FOUR NEW solicitors have joined the ranks at McInnes Wilson Lawyers, following their admissions to the Supreme Court of Queensland in mid-December. They are Rachel Debenham, Phil Lawlor, Jacqui Buckley, and Daniel Lavercombe.
Debenham joined the firm in January 2006 following her graduation from the Queensland University of Technology. Leading up to her promotion, she was a trainee solicitor in the plaintiff litigation team under the supervision of partner Chris McManus.
Buckley, also a member of the plaintiff litigation team, joined the firm in November 2005 as a trainee solicitor, following a position as research assistant to Richard Lynch, barrister-at-law. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology.
Previously a trainee solicitor in the insurance litigation team, Lavercombe has been under the supervision of practice chairman, Paul Tully, since joining the firm in January 2006. He also holds a bachelor of laws from the Queensland University of Technology.
Lawlor joined the firm in April 2004 as a plaintiff litigation law clerk for two years before moving to partner John Hamilton’s team, focusing on commercial, government and energy law. He holds a bachelor of laws, and is currently finishing a bachelor of arts in international relations and Spanish, from the Queensland University of Technology.