Over a dozen ascend to partner at Ashurst Australia

The group is part of the global firm’s biggest partner promotions round to date

Over a dozen ascend to partner at Ashurst Australia

More than 12 lawyers in Australia have made partner as part of Ashurst’s biggest partner promotions cycle to date. 

The new Australian partners are as follows: 

  • Clare Doneley - digital economy transactions, Brisbane 

  • Rob Andersen – dispute resolution, Canberra 

  • Luke Carbon - dispute resolution, Sydney 

  • Edmond Park - dispute resolution, Sydney 

  • Maria Sun – IP/media, Sydney 

  • Robert Bradshaw – global loans, Sydney 

  • Guy Dwyer - planning, access and environment, Sydney 

  • Michael Voros - planning, access and environment, Perth 

  • Adam Skibsted - projects and energy transition, Sydney 

  • Matthew Taylor - projects and energy transition, Brisbane 

  • Marina Tinning - projects and energy transition, Perth 

  • Kellie Hairsine – real estate, Brisbane 

  • Linda Grace - Ashurst Advance Reach, Melbourne 

Avideep Agarwal (Melbourne), Elizabeth Hristoforidis (Sydney) and Kate Wilson (Perth) became partners in the Ashurst Risk Advisory division, while Jane Burton made partner as part of the Office of General Counsel in Brisbane. 

The promotions take effect on 1 May. In total, Ashurst elevated 30 to partner across its global offices. 

The firm noted that 43% of the newly promoted partners were women. 

“It is great to be celebrating this important career milestone of our new partners, of which they should be exceptionally proud. It is a point reached by merit, talent, and continued drive and commitment”, Ashurst CEO Paul Jenkins said. “The broad geographical and practice mix of our newly promoted partners, who cover every region in which we operate and nearly every practice group, reflects the depth of our bench and the strength of our global platform, and allow us to respond to the significant opportunities ahead, as we continue to steer our business forward and work towards achieving our 2027 strategy”. 

The firm’s other new partners are as follows: 

  • Sara Hamzawi – corporate transactions, London 

  • Neil Donovan - dispute resolution, London 

  • Tammam Kaissi - dispute resolution, Riyadh 

  • Sylvia Tee - dispute resolution, Hong Kong 

  • Sara Mardell – tax, London 

  • Katia Fettes – global loans, Luxembourg 

  • Oliver Cary – investment funds, London 

  • Simon Clarke – RSSG, London 

  • James Illingworth - projects and energy transition, London 

  • Natasha Kavanagh - projects and energy transition, Abu Dhabi 

  • Tristan Robinson - projects and energy transition, Los Angeles 

  • Charlie Reid – real estate, London 

  • Chris Whitehouse - real estate, London

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