.

Along with the recent recruitment of resources and native title litigator Marshall McKenna, Mr Edmands will commence in his new role on June 1.

Gilbert + Tobin managing partner Danny Gilbert said he was thrilled with the recruitment of a highly talented and respected partner.

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