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Aus firm announces New Year promotions

Aus firm announces New Year promotions


A firm with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Newcastle has announced it has made six promotions, effective 1 January 2017.

Meridian Lawyers has announced it has promoted Daniel Davison to principal, Nicole Cerisola to special counsel, and Tighan Tosen, Sarah Twinn, Tanya Sayers and Hannah Shiel to associate.

Mr Davison, Ms Twinn and Ms Sayers are based in the firm’s Brisbane office, while Ms Cerisola and Ms Shiel are based in the Sydney office. Mr Tosen is based in the Newcastle office.

Meridian Lawyers managing principal Paul Baker said he was delighted to announce the promotions.

“Since joining Meridian last year, Daniel has shown considerable drive, enthusiasm and commitment to the firm and our clients, recognised in his well-deserved promotion to principal in our Brisbane office,” he said.

“Nicole Cerisola is a rising star, working exclusively in the field of insurance law since being admitted to practice in 2006, with an emphasis on public liability and professional indemnity claims in the health sector. She has excelled in her work with several of our key clients, with a proven track record as part of the Sydney insurance team.

“I congratulate the firm’s four new associates, who have each demonstrated engagement in business development activities, legal acumen and future leadership attributes.”

Mr Baker said these promotions reflect the firm’s substantial growth across its operation areas.

“These promotions reflect Meridian’s continuing growth and, following our recent Melbourne insurance team appointments of David Randazzo as principal ... and Julee Ng as solicitor,” he said.

“The firm is looking forward to an exciting year in 2017.”

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