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KWM promotes 29

KWM promotes 29

King & Wood Mallesons has appointed three new special counsel and 26 new senior associates across the firm’s Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth centres.

Tim Bednall, chairman, Australia, said: “These appointments reflect the depth of talent we have across our centres, practice areas and sector teams.  Attracting and retaining talented lawyers is a key priority for ensuring the future success of our firm and we are delighted that these lawyers have been recognised for their outstanding work and commitment to delivering real value for clients.”

The new special counsels are:

Matthew Hislop, Banking & Finance, Brisbane

Michael Mathieson, Taxation, Sydney

Alison Pratt, Real Estate, Construction & Environment, Canberra

The new senior associates are:

Banking & Finance

Pola Collins, Melbourne

Alice Patterson, Melbourne

Edmund Chan, Perth

Sophie Colyer*, Sydney

Brian Dunleavy**, Sydney

Will Stawell, Sydney

Dispute Resolution

Luke Bona, Brisbane

Mikkeli Godfree, Melbourne

Rebecca Pereira, Melbourne

Myles Tehan, Melbourne

Katie Pope, Perth

Matthew Taylor, Perth

Liam Burgess, Sydney

Jonathan Burnett, Sydney

Christina Taylor, Sydney

Armen Varvachtian, Sydney

Mergers & Acquisitions

Horace Wu, Brisbane

Adrienne Trumbull, Melbourne

James Hodges, Perth

Patrick Atkinson*, Sydney

Tom Edwards, Sydney

Real Estate, Construction & Environment

Kate Wright, Brisbane

Rachel Brown, Brisbane

Emily Heffernan, Melbourne

Victoria Thackwray*, Melbourne

Jennie Baker, Sydney

All appointments are effective from yesterday (1 July 2012).

*Not admitted in Australia.  Admitted in England & Wales.

**Not admitted in Australia.  Admitted in Ireland.

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