National law firm Moray & Agnew has appointed a new partner in its Melbourne office.
Jonathan Sumskas has been appointed to the Moray & Agnew partnership, effective immediately.
Mr Sumskas began his legal career at Moray & Agnew and has extensive experience assisting domestic building, professional indemnity and D&O insurers, advising on policy coverage as well as defending claims.
Throughout his career, Mr Sumskas has also acted for contractors, developers and other stakeholders in construction and property disputes and has a particular interest in complex construction claims.
Prior to returning to Moray & Agnew for his new partnership position, Mr Sumskas was a special counsel at Colin, Biggers & Paisley, according to his LinkedIn profile. Before this, he was a senior associate at Clyde & Co.
Moray & Agnew Melbourne managing partner Bill Papastergiadis OAM congratulated Mr Sumskas on his elevation to partner, noting his experience is of significant value to the firm.
“Jonathan’s skills and experience complement our already strong offering in our insurance and construction teams,” Mr Papastergiadis said.
“He shares Moray & Agnew’s client focussed ethos and expertise, and will be a great asset to our clients in this space. We are thrilled to welcome him back to the firm.”