27 November 2017

KWM partner to head up KPMG's Australian law practice

The push to oust lawyer-free conciliation continues in Australia

KPMG has wooed law firm King & Wood Malleson's (KWM) banking and finance partner Stuart Fuller to take the helm at its Australian law practice.

Mr Fuller is a coup for KPMG as he has held senior positions at KWM for more than 10 years including managing partner Australia, chief executive Hong Kong and global managing partner. He will take over the role afrom Head of KPMG Law from David Morris who will run KPMG Law's M&A practice. 

Opportunity

KPMG Australia CEO Gary Wingrove said: ‘As a fast growing, multi-disciplinary professional services firm, there is tremendous opportunity to support existing client work with complementary legal services...Stuart's appointment reflects the ambition of our plans to expand our legal advisory business. He will also drive the delivery of new and innovative legal solutions through our increased investment in legal technology.’