Boutiques focus on women in senior promotions

A Victoria-based firm appoints its first female partner, while another promotes four to senior positions

Boutiques focus on women in senior promotions
Two boutique law firms have focused on women lawyers for their latest senior appointments.

Victoria-based Quinert Rodda & Associates has promoted its first female partner, Sophie Inwood. The firm, which specialises in corporate and commercial matters, has tasked Inwood with leading its litigation department.

Inwood is a member of Victorian Women Lawyers, the National Association of Women in Construction (Australia) and the Law Institute of Victoria. She is currently a director of Empower Women Leaders.  


Sophie Inwood


Meanwhile, KHQ Lawyers has appointed four women to senior positions in the firm. Kate Landells of the corporate and commercial group was made special counsel. Bonnie Phillips of the family and relationship law team, Kate Davey of the litigation and dispute resolution team, and Brittany Browne of the corporate and commercial team were promoted to senior associates.

Reaching the level of senior associate is a significant career milestone, according to David Kelly, KHQ Lawyers managing director. He said the firm looks forward to further career growth for Phillips, Davey, and Browne.

Kate Landells

Bonnie Phillips

Kate Davey

Brittany Browne



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