Clayton Utz scoops Paul Weiss partner

Australia’s Clayton Utz has bolstered its corporate and TMT expertise after tempting a Hong Kong-based partner from New York law firm Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison’s back to Sydney.

Corporate and TMT expert Michael Reede, who has been a partner in Paul Weiss’s Hong Kong office for the last four years, is returning to Sydney to join Clayton Utz’s national corporate advisory and M&A group.

Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 2000 he was a partner practising extensively in the Australian market.