BHP Billiton turns to Herbert Smith litigator for new legal chief
BHP Billiton has appointed Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) litigator Geoff Healy as its new head of legal. Healy, who is currently based in the firm's Sydney office will start his new role at the Anglo-Australian mining firm on 3 June, based in BHP's main headquarters in Melbourne. Healy joined HSF in 1990 and was made partner in 1997. He was a client relationship partner for BHP Billiton and in 2006 represented the company in a Royal Commission inquiry into whether the company had breached Australian laws in its dealings with Iraq.
BHP Billiton has appointed Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) litigator Geoff Healy as its new head of legal.
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