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Hunt & Hunt names new partner, associate

National law firm Hunt & Hunt has promoted a lawyer to partner in Sydney and elevated another to associate in Melbourne.

user iconJerome Doraisamy 10 July 2024 Big Law
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Hunt & Hunt has appointed Joey Tass, who practises in the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution and employment law teams, to the partnership.

Speaking about the appointment, firm managing partner Sarah Cappello said: “We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Joey Tass from senior associate to partner at our respected law firm. Joey’s unwavering dedication, exceptional legal acumen, and commitment to putting clients and team first have made him an indispensable asset to our firm.

“His promotion is a testament to his hard work and leadership, and we look forward to his continued success in this new role. Congratulations, Joey, on this well-deserved achievement.”


Tass said: “My elevation to partner marks a significant milestone in my career, and I am thankful of the support I have been provided, as well as the trust and confidence that the firm has placed in me.

“I am excited to continue contributing to the growth, development, and success of the firm.”

Elsewhere, the firm has promoted Tayla Wescott – who recently entered a period of parental leave – to associate in its property law team.

She is, Hunt & Hunt Melbourne managing principal Tony Raunic said, a “valuable member of our firm and a rising star in property law”.

“Her promotion to associate is a well-deserved recognition of her achievements and potential. We are delighted to have her on board and look forward to supporting her career development at Hunt & Hunt,” he said.

The firm’s property team leader, Steve Aitchison, said: “In her time with us, Tayla has demonstrated all the attributes of a quality lawyer, including management of timelines and turnaround, identifying legal risks while appreciating practical realities and seeking solutions.”

“Tayla is a very hard worker and a ‘safe pair of hands’. I congratulate Tayla on her promotion to associate, which is well-deserved recognition of her professional abilities and dedication, and look forward to seeing her career at Hunt & Hunt continue to progress.”

Westcott said: “I am honoured and grateful to be promoted to associate at Hunt & Hunt.

“I have enjoyed working with the property team and learning from the experienced and supportive colleagues at the firm. I have also appreciated the opportunity to work on diverse and challenging matters across different practice areas, which has broadened my skills and knowledge.

“I am passionate about property law and providing practical and effective solutions for our clients. I look forward to continuing to grow and contribute to the success of Hunt & Hunt.”

Hunt & Hunt has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, North Ryde, Griffith, Brisbane, Perth, and Darwin.