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Wotton + Kearney promotes 14

International law firm Wotton + Kearney has elevated 14 lawyers to more senior roles across Australia and New Zealand.

user iconJerome Doraisamy 30 December 2021 Big Law
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The firm has named one new partner, five new special counsel and eight new senior associates.

This promotions round – effective 1 January 2022 – follows the naming of the firm’s inaugural COO in September of this year, the promotion of 34 lawyers in June and promotion of 17 in January.


The firm has added Ken Grunder (pictured) to its partnership ranks in its Perth office.

Speaking about Mr Grunder’s promotion, Wotton + Kearney CEO David Kearney said: “I am delighted to welcome Ken as partner and to see the expertise in our Perth office continue to grow. I congratulate all of our lawyers on their promotions, which reflect and recognise their talents, contribution and continued commitment to our clients.

“The 37 senior promotions we’ve made this year reflect Wotton + Kearney’s people first culture and commitment to offer our clients deeper expertise.”

The firm’s newest special counsel are: Natasha Cannon, Matthew Elson, Naazihah Jamal, Chris Knight and Rachel White.

The firm’s new senior associates are: Chris Alevizos, Jessica Aoun, Emmeline Granger, Brendan Kennedy, Justin Khouri, Ryan Loney, Nadica Mirceska and Tushka Sridharan.