Class notes

We encourage our alumni to share news of their successes and to keep us updated by submitting your own class notes. Here are some of the updates our alumni have recently shared with us or have been in the media.

02
Aug
2021

Promotion to Principal

Hannah Griffiths, LLM '14

Hannah has been promoted to Principal at Gilchrist Connell and heads up GC's fast-growing restructuring & insolvency practice and also leads the firm’s recovery practice. She was elected to the ARITA NSW-ACT Division Committee for 2021/2022.
16
Nov
2020

Nguyen named overall winner of 2020 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australian Awards

Lyma Nguyen, LLM '11

Lyma Nguyen has been named as the overall winner of the 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australian Awards for 2020. The award recognises her ongoing contribution as an International Civil Party Counsel at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia.
10
Nov
2020

ANU Law alumni named finalists in 2020 Lawyer's Weekly Women in Law Awards

Various alumni,

14 alumni including Tamsin Paige, Sage Leslie, Elizabeth Carroll, Annie Hagar, Kathryn Haigh, Melany Toombs, Fiona Sinclair, Elizabeth Blanch, Kathy Neilson, and Ingrid Bremers (Paterson) were named finalists in their respective categories.
23
Oct
2020

Carroll appointed President of ACT Law Society

Elizabeth Carroll, BA (Hons) '96, LLB (Hons) '99, GDLP '99

Elizabeth Carroll was appointed President of the ACT Law Society on 24 September 2020. She is Chief Legal Counsel at IP Australia. She brings a decade of experience leading the legal teams of three Commonwealth agencies and ten years' in private practice.
31
Aug
2020

May appointed as Legal Director for Chamberlains

Jon May, GDLP '08

Jon May is joining the Chamberlains board with extensive experience in the multinational and boutique law firm spaces and will head the estate litigation and compensation team in Canberra as a director.
20
Aug
2020

Yu named Sole Practicioner of the year at 2020 Lawyer's Weekly awards

Zile Yu, GDLP '15

Alumnus Zile Yu has been awarded the Sole Practicioner of the year at 2020 Lawyer's Weekly awards. Yu is the founder of Quantum Law Group, a dynamic law firm which offers 'not just legal services but legal solutions'.
14
Aug
2020

Donald named as Partner at Sparke Helmore

Mia Donald, BAsianStudies(Korean) '06, LLB '08, GDLP '09

Sparke Helmore has welcomed ANU alumna Mia Donald as one of four additions to its national partnership. Donald is now a partner at the firm’s Sydney office as part of the government practice group.
04
Aug
2020

Braver promoted to Senior Associate at CIE Legal

Farrell Braver, GDLP '15

CIE Legal has promoted Farrel Braver to the role of Senior Associate. Braver began his legal career at CIE Legal as a paralegal, focusing on advising automotive companies on their commercial contracts, consumer law issues and consumer disputes.
31
Jul
2020

Zhan appointed as Partner at Moulis Legal

Charles Zhan, JD '11, GDLP '11

Moulis Legal has appointed Charles Zhan as Partner and as well as heading up the firm’s China business desk. He has has dual qualifications to practice in both Australia and China law and specialises in trade defence and cross-border transactions.
16
Jun
2020

Lawrence elevated to Partner at King & Wood Mallesons

Emma Lawrence, BA '02, LLB '03

KWM has elevated alumna Emma Lawrence to Partner (dispute resolution, Canberra) as part of its 2020 round of promotions.

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