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Squire Patton Boggs adds 2 partners in Perth

International law firm Squire Patton Boggs has revealed a number of global promotions, including two partners to its Perth office.

user iconLauren Croft 03 March 2022 Big Law
Squire Patton Boggs adds 2 partners in Perth
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Twenty-six Squire Patton Boggs staff across the world have been promoted to partner, and seven have been promoted to principal.

Rebecca Heath has been promoted to litigation partner in Australia, and Melissa Koo has been appointed to real estate partner in Australia, both of whom are in the Squire Patton Boggs Perth office.

According to the firm, 65 per cent of those promoted are diverse in terms of their gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation.


Across the firm’s UK offices, Joe Abbott, Emma Ball, Kate-Emma Bailey, Matthew Canipa, Hannah Crosland, Chris Harper, Victoria Murphy, Bradley Silver and Nicola Smith have been appointed to partner.

Additionally, Asuka Fujita and David Yaegashi have been made partners in the firm’s Tokyo office, and Eric Hu has been promoted to principal in the Hong Kong office.

Peter Alfano, Alexander Arensberg, Kristin Bryan, Marisa Darden, Kyle Fath, Beth Goldstein, Corrine Irish, Ludmilla Kasulke, Will Kishman, Alison LaBruyere, Victoria Murphy, Brandon Roman, Evan Toebbe and Rebecca Worthington have been appointed to partner across the firm’s US offices. In addition, the following individuals have been made principals: Anthony Core, Callie Fuselier, Jan Kubicz, David Norris, Amanda Price and Gregory Saetrum.

Chair and global chief executive Mark Ruehlmann thanked the lawyers for their work within the firm and congratulated them on their new positions.

“On behalf of the firm, I would like to congratulate each of these individuals on achieving this well-deserved career milestone,” he said.  

“They each bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in their respective areas of practice and will continue our tradition of providing the highest quality service to our global clients.”