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South Australian law firm, Mellor Olsson, are pleased to announce James McEwen has joined the firm as a Partner.

James has been working in NT and SA in both public and private practice for almost 20 years and was most recently a Partner with a mid-tier South Australian firm. He specialises in property, infrastructure and commercial law and works extensively with private, local government and agricultural clients.

Mellor Olsson Managing Partner, Greg Arthur, said, “We are pleased that following recent growth in the commercial and estate planning areas of the firm, the property team is continuing this growth. James’ work in the property sector, local government and agriculture match up with our core client bases and we’re delighted to have secured someone of his calibre and expertise.”

Reflecting on the opportunity to join Mellor Olsson, James said, “One of the key attractions for me is the chance to really help drive the strategy and direction of the firm. There is also scope to further grow the property and commercial practice, particularly in the local government space, where Mellor Olsson is already an established and well regarded firm.”

James takes the number of partners at Mellor Olsson to 14 and the number of lawyers to 23.

To find out more about James, you can view his profile here.