ONE PARTNER and three lawyers have joined Holding Redlich’s Brisbane office.
Paul Venus has joined the firm as the partner in charge of the commercial dispute resolution practice group. He is an accredited specialist in commercial and civil litigation with the Queensland Law Society, an accredited mediator and a graded arbitrator
Formerly a partner with Dibbs Abbott Stillman in Brisbane, Venus will also assist other practice groups with his expertise in trade practices, franchising, product liability, telecommunications and intellectual property law.
“One of [Venus’] roles is to grow the firm’s commercial dispute resolution business in Queensland,” managing partner Michael Byrom said. “He is a very pragmatic lawyer with 15 years’ experience. This role will suit him well.”
Kristina Giorgio has joined the firm’s property and projects practice as a lawyer specialising in construction law. Previously with Allens Arthur Robinson, Giorgio is experienced in major front end construction and development projects.
Another new arrival is Nicole Osborn, who has joined as a lawyer in the property and projects group from Eardley Motteram Lawyers. Osborn, who is experienced in leasing, business acquisitions and sales, share sale agreements and other commercial matters, will specialise in commercial property work.
Naomi Dalmau has joined as a graduate in the commercial dispute resolution practice, and will specialise in construction disputes. She was previously an associate to Judge Hugh Botting of the District Court of Queensland.