Lander & Rogers has appointed Gillian Coleman, Connie Kokkinis and Robert Mercer as senior associates, plus Catherine Whitehead from Freehills will join the firm as human resources director.
Coleman, a qualified mediator, joined the firm's family and relationship law group in Melbourne having worked in the corporate financial services sector, as well as operating a boutique family law practice in Queensland.
A former Herbert Geer lawyer, Kokkinis joins the firm's Melbourne work cover team having practiced in the workers' compensation field for nine years advising employers, agents and WorkSafe on many aspects of accident compensation litigation.
Coming from McCullough Robertson and having practiced in insurance law and dispute resolution since 2001, Mercer joined the firm's Sydney office in its insurance law and litigation group.
Whitehead was formerly the national people and development manager at Freehills but joins Lander & Rogers as human resources director.