Lavan confirms new year appointments and promotions

By Emma Ryan|19 January 2020

Western Australia-headquartered law firm Lavan has appointed a new partner and promoted several others to special counsel, senior associate and associate roles.

The firm has revealed Natalie Kam has been brought on as partner in its family law team.

Ms Kam has advised on the full range of family law matters throughout her career, holding particular expertise in high-net-worth and complex property settlements, as well as financial agreements, international family law and parenting matters.

“Lavan’s family law team has grown to become one of Western Australia’s most respected family law practices. Natalie’s breadth of experience and commitment to achieving the best outcome for her clients will make her an invaluable asset to Lavan’s family law clients,” managing partner Dean Hely said on the appointment of Ms Kam.


Elsewhere this new year, Lavan has promoted Mona Gill and Jeffrey Malone to the role of special counsel, based in the corporate team and reconstruction, recovery and insolvency team, respectively.

Meanwhile, Dragana Blackwood and Ashiba Sultana have been promoted to senior associates in Lavan’s family law team and construction and infrastructure team, respectively.

Taking to the role of associate is Tegan Healey (reconstruction, recovery and insolvency), Claudie Hughes (property and leasing), Jemma Huntsman (reconstruction, recovery and insolvency), Alexandra Johns-Putra (property and leasing), Raj Logarajah (property and leasing), Amanda Meloni (corporate services), Jean-Marc Papineau (property and leasing) and Tristan Seymour (education and employment).

“These promotions and appointments are well deserved and reflect their hard work, commitment and attention to client needs,” Mr Hely concluded.

Lavan confirms new year appointments and promotions
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