MinterEllison becomes Australia's largest partnership

The firm now has more than 250 partners

MinterEllison becomes Australia's largest partnership

MinterEllison now has the greatest number of partners of any independent Australian law firm.

The firm has appointed 18 new partners, boosting its partnership to more than 250. The partner promotions come after the firm’s 50-strong senior promotions round.

The latest promotion round is evenly split between men and women. Seven of the new partners are based in Sydney, six in Melbourne, four in Brisbane, and one in Canberra.

The average age of the newly promoted partners is 38. Four of the new partners will work under flexible-working arrangements.

Bruce Cowley, MinterEllison chairman, said that the promotion of a large group of talented lawyers show the calibre of talent the firm has. The promotions also show the firm’s commitment to building capabilities, he said.

The firm’s new partners are:

CAPITAL MARKETS AND CORPORATE

Brisbane

  • Joel Reid

Melbourne

  • Geoff Earl

Sydney

  • Siobhan Doherty
  • Nick Kipriotis
  • Ker Wei Tiam

CONSULTING SOLUTIONS

Human resources and industrial relations

Brisbane

  • Deanna McMaster

Sydney

  • Kate Plowman

INFRASTRUCTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND PROPERTY

Canberra

  • Edward Campbell

Melbourne

  • Jeanette Barbaro

Sydney

  • Andrew Hales
  • Rachel McNaught

RISK, REGULATORY, INSURANCE AND CONTROVERSY

Commercial and regulatory

Melbourne

  • Noelia Boscana
  • Miranda Noble

Dispute resolution

Brisbane

  • Kathryn Finlayson
  • Michael Vickery

Melbourne

  • Ben Dodgshun
  • Jonathan Kelp

Sydney

  • Amy Southwell

MinterEllison surpasses HWL Ebsworth, which according to the latest AFR partnership survey, has 245 partners. HWL Ebsworth itself got a boost in January, with a majority of Tresscox lawyers and staff joining the firm.

 

Related stories:
50 ascend in top firm’s latest senior promotions round
Here are Asia-Pacific's strongest law firm brands

 

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