PPP expert joins Dentons

Law firm Dentons has appointed a new partner in its banking & finance team in Melbourne.

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Nicola Schofield has joined from Corrs Chambers Westgarth, where she had practised for six years, most recently as special counsel.

Schofield has over 14 years’ experience in property and development finance, PPP, residential and commercial development, project finance, and corporate finance on both the lender and borrower side. She has also practised in New Zealand and London.

Dentons Australia region chair and Australasia CEO, Doug Stipanicev, said Schofield’s arrival “bolsters our financial institutions practice in Melbourne and adds depth of experience to our market-leading national practice”.

He added: “Nicola’s cross-border experience will also be of immense value to our clients. It’s a pleasure to welcome her to Dentons.”