HWL Ebsworth elevates 56 in latest promotions round

Eight made partner across the firm's Australia offices

HWL Ebsworth elevates 56 in latest promotions round

HWL Ebsworth has elevated 56 lawyers in its latest promotions, with eight making partner across the firm’s Australia offices.

Brisbane-based Katrina Brown works across all aspects of property law, with specialisation in commercial and residential acquisitions and disposals, due diligence, and all aspects of property development particularly residential land subdivisions and mortgagee/receiver sales. Her clients include public and private national property developers, financial institutions. global and national business advisory firms, small to medium developers, and owners of commercial, residential and industrial properties.

Fiona David works from Sydney as an expert in commercial property and transactions law, especially commercial and retail leasing, commercial property capital transactions, conveyancing and general property transactions. She has assisted ASX and foreign-listed corporations, property developers, landowners and national franchisors.

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Also based in Sydney, Matthew Graham is part of the construction and infrastructure group, specialising in litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He has guided clients in the construction, infrastructure and property industries.

Kevin Lock works from Melbourne. He has over 20 years of senior legal experience in the construction and infrastructure and energy and resources sectors, including stints as GC of an ASX-listed oil and gas company and as head of legal at infrastructure development companies. He has worked on local and global projects, including PPP/project financed projects, early contractor involvement, development agreements, managing contractor, EPC, D&C, construct-only, supply and install, O&M, project management, technical and consultancy services.

Sydney-based Guy Moloney heads up the litigation team In HWL Ebsworth's wills and estate planning practice. He focuses on complex estate litigation and estate planning matters, having tackled family provision cases, will rectification proceedings, statutory will proceedings, testamentary capacity proceedings, administration suits, and executor default suits in the Supreme Courts of NSW, Victoria, and the ACT. He also gleaned more than a decade of experience in insolvency, tax, and general commercial litigation.

Jessica Nicholls operates from Adelaide, specialising in workplace relations and safety law. She has advised on employment terms and conditions, termination of employment, industrial instrument compliance, performance management, enterprise bargaining, contractor arrangements, transactional due diligence, and safety matters.

Patrick Rodgers is part of the Commonwealth government practice, as is Alison Spivey. Rodgers operates from Sydney while Spivey works from Canberra.

HWL Ebsworth also welcomed 13 special counsel, 19 senior associates and 24 associates.

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