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Maddocks promotes 47

Maddocks has unveiled its 2023 promotions, including three to the partnership, in what the firm said reflected another strong year of growth.

user iconLauren Croft 08 June 2023 Big Law
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Forty-seven employees across the firm will step into their new positions on 1 July, including the addition of three new partners to bolster the Maddocks corporate and commercial practice team.

This news follows recent promotions rounds at fellow BigLaw firms, including three partners promoted at Thomson Geer, the elevation of 18 at Johnson Winter Slattery, 35 promotions at Lander & Rogers, and seven to partner at Moray & Agnew late last month, as well as three new partners at Corrs Chambers Westgarth, also in late May.

The new partners, all based in Sydney, are Ooma Khurana, Greg Palumbo and Rosamond Sayer.


Maddocks also promoted seven special counsel, 13 senior associates, 18 associates and six legal services staff across the country.

Maddocks chief executive David Newman said that these promotions reflect the firm’s growing client base across capital markets, technology and commercial markets.

“It has been another strong year of growth at Maddocks. We were appointed to a string of high-profile matters and achieved a record number of awards in recognition for excellence in our legal expertise and client service,” he said.

“Our promotions demonstrate the firm’s ongoing transformation, both internally and across the legal sector, backed up by our dedication to making a difference to our clients. With their needs at the forefront, we will continue to invest in and grow our business.”

In addition to the partner promotions, Laura Van Klaveren, Catherine Marino, Dale McQualter, Mitchell Sharman, Bernardo Wood, Jack Evans and Stephen Rohl have been elevated to special counsel.

Benjamin Duff, Krissy Macintosh, Vujan Krunic, Kieran Bowling, Cynthia Mercuri, Max Curtis, Eloise Daff, Amber Davis, Odhran Lusby, Leo Kohn, Lucy Austin, Louisa Beale and Mark Williamson have been promoted to senior associate.

Further, Avi Kohli, Oliver Wahlstrom, Nikki Hagler, Declan Peacock, Tommy Delatycki, Ella Clements, Georgia de Castella, Lorcan Cullen, Isabella Stephens, Hannah Ekers, Tara Dhanushkoti, Christopher Burns, Audrey Weston, Alice Robertson, Rebecca Power, Dhruv Saggar, Chloe Tutt and Fumiko Baughan have been appointed to associate.

And in the shared services arm of the firm, Carey Humble has been promoted to BCM lead designer; Rose Bundrock has been promoted to people and culture senior manager, talent; Rebecca Norris and Junette Enriquez have both been elevated to paralegal; Zac Smooker has been appointed to assistant reporting analyst, finance; and Annie Lee has been promoted to BCM digital marketing and communications manager.

Maddocks chairman Mark Henry added: “The Maddocks board has been focused this year on modernising our business through new innovation and technology, ensuring we are moving with our clients’ priorities and expectations.

“Excellence in client service is particularly essential during these uncertain times, and our reputation as a great place to do great work has contributed to our success and growth during the last year. Congratulations to our people on their deserved promotions.”

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