Hall & Wilcox boosts national commercial dispute team

Hall & Wilcox has appointed experienced litigation and insolvency specialist Mark Petrucco as a partner in its Sydney office.

Mark joins the firm from his own practice. Mark brings with him Megan Scott, Senior Associate. Mark and Megan will sit in the firm’s national Commercial Dispute Resolution and Insolvency teams.

Mark practises in commercial litigation, corporate restructuring and insolvency, intellectual property and financial services and securities enforcement. He acts for clients in the financial services sector, insolvency practitioners and digital media.

Mark’s legal career commenced with Freehills and included stints at Mallesons and Rockwell Olivier before starting his own practice. Megan was previously at Freshfields in London and Freehills in Sydney.

Hall & Wilcox Managing Partner, Tony Macvean, says Mark and the team add further depth to the firm’s already strong commercial dispute resolution and insolvency practice. “Mark has an outstanding track record in commercial litigation and insolvency and will be a major asset to the firm. He particularly adds strength to our commercial litigation and insolvency offering in the Sydney market, complementing leading partners including Graydon Dowd, Noel Batrouney and Wayne Kelcey.”

Mark commented: “We are very excited to be joining Hall & Wilcox, a highly respected and well established law firm. The firm’s focus on legal excellence, client needs and community values are impressive and it is a privilege to be part of the team. We are inspired by and subscribe to the firm’s vision to be Australia’s leading independent business law firm.”

Hall & Wilcox continues to grow its Sydney and national presence, providing an integrated full service offering to national and global clients across various sectors and service lines.


Emma Woolley

Partner & Head of Family Office Advisory

Karl Rozenbergs

Partner & Co-Lead, Health & Community

Ben Hamilton

Partner & Technology and Digital Economy Co-Lead

James Deady

Partner & Technology and Digital Economy Co-Lead

Eugene Chen

Partner & Head of China Practice

Oliver Jankowsky

Partner & Head of International Practice

John Bassilios

Partner & Fintech and Blockchain Lead

Matthew Curll

Partner & Insurance National Practice Leader

Melanie Smith

Director – Business Development, Marketing and Communications

Natalie Bannister

Partner & Commercial National Practice Leader

Nathan Kennedy

Partner, Head of Pro Bono & Community and ESG Co-Lead

William Moore

Partner & Head of Private Clients Advisory

Mark Dessi

Partner & Energy Leader

James Bull

Special Counsel & Frank Lab Co-Lead

Melanie James

People & Culture Manager

Jacqui Barrett

Partner & Head of US Desk

Lauren Parrant

Senior People & Culture Advisor

Melinda Woledge

Marketing & Communications Manager

Jasmine Koh

Senior Associate & Frank Lab Co-Lead

Alison Choy Flannigan

Partner & Co-Lead, Health & Community

Jordon Lee


Geoff Benson


Meg Lee

Partner & ESG Co-Lead

John Gray

Partner, Technology & Digital Economy Co-Lead and NSW Government Co-Lead

Harvey Duckett


Luke Denham


Billie Kerkez

Manager – Smarter Recovery Solutions

Jemima Whiteman


Bradley White


Sarah Khan


Audrey Leahy

Special Counsel & Head of Irish Desk

Nicole Tumiati

Partner & Retail & Consumer Goods Leader

Marie Mitilineos


Gloria Tam


Peter Jones

Senior Commercial Counsel

Eden Winokur

Partner & Head of Cyber

Jennifer Degotardi

Partner & NSW Government Co-Lead

Sheldon Fu


Claire Bourke


Chloe Taylor


Silvana Brcina


Daphne Schilizzi


Andrew Banks


Isabella Urso


Jessica Liu


Amelia Spratt


Lisa Ziegert

Director – Client Solutions

Luke Raams


Emma McDonald


Carl Ayers


Maddison Reznik

Senior Associate & Trade Marks Attorney

Rebecca Dodd


Gretel Burns


Ruby Hunt

Pro Bono & Community Co-ordinator

Rachel Bonic


Samantha Frost


Emma Bechaz


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