An Australian law firm has added six to its partnership and promoted another 23 of its staff.
Thomson Geer has named the new partners as Venkatesh Ananthakrishnan (corporate), Persa Buchanan (construction), Arjunan Puveendran (gaming and leisure), Ben Thrift (dispute resolution), Lauren Rowan (dispute resolution) and Annabel West (corporate).
In addition to the six elevated to partner, the firm has also promoted eight of its staff to special counsel and 15 to senior associate. Further, Thomson Geer has appointed senior Westpac Bank executive John Ramage as a leader in the firm’s institutional high volume practice.
“Congratulations to all our new partners, special counsel and senior associates on their promotions,” said Thomson Geer chief executive partner Adrian Tembel.
“Those promoted to senior positions possess and embody the skills and qualities we pride ourselves on as a quality firm, focused on achieving the best outcomes for our clients.
“We are very pleased to have John Ramage joining us, whose institutional client insights and skills will help us ensure that our practice areas working in high volume matters are best positioned to deal with change in the sector.”