“The move significantly bolsters KHQ’s financial services footprint,” the firm says
KHQ Lawyers has lured a 4-man financial services team from HWL Ebsworth.
The team is composed of principal solicitor Natalie Cambrell, special counsel Andrew Taylor and Damian Tarulli and senior associate Sanela Osmanovic. Together, they have advised a number of major superannuation funds in Australia.
“The move significantly bolsters KHQ’s financial services footprint,” KHQ said.
Cambrell in particular has received recognition as a top superannuation lawyer. She has advised on all aspects of superannuation law over a career spanning more than two decades, counting trustees, fund administrators, employers and financial services entities among her clients.
She has knowledge of licensing and disclosure matters, as well as issues associated with managed investment schemes and general investments. In addition, she is an expert in AML and privacy law.
“We are delighted to be with KHQ. The firm’s size and culture is a great fit for our team, and the breadth of its practice areas supports a truly full-service offering for our financial services clients. Very much a win/win situation,” Cambrell said.
The team will be operating from the firm’s Melbourne office.
KHQ managing director David Kelly said that securing the team has contributed to the firm’s strategic growth plan.
“Our focus is not necessarily on getting bigger, but instead to grow in a smart, sustainable way that ensures we continue to meet more of our clients’ needs,” he said. “KHQ has an excellent reputation for the provision of high-quality legal services, delivered quickly and cost-effectively. We are also known for our commercial approach and the ease of working with us. Natalie and her team certainly are an excellent fit in terms of the firm generally, and more broadly regarding our ongoing strategic development.”
“That we have continued to seamlessly service our clients, attract new work and pursue our growth objectives in this time is demonstrative of KHQ’s standing in the legal services market,” KHQ said. “We couldn’t be happier with the firm’s performance this year, in what are obviously incredibly difficult and totally unforeseen circumstances.”