Sparke Helmore promotes 27

12 July 2021 By Lauren Croft

 A national law firm has announced 27 promotions across multiple Australian offices.

Sparke Helmore Lawyers have announced the elevation of 27 staff across the country, including eight new special counsel and 19 promotions to senior associate.


The firm said in a statement that several of the firm’s practice groups have a reason to celebrate, with the spread of promotions representing excellence across teams and locations across Australia.

The promotions follow the appointment of new construction partner John Kehoe to Sparke’s corporate and commercial team, who joined from HWL Ebsworth earlier this year.


Jon Tyne, Alice Bain, Gary Khoo, Laura Hinwood, Tom Hillyard, Kellie Latta, Nam Nguyen and Sharon Molenaar have been promoted to special counsel positions.  

The firm’s new senior associates are Alex Kuczerawy, Chanel Bou-Francis, Frank Farsaci, Jaimee Zeidan, Lachlan Westhoff, Peter Hughes, Samantha Burris, Sebastian Huynh, Vanessa Naidu, Wen Wen Qiu, Inshani Ward, Natalia Milutinovic, Samuel Cummings, Alexandra Woodland, Angel Fernandes, Laura Beattie, Pietro Nacion, Ariel Curtis and Jessica Phillips. 

The news follows Allens promoting 50 new senior associates and making 24 other senior promotions, Clayton Utz promoting 77 legal, IT and forensic professionals,  Thomson Geer elevating 29, Mills Oakley promoting 44, KPMG appointing 17 new partners in its legal teams, Hicksons promoting six to higher positions, national firm Colin Biggers & Paisley moving 10 to senior roles, global firm Baker McKenzie elevating 23, listed firm IPH promoting 35, Meridian Lawyers promoting 12, Corrs Chambers Westgarth adding six partners from MinterEllison, Norton Rose Fulbright elevating 27, MinterEllison promoting 82 to more senior roles, Herbert Smith Freehills promoting 55, Maddocks promoting 47, Wotton + Kearney elevating 34 lawyers as part of their biggest senior promotions round in history, national firm Holding Redlich elevating 45 lawyers across the country, KWM promoting 63 staff, McCullough Robertson elevating 16 to new positions, Moray & Agnew promoting 25 to new roles, Hall & Wilcox promoting 36 to senior roles, Dentons promoting 14 to new positions, and King & Wood Mallesons adding 10 to the partnership ranks.

Sparke Helmore promotes 27
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