Gilbert + Tobin has grown its litigation practice with the internal promotion of Crispian Lynch to the partnership
Competition law specialist Dave Poddar has joined Clifford Chance as a partner.
Minter Ellison has added competition and regulatory specialist Matthew Knox as a partner in the firm’s Perth office. Knox joins from Corrs Chambers Westgarth where he was also a partner.
McInnes Wilson Lawyers has appointed Trevor Gallienne as a principal in the firm’s planning and environment practice.
HWL Ebsworth has appointed Harry Cormack as a partner in the firm’s banking and financial group in Sydney.
Brisbane and Perth firm HopgoodGanim has promoted nine legal professionals within the firm, including two new partners.
Western Australian law firm, Jackson McDonald, has commenced 2013 with the appointment of a new partner and a special counsel. Both appointments are as a result of internal promotion.
Newly arrived global law firm K&L Gates has appointed its first lateral partner. Former HWL Ebsworth partner Andrea Beatty has joined the Sydney office of the firm formerly known as Middletons.
Colin Biggers & Paisley (CBP) continues its expansion with the appointment of five new partners.
Former DLA Piper partner Michele Kramer has been recruited by Piper Alderman.
Clayton Utz has announced the promotion of five staff to the partnership, commencing January 1, 2013.
HWL Ebsworth has promoted Stanley Drummond to the firm’s partnership. The firm has also promoted Sam Dwyer to the rank of special counsel
Former Corrs Chambers Westgarth partner Michael Harrison has officially joined Minter Ellison as a partner.
Thomsons Lawyers has appointed a new banking and finance partner who has joined the firm from Westpac Banking Corporation.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has strengthened its presence in Perth with the appointment of two new partners.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers has recruited former MacDonnells Law partner Yvette McLaughlin as a partner in Brisbane.
Mills Oakley Lawyers has recruited former Minter Ellison partner Greg Richards as a partner, taking the total number of partners at the firm to 40.
Lavan Legal managing partner Greg Gaunt is to take on a new role at the firm from February 1.
New Zealand firm Chapman Tripp has promoted a new partner and added two new senior associates through internal promotion and lateral recruitment.
West Australian law firm Allion Legal has recruited construction specialist Brendan Reilly as part of its move into construction and infrastructure law.