Rising Stars 2020

The long-awaited 2020 Rising Stars’ list has been compiled to honour the commitment and hard work of our legal industry’s upcoming talent.

Rising Stars 2020

The long-awaited 2020 Rising Stars’ list has been compiled to honour the commitment and hard work of our legal industry’s upcoming talent.

These young professionals have made incredible strides in using their being commercial and digital savvy to win and retain clients and negotiate high-risk, high-value deals for their firms. They have also contributed to the wider community through many avenues including pro bono work.

This is an unmatched list of the very best early-career professionals the industry has to offer. So, check out who this year’s Rising Stars are and what they’ve been doing to stand out from the crowd.

Adam May, Newcrest Mining Ltd

Adam May, Newcrest Mining Ltd

Adam Papadakis, Boehringer Ingelheim

Adam Papadakis, Boehringer Ingelheim

Adelaide Hayes, Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers

Adelaide Hayes, Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers

Amy Zhang, Harmers Workplace Lawyers

Amy Zhang, Harmers Workplace Lawyers

Ben Malone, Massons

Ben Malone, Massons

Ben Tuckett, LawRight

Ben Tuckett, LawRight

Benoir Bayssari, Madison Marcus Law Firm

Benoir Bayssari, Madison Marcus Law Firm

Bianca Marcocci, Herbert Smith Freehills

Bianca Marcocci, Herbert Smith Freehills

Caitlin McConnel, Clayton Utz

Caitlin McConnel, Clayton Utz

Cameron Loughlin, Uber

Cameron Loughlin, Uber

Cianan Hehir, MinterEllison

Cianan Hehir, MinterEllison

Danielle Eliatamby, Herbert Smith Freehills

Danielle Eliatamby, Herbert Smith Freehills

David Frew, Wotton+Kearney

David Frew, Wotton+Kearney

Dean Balassis, Lander & Rogers

Dean Balassis, Lander & Rogers

Eliza Collopy, Jones Day

Eliza Collopy, Jones Day

Ella Wisniewski, Herbert Smith Freehills

Ella Wisniewski, Herbert Smith Freehills

Emily McCarthy, LOD

Emily McCarthy, LOD

Felix Charlesworth, K&L Gates

Felix Charlesworth, K&L Gates

Hannah Catherine Morris, Mills Oakley

Hannah Catherine Morris, Mills Oakley

Harry Zhang, HFW

Harry Zhang, HFW

Hilary Starr, Herbert Smith Freehills

Hilary Starr, Herbert Smith Freehills

Holly Gretton, King & Wood Mallesons

Holly Gretton, King & Wood Mallesons

Jack Heithersay, Ashurst

Jack Heithersay, Ashurst

Joshua Butler, Lander & Rogers

Joshua Butler, Lander & Rogers

JW Lee, Clayton Utz

JW Lee, Clayton Utz

Karen Kehoe, Schindler Lifts Australia Pty Ltd

Karen Kehoe, Schindler Lifts Australia Pty Ltd

Karen Yuan, K&L Gates

Karen Yuan, K&L Gates

Katherine Evans, Sparke Helmore Lawyers

Katherine Evans, Sparke Helmore Lawyers

Linda Lau, Holding Redlich

Linda Lau, Holding Redlich

Lisa Houston, Baker McKenzie

Lisa Houston, Baker McKenzie

Lucy Adams, Johnson Winter & Slattery

Lucy Adams, Johnson Winter & Slattery

Luke Ogden, Office of the DPP

Luke Ogden, Office of the DPP

Madeleine Hunt, LegalVision

Madeleine Hunt, LegalVision

Mark Chahine, Clayton Utz

Mark Chahine, Clayton Utz

Matthew Watt, Gadens

Matthew Watt, Gadens

Michael Napoli, Supercars

Michael Napoli, Supercars

Mona Sukkar, Hive Legal

Mona Sukkar, Hive Legal

Myra Beal, Herbert Smith Freehills

Myra Beal, Herbert Smith Freehills

Natasha Simonds, MinterEllison

Natasha Simonds, MinterEllison

Nick Phillips, Coca-Cola Amatil

Nick Phillips, Coca-Cola Amatil

Nicole Mumford, The Royal Automobile Club of WA (Inc)

Nicole Mumford, The Royal Automobile Club of WA (Inc)

Phuong Anna Nguyen, Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office

Phuong Anna Nguyen, Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office

Rebecca Prior, Herbert Smith Freehills

Rebecca Prior, Herbert Smith Freehills

Rory Alexander, Ashurst

Rory Alexander, Ashurst

Sarah Johnson, National Australia Bank

Sarah Johnson, National Australia Bank

Sarah Roughead, Baker McKenzie

Sarah Roughead, Baker McKenzie

Sarah Wilson, DLA Piper Australia

Sarah Wilson, DLA Piper Australia

Scott Colvin, Mills Oakley

Scott Colvin, Mills Oakley

Simon Merritt, Lander & Rogers

Simon Merritt, Lander & Rogers

Stipe Vuleta, Chamberlains Law Firm

Stipe Vuleta, Chamberlains Law Firm

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