HWL Ebsworth has added a Melbourne partner.

Gillad Dalal, formerly a partner with Norton Rose Fulbright, is joining HWL Ebsworth’s banking and financial services team.

Dalal advises mainly on financings, including major projects and restructurings. His clients have included Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd., The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. Ltd., Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Bankwest, and Standard Chartered Bank.

A partner at the former Deacons since 2002, Dalal stayed with the firm through its merger with Norton Rose seven years later. Before Deacons, he spent 12 years at Baker & McKenzie, the last six as a partner.

HWL Ebsworth employs about 475 lawyers, including 162 partners, in six offices across Australia.

Email: tbrennan@alm.com.