Sparke Helmore Lawyers has appointed Carlie Holt and Luke Holland as partners in the firm's workplace group.
Holt, who has been with Sparkes for almost 10 years and is based in Sydney, advises and represents large government bodies and companies on various coronial and work health and safety matters. Holland - before joining Sparkes five years ago in his hometown, Adelaide - worked in the United Kingdom in a corporate in-house role, as well as for the British Crown. He has also worked for the Attorney-General of South Australia and now specialises in OHS and employment law
The two promotions come at a time when clients are focussing on the implications of national harmonisation of workplace health and safety laws, said Sparkes national managing partner Jesse Webb.
The firm's workplace health and safety group now has 34 lawyers, including eight partners.