Barry.Nilsson. to promote 25

By Emma Ryan|27 June 2018
promotion, lawyers

National law firm, Barry.Nilsson., will elevate 25 of its staff to senior positions as of 1 July.

The firm will promote 12 to special counsel, seven to senior associate and six to associate.


The 12 soon-to-be special counsel have been named as Allison Caputo (family, Brisbane), Dan McCormack (insurance and health, Brisbane), Helen Li (insurance and health, Sydney), Jen Kusiak (insurance and health, Melbourne), Jordan Farr (insurance and health, Brisbane), Kirstie Colls (family, Brisbane), Marie Dore (family, Brisbane), Megan Daniel (insurance and health, Brisbane), Sam Pillay (insurance and health, Brisbane), Steph Cook (insurance and health, Brisbane), Stewart Boland (insurance and health, Brisbane), and Will Stidston (family, Melbourne).

The seven soon-to-be senior associates are Amy Lucas (insurance and health, Brisbane), Emma Harman (insurance and health, Brisbane), Emma Pilkington (insurance and health, Sydney), Lauren Rickersey (and health, Sydney), Liz Anderson (family, Brisbane), Liz Mathews (family, Melbourne), and Melissa Carius (insurance and health, Brisbane).


Meanwhile, the six soon-to-be associates have been named as Chris Evans (insurance and health, Adelaide), Erica Lawson (insurance and health, Melbourne), Hannah Hughes (insurance and health, Hobart), Lucie Cooper-Hackman (insurance and health, Sydney), Mariella Kapetina (insurance and health, Sydney), and Mitchell Hauser (insurance and health, Brisbane).

Barry.Nilsson. managing director Don Leembruggen said the intake was the highest ever announced by the firm and reflected the hard work and commitment from each solicitor across the firm’s national insurance and health and family law teams.

“These individuals have continually demonstrated excellence in client service, technical and personal skills, teamwork and initiative and together strengthen my view that Barry.Nilsson. has a very bright future ahead,” he said.

“We appreciate their significant contributions to the firm and are delighted to be able to recognise and reward their efforts in this way.”

Barry.Nilsson. to promote 25
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