Australian firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has added a partner in Brisbane.

David Beckett joins from Corrs Chambers Westgarth, where he advised lenders and private equity firms on debt financing transactions, especially for mining and resources projects.

Beckett joined Corrs as a partner in 2007 from Allen & Overy, where he was a senior associate. He started his career at former Freehills in 2000 and worked there for five years.

Johnson Winter & Slattery’s Brisbane office now has 12 lawyers, including seven partners. Nationwide, the firm has 137 lawyers in five offices in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.