Lander & Rogers makes largest-ever senior promotions round

The firm has promoted 29 senior lawyers, including nine partners

Lander & Rogers makes largest-ever senior promotions round

Lander & Rogers’ senior ranks have just gotten significantly bigger.

The firm has made its largest-ever senior promotions round, elevating 26 lawyers including nine new partners.

The new partners come from five different practice areas and have a broad range of specialties. The firm has also appointed five new special counsel and 12 new senior associates.

The promotions come into effect on 1 July.

Andrew Willder, the firm’s chief executive partner, said that 2018 has been an incredibly exciting year. The firm won the Best Law Firm (revenue $50m - $200m) at The Financial Review’s Client Choice Awards 2018 in March. The firm also became the largest team of accredited family law specialists in any one firm nationally the same month.

“As of 1 July, we will have our largest intake of senior promotions in the firm's history. These achievements are a true reflection of Lander & Rogers' strength in our highly competitive and continually changing legal market,” Willder said. “We are committed to not standing still, to continuing to build a thriving and vibrant business, and to creating the best outcomes for our people and our clients.”

The senior appointments continue to build on Lander & Rogers’ offering in core sectors of focus, namely financial services, insurance, government, real estate, and retail, and supply chain, he said. The appointments also reflect the continued growth of the firm’s commercial and family law practices nationally, he said.

“These future leaders will also play an integral role in cultivating our rich innovation agenda, which builds on our existing client-centric culture,” Willder said.

He said that promotions are an integral part of the ongoing growth of the firm and its investment in people.

“Many of our senior appointments started their legal careers at Lander & Rogers, and I have seen them grow into outstanding lawyers. These promotions reflect our priority to empower our people to become outstanding specialists, and I am very proud that we are able to promote people of such exceptional talent,” he said.

The firm’s newly promoted lawyers are:



Stephanie Doyle – Family and relationship law

Kaitlyn Gulle – Workplace relations and safety

Rachel Hill – Real estate and projects

Peter Kritikides – Real estate and projects

Eleanor Lau – Family and relationship law

Amelia Lynch – Corporate

Sally Moten – Workplace relations and safety

Rob Muir – Insurance law and litigation

Will Spargo – Workplace relations and safety



Alex Bannister – Commercial disputes

Elizabeth Brookes – Insurance law and litigation

Justine Edwards – Real estate and projects

Nicola Gardner – Insurance law and litigation

Timothy Gough – Family and relationship law



Emily Bowly – Workplace relations and safety

Paul Breidenbach – Insurance law and litigation

Edwina Fenwick – Insurance law and litigation

Kate Greenwood – Family and relationship law

Catherine Hillis – Family and relationship law

Natale Ilardo – Commercial disputes

Tessa Kelman            – Family and relationship law

Simon Merritt – Corporate

Vince Ripepi – Insurance law and litigation

Kepler Ryan – Family and relationship law

Luke Scandrett – Workplace relations and safety

Caroline Walker – Commercial disputes

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