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.

25
May
2018

Dickson receives 2018 R.G. Menzies Scholarship

Simon Dickson, BA '14, LLB (Hons) '14

Simon Dickson has been awarded a prestigious R.G. Menzies Scholarship to Harvard. He will undertake a Masters in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government where he plans to explore the relationship between media, politics and public policy.
18
May
2018

Claire Carton announced Law Firm Leader of the Year

Claire Carton, BA ’99, LLB ‘00

Claire Carton, Managing Partner at Griffin Legal, has been recognised as Law Firm Leader of the Year (<200 Employees) in the 2018 Australasian Law Awards. Her expertise is in commercial law including corporate governance, property law, and contracts.
17
May
2018

Janey Draper moves to Sky News Australia

Janey Draper, BEc '98, LLB (Hons) '00

Sport/Media/Entertainment specialist Janey Draper has returned to Australia after 12 years overseas. Now Head of Legal at Sky News, she was Vice President of Legal at FOX Networks Group Asia in Singapore & Chef de Service Juridique for Eurosport in Paris.
16
May
2018

Stapleton delivers Clarendon Law Lectures in Oxford

Jane Stapleton, LLB(Hons)'81

In early May Jane Stapleton, currently Master of Christ's College Cambridge, delivered the prestigious Clarendon Law Lectures in the University of Oxford. The lectures are available on the Oxford Law Faculty website.
15
May
2018

Battison moves to Norton Rose Fulbright

Andrew Battison, BComm ’02, LLB (Hons) ’02, GDLP ‘02

Andrew Battison has joined Norton Rose Fulbright’s international arbitration practice group in its Sydney office. He was previously a Partner in Allen & Overy’s Singapore office.
11
May
2018

Bonyhady co-curates exhibition at NGA

Professor Tim Bonyhady AM , BA ’80, LLB (Hons) ‘81

Professor Tim Bonyhady AM has co-curated the exhibition ‘The National Picture: the art of Tasmania’s Black War’ now showing at the National Gallery of Australia until 29 July 2018.
02
May
2018

Macpherson moves to White & Case LLP

Hamish Macpherson, BA ’92, LLB (Hons) ’94, GDLP ’95

Hamish Macpherson will join White & Case LLP as Partner in the Global Commercial Litigation Practice in the Sydney office. He specialises in the energy, resources, infrastructure and construction sectors.
23
Apr
2018

The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler visits Harvard Law

The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC, BEc '80, LLB (Hons) '82, HonLLD '15

The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC returned to Harvard Law School where he completed a Master of Laws in 1987 to meet with staff, students and speak on “Alternative Facts in the Courts”.
06
Apr
2018

Harris featured on 'The Lawyers Weekly' show

Jennifer Harris , BA ’94, LLB ’96

Jennifer Harris, Special Counsel at Clayton Utz, is featured on 'The Lawyers Weekly' show discussing the importance of mentoring relationships, both in the personal and professional realms.
24
Mar
2018

Essex and Partington move to Hall & Wilcox

Kelsey Essex and Alexandra Partington, GDLP '17

Kelsey Essex and Alexandra Partington have moved to Hall & Wilcox as part of the commercial dispute resolution practice based in Melbourne. This was part of a move by partner Kathryn Howard and two of their colleagues from Holding Redlich.

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