After merging with the Melbourne-based insurance boutique Monahan + Rowell on June 1 and acquiring six new partners in the process, Colin Biggers & Paisley (CBP) has now promoted five of its lawyers.
Andrew Murray was promoted from senior associate to special counsel in the construction & engineering group in Sydney.
Damian Clancy and Kate Devenish were promoted to senior associates in the insurance group in Melbourne.
Jennifer Irwin was promoted to senior associate in the construction & engineering group in
Sydney, and Bianca Slabacu was promoted to the same level in the insurance group in Sydney.
The promotions took effect yesterday (1 July).
The merger with Monahan + Rowell saw CBP gain new partners Patrick Monahan; Mark Attard; Mary Edquist; Vanessa Kemp; Andrew Probert and Mark White.
CBP also acquired two new partners as lateral hires - Cathryn Prowse in Melbourne and Adrian Howie in Sydney.
Since then the firm has added a senior associate in the commercial dispute resolution group, Bernadette Carey, who does general contractual and commercial work and is a specialist in trusts and estates litigation.
Before coming to work for CBP, Carey was in the Cayman Islands from 2008 to 2011, at a firm called Conyers Dill & Pearman.