Goodbye job applications, hello dream career
Seize control of your career and design the future you deserve with LW career

Shine Lawyers promotes 35

BigLaw plaintiff firm Shine Lawyers has started 2024 with a promotion round across six jurisdictions, elevating 13 to associate, 11 to senior associate, and 11 to special counsel.

user iconJerome Doraisamy 12 January 2024 Big Law
expand image

Shine Lawyers has elevated 35 lawyers to more senior roles, with the promotions being made in six of the jurisdictions across Australia and New Zealand that the firm operates in, including the ACT, NSW, New Zealand, Queensland, Victoria, and Western Australia.

Speaking about the promotions round, Shine chief legal officer Lisa Flynn said: “Our professional appointment program promotes experienced lawyers who demonstrate advanced legal technical competency to associate, senior associate and special counsel.”

“These appointments highlight the exceptional talent and expertise we have in our business and signifies a significant milestone in each appointee’s legal career,” she proclaimed.


“It acknowledges their passion for the law, dedication to upholding our values and focus on delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients and our business consistently.”

The firm’s new associates are Isobel Hall, Albert Qiu, Andrew Awwad, Melissa Gouveia, Amelia Feachnie, Kaylah Amiga, Kayla Nolan, Marija Cvitanovic, Seané Shalev, Adele White, Emily Robinson, Jessica Steele, and Jordan Bradfield.

Its new senior associates are Alix Shanahan, Jackson Gilbert, Michael Lau, Michael Plibersek, Cassie Green, Daniil Volodin, Tenelle May, Tiffany Halliday, Chris Browne, Melissa Letizia, and Sophie Hegarty.

The new special counsel at Shine are Atanaan Ilango, Sarah Hunt, Hamish Davies, Tiffany Sauni, Cecelia Simpson, Frances Bertram, Jenny Han, Glen Northway, Sarah Baker, Mary Browne, and Victoria Branson.

Last year, the firm added three new practice leaders: two in March and one in September.

In November, the firm settled the E&P and Dixon Advisory class action (which alleged unsuitable advice from financial advisers and failures to address conflicts of interest) for $16 million, and in October, it launched proceedings against KFC regarding an alleged lack of rest breaks for workers.

You need to be a member to post comments. Become a member for free today!