McCabes elevates 18

05 July 2022 By Jerome Doraisamy

National law firm McCabes has promoted one to principal, one to special counsel, five to senior associate and 11 to associate.

The firm – which has offices in Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and two presences in Sydney – has named Kristine Gorgievski as its newest principal and Viv Braithwaite as a new special counsel.

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The new senior associates are Anna Baker, Luke Dominish, Audrey Egan, Monika Matesa, and Anuksha Thakur.

The new associates are Rihab Abdul-Rahman, Claudia Antoniazzi, Ricardo Basetti, Samantha Beattie, Chris Harold, Hayden Magrath, Talia Mason, David Mulligan, Cabe Paparone, Monique Papas, and Emily Truong.

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Speaking about the promotions round, McCabes managing principal Andrew Lacey (pictured) said that all of those elevated to more senior roles have displayed a strong commitment to performing at a high level, leading to favourable results for the firm.

“It is a pleasure to reward the hardworking individuals within our deep talent pool,” he said.

“Each of the promoted individuals represent the McCabes values and are dedicated and intelligent legal professionals.”

This news follows a number of BigLaw promotional rounds, including MinterEllison promoting 113 professionals, listed firm IPH elevating 31, Norton Rose Fulbright promoting 61, Clayton Utz elevating 59, Baker McKenzie promoting 28 (including senior professionals on parental leave), Herbert Smith Freehills naming 56 new senior associates, Allens promoting 79, KWM promoting 90, HopgoodGanim elevating 27, Thomson Geer elevating 31, twenty new appointments at Barry.Nilsson., a “record” number of promotions at global law firm Dentons, 46 new appointments with four partner appointments at Holding Redlich, the promotion of 46 at Hall & Wilcox, the elevation of 48 staff at Mills Oakley, the promotion of 21 at Piper Alderman and the addition of 13 new partners at King & Wood Mallesons.

McCabes elevates 18
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