INTERNAL APPOINTMENTS have been made at Sparke Helmore, with four new partners, three special counsel and seven senior associates being promoted.
New to the partnership is Malcolm Cameron, from the insurance, directors and officers division in Sydney. Joining Cameron as a partner in Sydney is Joanne Palamara from the compensation team and Rohan White in administrative disputes. In the Brisbane office, the liability and latent diseases team has a new partner in Alison Ryder.
Other Sparke Helmore lawyers to rise within the firm are new special counsels Alan Girle (workplace relations, Brisbane); Greg Nyman (corporate and business services, Newcastle); and Kerri Thomas (liability, medical malpractice, Sydney).
“Our new appointments will help capitalise on [our] growth and confirm our confidence in the future,” national managing partner John Davis said.
The firm has also appointed a number of senior associates: Aimee Hyde (property development and finance, Newcastle); Lauren Johnson (liability, Melbourne); Nathan Kennedy and Larissa Mepstead (CTP and major claims, Sydney); Belinda Michalk (liability, professional indemnity, Sydney); Colin Sloan (corporate and business services, Newcastle); and Rachel Watts (construction, projects and infrastructure, Sydney).