RAJ Lawyers has appointed Colin Brown as a solicitor in its commercial litigation division. Brown has recently returned from the UK where he worked with Beachcroft Wansbroughs.
Melbourne-based Goldman Partners’ newest recruit is commercial litigation lawyer, Alina Humphreys.
She joins principal Bruce Goldman, senior associate David Goldman, and lawyers Matthew McCarthy and Cleona Feuerring. The firm specialises in corporate advisory and commercial litigation. Bruce Goldman established the practice late last year after leaving the partnership at Deacons, where he was the firm’s senior commercial litigation partner.
Queensland-based law firm McInnes Wilson has promoted two of its employees. John Lane-Mullins and Olwen McClintock were admitted as a solicitors in March. Lane-Mullins has worked in insurance law and litigation since he joined McInnes Wilson as an articled clerk in March 2002. McClintock commenced work with the firm as an articled clerk in February 2002. She is a solicitor in the property (special projects) team.
Dibbs Barker Gosling has appointed two new senior associates. Ross Rydge specialises in banking, recovery, insolvency and commercial litigation and has practised in these areas for more than eight years. Michael Sciglitano has joined the firm’s insurance team. He has almost nine years post admission experience and specialises in motor accident litigation. Since 1996 he has acted for a number of licensed insurers including Allianz, NRMA, FAI and CIC.
Michael Linehan, formerly a senior associate with Clayton Utz, has been appointed as a partner with Holding Redlich. Linehan will lead the corporate advisory practice group of the Melbourne office of Holding Redlich. The firm said Linehan’s broad experience in significant M&A matters, and commercial transactions generally, would greatly enhance the existing corporate law expertise of the firm.