McGrathNicol appoints five new Partners

22 June 2023

McGrathNicol is proud to announce the admission of five new Partners. McGrathNicol Chairman Jason Preston said: “From cyber threats and new compliance regulations, to working capital management and restructuring solutions, our clients are operating in the most complex business environment we’ve seen in decades. The appointment of five specialist Partners reflects these conditions and the growing demand nationally for our expert advice to help clients navigate these challenges.

We are proud to welcome Tony, Imran, Nathan, Brendan and Damien to our Partner ranks and look forward to the positive contribution they will make for our teams, our clients and the broader community under their leadership.”

Nathan BairdDeals

Nathan is a corporate advisory expert, with more than 15 years of experience specialising in lead advisory, financial due diligence and related services for mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and capital raisings.

Tony BarnesCyber

Tony is a cybersecurity expert with over 25 years of experience advising organisations on large-scale cyber strategy, including technology business strategy, cybersecurity and risk advisory.

Imran PashaGovernment Advisory

Imran has over 16 years of experience working with government departments and agencies, advising on internal audit services, IT reviews, performance reviews, financial analysis, compliance matters, and establishing second line defence functions.

Damien PasfieldRestructuring

Damien specialises in restructuring, insolvency and business improvement strategies. With 20 years of experience, he has assisted companies and their stakeholders to overcome challenges and maximise financial outcomes.

Brendan PayneForensic Technology & Cyber

Brendan is a forensic technology and cyber specialist with more than 16 years of experience specialising in digital forensics, cyber incident response, cyber risk and governance, eDiscovery and technology-led investigations.