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Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers announces David Ford joining Firm as Partner

Published on July 24, 2019 by Howard HarrisonHoward Harrison

25 July 2019

Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers today announced David Ford’s appointment as Partner at the Firm effective Monday 29th July 2019.

Until joining Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers Mr Ford held the role of Partner at Emil Ford Lawyers in Sydney.

“Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers is very pleased to be announcing that David Ford is joining the Firm and bringing with him an enviable record and reputation in Education and Business Law”, said Managing Partner, Howard Harrison.

“Attracting and retaining lawyers with a high calibre of expertise has been central to our success as a Firm and today’s announcement reflects that same approach that has underpinned our 120 years of continuous operation.

“David brings with him extensive experience in education law acting for many independent schools and educational institutions.   He also has broad experience in the not-for-profit sector and will be a significant addition to our already strong not-for-profit team.

“His experience in business law is well known including advising on business contracts, employment law, governance and corporate structures, taxation and intellectual property.

“On behalf of the Firm I’d like to extend a warm welcome to David and I look forward to his contribution.

“His appointment will further broaden the experience and skill on offer to business and not-for-profit clients at Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers and I am personally very pleased he is joining the Firm”, said Mr Harrison.

David Ford BA LLM (Hons)

Fellow of The Taxation Institute

Member of the Law Society of New South Wales

Member of the Charity Law Association of Australian and New Zealand

Member of the Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association and a former President of its NSW Chapter

Member of the English, American and South African Education Law Associations

Member of the Editorial Board of the CCH School Principals Legal Guide

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