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TressCox Lawyers International Business Partner, Philip Mitchell awarded Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation

Media Release 07 October 2016

Sydney, (October 2016) – We are honoured to announce that TressCox International Business Partner, Philip Mitchell is among those being recognised with the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Award of Commendation. The Foreign Minister’s Commendation is to honour individuals and groups for their prominent contribution in promoting friendship and goodwill between Japan and foreign countries.

Philip leads the Firm’s International Business Team at TressCox with over 30 years’ experience as an adviser to overseas enterprises doing business in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. He has been President of the Australia Japan Society of NSW (AJSNSW) since 2009 and was in September 2016 elected as President of the National Federation of Australia Japan Societies.  AJSNSW promotes friendship and mutual understanding between Japan and Australia, including organising functions and events, many hosted by TressCox Lawyers, as well as supporting Australian education in Japanese language and culture.

TressCox Executive Chairman, Scott Chapman comments “It is very fitting for Philip’s dedication to the relationship between Japan and Australia to be acknowledged. He is an asset not only to the Australia-Japan relationship but to all our international clients.”

For further information please contact:

Sarah Hargrove
Director of Business & Practice Development and People
P. 61 2 9228 9233
F. 61 2 9228 9299

TressCox Lawyers is a highly successful, specialised law firm focused on providing professional legal services to the public and private sectors. In Australia, TressCox has a very strong presence, currently operating from offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra. The firm has established itself as a leader in the Australian market in the areas of corporate and commercial law, litigation and dispute resolution, insurance, health, government, media and entertainment, building and construction, energy and resources, infrastructure and intellectual property.

Media Release 07 October 2016
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