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The Hon Catherine King MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government has issued a press release communicating the changes to the Chair and Board of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Board. Michelle Taylor, Partner, has been announced as one of the new board members. 

This is an honour for Michelle and a testament to her standing in national and international maritime and transport law. The media release says:

"As the current President of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand and serving on the Australian Maritime and Transport Arbitration Commission executive, her extensive experience with shipping issues has been recognised internationally.'

"Ms Taylor’s appointment will provide the board with valuable experience in maritime law, including comprehensive knowledge of casualty and pollution matters."

You can read the full media release here.

About Sparke Helmore

We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.

We cover six key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Property Environment & Finance, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.

Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 850 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.

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