National firm makes record 41 promotions

By Naomi Neilson|01 July 2020
Holding Redlich

On the back of its third consecutive year of double-digit revenue growth, one national firm made a record 41 promotions.

In a record number for the firm, Holding Redlich has promoted four partners, eight new special counsel, 13 senior associates and 16 to associate.

National managing partner Ian Robertson AO said the depth of talent within the firm is reflected in the number of promotions this year.

“We have terrific and talented lawyers at every level of our firm and it’s very satisfying to watch them take the next step in their careers with us,” Mr Robertson said.


“Holding Redlich has just recorded our third consecutive year of double-digit revenue growth. Every one of our promoted lawyers has made a significant contribution to this result and I look forward to them being part of our future success and development.”

Mr Robertson added that it was pleasing to have such a strong promotions round this year, despite the challenges of the global coronavirus pandemic.  

“Everyone in our firm has worked very hard to focus on our strategy of playing to our strengths and delivering the highest standard of legal services to our clients,” he said.

The firm’s new partners are: Scott Schlink (construction, infrastructure, and projects in Melbourne), Evan Willis (WHS, Melbourne), Sarah Bryden (dispute resolutions & litigation, Brisbane) and Edmund Burke (dispute resolution & litigation, Brisbane).

The new special counsel are: Emily Booth (corporate & commercial, Melbourne), Alana Giles (dispute resolution & litigation, Melbourne), Ben McKinley (WHS, Melbourne), Elly Ashley (property, Sydney), William Kontaxis (corporate & commercial, Sydney), Duncan Myers (dispute resolution & litigation, Sydney), Vanessa Scrivener (property, Sydney) and Amelia Prokuda (property, Brisbane).


The senior associates from Melbourne are: Hannah Dunai (WHS), Linda Hanley (personal injury), Nick Hornstein (corporate and commercial), Trisha Lingard (dispute resolution & litigation), Nikolas Pefanis (WHS), Deidre Petrakis (personal injury), Mitchell Waters (dispute resolution & litigation).

And senior associates from Sydney are: Melissa de Jongh (dispute resolution & litigation), Julia Gitonga (construction), Clara Klemski-Edwards (property), Philip Minas (property), Emily Tebbatt (property) and Linda Lau (corporate & commercial).

The new associates based in Melbourne are: Grace Bowran-Burge (personal injury), Mollie Coffey (dispute resolution & litigation), Rachel Foo (property), Constantine Mimigiannis (construction), Daniel O’Connor (dispute resolution & litigation), Ashleigh Warren (WHS).

The associates in Sydney are: Meshal Althobaiti (dispute resolution & litigation), Rebecca Niumeitolu (dispute resolution & litigation) and Mina Rassam (dispute resolution & litigation).

And finally, the new associates from Brisbane are: Daniel Clarkin (corporate), John Connolly (dispute resolution & litigation), Sasha De Muelenaere (dispute resolution & litigation), Chelsea Harper (construction), Paul Thompson (dispute resolution & litigation), Andrea Wilson (construction) and Natalie Wissa (dispute resolution & litigation).

National firm makes record 41 promotions
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