Hunt & Hunt Lawyers recently transferred partner Virginia Waterhouse from Hobart to its Brisbane office. Waterhouse, who will be part of the commercial work group, has experience in the energy and resources, construction and telecommunications industries.
Middletons has added a workplace relations team, headed by new partner Damian Sloan and senior lawyer Kristine Thomas, to its Sydney office. The appointments are an expansion of Middletons’ existing Sydney-based workplace relations team. Sloan, an accredited specialist in employment and industrial law, is a former workplace relations partner and head of practice at both Ebsworth & Ebsworth and Holding Redlich. Thomas was with Mallesons Stephen Jaques for four years and also spent a short time at Ebsworth& Ebsworth.
Minter EllisonRudd Watts partner, Graham Mouat, has relocated to Minter Ellison’s Brisbane office. A banking and finance specialist, Mouat has worked with both offshore financial institutions and New Zealand companies and financial institutions. A former corporate counsel for Standard Chartered Bank (project finance division) and Barclays Bank (leasing division) in South Africa, Mouat also worked for a major law firm in Hong Kong before moving to New Zealand in 1989.
Gadens Lawyers has strengthened its workplace relations practice with the appointment of Mark Sant as a partner at its Sydney office. Sant is a former partner of Clayton Utz where he spent more than three years in the national workplace relations group.