Melbourne lawyer makes partner in massive promotions round at Pinsent Masons

Nicole Whitby is one of 22 who were elevated across the firm's global offices

Melbourne lawyer makes partner in massive promotions round at Pinsent Masons
Nicole Whitby

Melbourne lawyer Nicole Whitby has been promoted to partner as part of a massive promotions round at Pinsent Masons.

Whitby is one of 22 lawyers who join the partnership across the firm’s global offices. She was previously a senior associate and works with the firm’s energy and infrastructure and construction advisory and disputes teams.

She has handled disputes on behalf of clients and assisted with the management of risks in projects within the infrastructure and energy sectors.

She has worked on transactions involving hospital, road, and rail public-private partnerships, as well as wind and solar farms, mineral processing facilities, and oil and gas projects.

The other partners promoted are as follows:

  • Neal Anderson - energy, infrastructure, real estate, construction advisory and disputes (UK)
  • Zoe Betts - energy, infrastructure, technology, science and industry, litigation, food safety (UK)
  • Frits Burg - financial services, corporate (Netherlands)
  • Yong Neng Chan - energy, infrastructure, construction advisory and disputes (Singapore)
  • Rhian Critchell - energy, corporate (UK)
  • Stephanie Dekker - employment and reward (Netherlands)
  • Kate Dodd - employment and reward (UK)
  • Christopher Evans - financial services, employment and reward (UK)
  • Lauro Fava - technology, science and industry, technology, media and telecommunications (UK)
  • Karen Gallagher - technology, science and industry, intellectual property (Ireland)
  • James Hillman - financial services, restructuring (UK)
  • Peter Jang - energy and infrastructure, projects (Singapore)
  • Rami Labib - universities and higher education, commercial (UK)
  • Mhairi Mival - financial services, technology, media and telecommunications (UK)
  • Dorian Rees - real estate, technology, science and industry, corporate (Ireland)
  • Emma Roberts - infrastructure, projects (South Africa)
  • Rebecca Rowley - real estate, property (UK)
  • Hinesh Shah - energy, financial services and infrastructure, forensic and accounting services (UK)
  • Naomi Stafford - energy, infrastructure and real estate, construction advisory and disputes (UK)
  • David Trethowan - energy, projects (UK)
  • Graham Wallace - energy, property (UK)

The new partners step into their roles on 1 May.

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