7 June 2024

Cornwalls is delighted to announce the appointment of a new national chairperson, Glenn Hughes, of its Sydney office. Glenn is a highly experienced corporate lawyer. He succeeds John Hutchings of the Melbourne office, who has served as chair since Cornwalls’ inception as a national firm in April 2019.

Cornwalls CEO, Levent Shevki thanked John for his valuable service & congratulated Glenn on his appointment: “Glenn is an outstanding lawyer with a well-deserved reputation for integrity & intelligence. He is ideally placed to succeed John, a legendary practitioner with over 45 years’ service as a Cornwalls partner.”

Cornwalls is one of Australia’s oldest and most respected independent law firms. It has a rich history dating back to 1891. In 1903 it employed Flos Greig the first woman admitted to practise law in Australia.  It now employs over 100 lawyers in offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney and offers the full gamut of corporate law services.