Allens announces record senior appointments in Australia

The firm welcomed 23 managing associates to its four Australian offices

Allens announces record senior appointments in Australia

Allens has announced a record number of appointments across its four Australian offices, including 23 new managing associates.

Allens has now 53 managing associates, “demonstrating its commitment to fostering talent and creating pathways to partnership.” Eleven of the new managing associates are based in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Perth, while the remaining 12 operate from Sydney.

Taking effect 1 July, the appointments span all the firm’s practice groups.

The new managing associates are as follows:

Brisbane

  • Joseph O'Shea − disputes and investigations

Melbourne

  • Joshua Anderson − disputes and investigations
  • Carly Donovan − disputes and investigations
  • Anfeng He − tax
  • Joshua Hoare − corporate
  • Kate Kelleher − projects and development
  • Greg Lawson − corporate
  • Corin Morcom − disputes and investigations
  • Robert Munro − intellectual property and preferential trade agreement
  • Andrew Wilcock − disputes and investigations

Perth

  • Fiona Potter − projects and development

Sydney

  • Tommy Chen − intellectual property and preferential trade agreement
  • William Coote − corporate
  • Victoria Eastwood − disputes and investigations
  • Jamie Guthrie − banking and finance
  • Shirleen Kirk − disputes and investigations
  • Tanvi Mehta Krensel − corporate
  • James Nguyen − corporate
  • Bree Rowswell − corporate
  • Rebecca Sheehy − corporate
  • Molly Snaith − competition, consumer and regulatory
  • Tom Tian − tax
  • Liz Tippins − banking and finance

The firm also welcomed 52 senior associates:

Brisbane

  • Eleanor Angel − disputes and investigations
  • Belinda Hennessy − disputes and investigations
  • Kate McCracken − disputes and investigations
  • Maggie Shelton − projects and development
  • Gemma Sweeney − corporate
  • Alec Teevan − disputes and investigations

Melbourne

  • Chris Bailey − corporate
  • Andrew Bisset − disputes and investigations
  • Zoe Chapman − disputes and investigations
  • Emma Della Posta − disputes and investigations
  • Gemma Freeman − corporate
  • Kanana Fujimori − projects and development
  • Jessica Jane − competition, consumer and regulatory
  • Daniel Ludington − disputes and investigations
  • Andrew McNeill − disputes and investigations
  • Erin Molony − competition, consumer and regulatory
  • Kelsey Montgomery − corporate
  • Elise Rutherfurd − projects and development
  • Bianca Sacco − disputes and investigations
  • Matthew Shnookal − disputes and investigations
  • Ida Widnersson − intellectual property and preferential trade agreement

Perth

  • Alex Antoniazzi − disputes and investigations
  • Alastair Henderson − banking and finance
  • Tania Joppich − banking and finance
  • Emma Morris − corporate
  • Zach O'Connor − projects and development
  • Stephanie Paolino − disputes and investigations
  • Jay Tampi − disputes and investigations
  • Alexandra Tie − projects and development

Sydney

  • Jj Aldahr − banking and finance
  • Lachlan Boucaut − disputes and investigations
  • Sarah Bradbury − disputes and investigations
  • Holly Cao − competition, consumer and regulatory
  • Roy Chowdhury − competition, consumer and regulatory
  • Kendy Ding − competition, consumer and regulatory
  • Sam Forsyth − banking and finance
  • Catherine Gamble − corporate
  • Lauren Holz − corporate
  • Sassica Hoolahan − corporate
  • Amina Karcic − corporate
  • Georgie Leahy − corporate
  • Flavia Michael − banking and finance
  • Sally Page − banking and finance
  • David Seeto − intellectual property and preferential trade agreement
  • Alex Selig − corporate
  • Florence Tan − corporate
  • Katherine Tsatsaklas − corporate
  • Zoe Walker − disputes and investigations
  • Edison Wang − competition, consumer and regulatory
  • Jon Wenham − tax
  • Hugo Wilesmith − disputes and investigations
  • Dennis Xin − disputes and investigations

Managing partner Richard Spurio lauded the newly promoted lawyers as playing “a key role in helping clients to navigate the increasingly complex business environment” as the firm celebrates its bicentennial.

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