Local lawyer returns home as Partner in leading independent law firm

Local lawyer returns home as Partner in leading independent law firm

Local lawyer returns home as Partner in leading independent law firm

22 April 2015

Leading law firm, McCullough Robertson, has added a new a Partner to their Newcastle office with the announcement of Aimee Travis (nee Hyde).

Known for her work as in-house counsel for the Tinkler Group, Aimee brings international experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer, including mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and banking and finance.

The University of Newcastle graduate said she was delighted to return to her home town to put her skills and experience to work for local industry leaders.

“It feels good to be home and I’m excited by the prospect of working on some local projects,” Aimee said.

“I’ve certainly done some interesting deals in recent years, working with the Tinkler Group and I look forward to the opportunities and variety I know our clients bring to the firm in the region and across the state.”

Newcastle Partner, Jeremy Kennedy said the experience that Aimee has gained in-house in a dynamic international environment means she is able to offer clients highly pragmatic and results driven advice.

“We are delighted with the appointment of Aimee, it would be hard to find someone with a greater passion for Newcastle and the region, matched with her breadth of experience over fifteen years in the industry,” Jeremy said.

McCullough Robertson continues to make great strides in the diversity stakes and in the appointment of women, having been awarded Inclusive Workplace Champion at the Hunter Diversity Awards on International Women’s Day 2015.

ENDS

For more information contact: Kristie Fankhauser, Director BDM on +61 7 3323 8876 kfankhauser@mccullough.com.au.

About McCullough Robertson
McCullough Robertson is a leading Australian independent law firm with industry experts combining legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and foresight.  The firm provides innovative, relevant and commercial legal solutions to major corporate, government and high net worth individuals across Australia and internationally.  Established in 1926, the firm’s major focus areas are the resources (mining and energy), food and agribusiness, technology, telecommunications, health, life sciences, real estate and financial services sectors.

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