DLA Piper hires Liam Prescott as litigation and regulatory partner

DLA Piper has appointed Liam Prescott as partner in its litigation and regulatory group, based in Brisbane, effective 14 July 2014.

Prescott joins the firm from HopgoodGanim, having previously worked at both Linklaters in London and at Allens Arthur Robinson in Brisbane.

He has experience across all aspects of complex commercial litigation and dispute resolution, including cross-border proceedings. He has significant experience working in the energy and resources sectors including coal price and power station arbitrations; royalty and project agreement disputes; shareholder oppression claims and related corporate disputes; and judicial reviews of government decisions relating to energy projects and related infrastructure.

He also regularly counsels clients with positional advice in commercial and/or potentially litigious circumstances.