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Clayton Utz’s board has appointed litigation partner Robert Cutler to succeed Darryl McDonough as the firm’s next chief executive partner.
Based in Sydney, Cutler’s appointment will take effect from 1 July 2014. He joined Clayton Utzin 1991 and became a partner in 1998. He served as partner in charge of the Canberra office from 2000 to 2004.
“The Australian legal services market is rapidly evolving, in the face of continued global economic uncertainty. As with all businesses, Clayton Utz must respond to the challenges and opportunities presented by our clients’ changing needs and expectations. We must ensure we have the best people to assist us achieve that outcome,” said Ross Perrett, chair of Clayton Utz.
McDonough, who will step down from the management role after a four-year term, will remain a fee-earning partner at the firm. His practice focuses on corporate, M&A transactions and competition law.