Macpherson Kelley elevates two to principal

New principals join 15 other lawyers in the firm’s biggest promotion round ever

Macpherson Kelley elevates two to principal

Macpherson Kelley has elevated 15 lawyers, including two appointed as principal, in its biggest promotion round ever.

The firm’s new principals are litigation and dispute resolution expert Louisa Dicker in Victoria and employment, safety, and migration expert John-Anthony Hodgens in Queensland.

Along with two new principals, Macpherson Kelley promoted James McLaughlin and Scott Fitzgibbon to special counsel; Barney Adams, Hannah Fraenkel, Talia Smith, and James Macdonald to senior associate; and Annabelle Uebergang, Cinzia Pietrolungo, Stella Gehrckens, Alex Doddridge, Nicola Skeggs, Candice Etherton, and Christine Huynh to associate.

Steve Parker, chief executive of Macpherson Kelley, said the promotions reflected the firm’s depth of talent and its commitment to delivering outstanding outcomes for clients.

“It’s a pleasure to be able to recognise the outstanding work being done by our lawyers, especially during these unusual times as we deal with the COVID-19 pandemic,” he said.

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