New partners, lawyers for Deacons

SHAUN Temby and John Chandler have joined Deacons as partners.

Mr Temby is an experienced litigator, particularly in the area of competition and trade practices law.

He was previously at Phillips Fox where he was the lead partner for the general commercial litigation team.

Mr Chandler is an experienced corporate and projects lawyer, with a particular focus on the oil and gas sector.

He was previously at KMPG Legal.

Besides the two new partners, Deacons has added four new senior lawyers – Kim Newton, who was a member of Mr Temby’s team at Phillips Fox as well as Tony Fifield, a senior associate and Sarah Williams who has made the transition with Mr Chandler.


Eric Emmett, formerly of Freehills, has also joined Deacons as a senior associate in its banking and finance division.



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