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Piper Alderman promotes 4, including 1 to partner

National law firm Piper Alderman has promoted one to partner, two to senior associate and one to associate, effective 1 January 2023.

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Kate Sambrook (pictured), of the firm’s dispute resolution and litigation practice, is the newest partner at Piper Alderman.

She joined the firm in May of last year as a senior associate, and she specialises in major commercial, corporate and insolvency litigation with a specific focus on class actions and other funded litigation.

Speaking about the promotion, Piper Alderman managing partner Tony Britten-Jones said: “We are pleased to announce Kate’s promotion to partnership in our leading class action practice.


“Kate’s appointment reflects her skill, experience and expertise in the complex disputes space. Since joining the firm, Kate has developed innovative solutions to support our clients’ evolving needs in line with the firm’s entrepreneurial mindset.

“The promotion also speaks to Piper Alderman’s ongoing investment in the professional development of its lawyers and the firm’s recognition of accomplishments and leadership qualities ensuring delivery of the best service to our clients.”

Elsewhere, the firm has also elevated Tim Masters (financial services and fintech) and Jordana Yencken-Nissenbaum (dispute resolution and litigation) to senior associate and Madison Smith (dispute resolution and litigation) to associate.

The promotions follow a number of recent partner promotions at the firm, reported by Lawyers Weekly here, here and here.

Mr Britten-Jones remarked: “As a firm, we provide career development and training opportunities, balanced with a high performance, supportive and collaborative working environment and culture.

“We continue to attract, train and retain high-quality people across the firm and work hard to create an environment where individuals can flourish. It’s all about the people.”