Home Wilkinson joins with McMullin

Melbourne-based Home Wilkinson Lowry has taken on niche practice McMullin & Co, a firm founded in 1978 by the city's former Deputy Lord Mayor Peter McMullin

McMullin, who also ran for the position of Lord Mayor last year, is joining as a consultant in the commercial department. His firm practised predominantly property and commercial law.

The firm has also taken on Simone Marin as a partner and Russell Rolls and April Arslan as senior associates, the appointments taking the number of partners at the firm to 13.