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.

09
Jun
2017

McWilliam appointed Associate Judge

Verity McWilliam , BA (Hons) '01, LLB '01

Verity McWilliam has been appointed an Associate Judge of the ACT Supreme Court. She has practiced at the NSW Bar since 2006 and previously worked as an associate to two Federal Court judges, at the NSW Crown Solicitor's Office, PwC Legal and DLA Piper.
05
Jun
2017

O’Rourke new Australian Ambassador to Ukraine

Melissa O'Rourke , MIntLaw '03

Melissa O'Rourke has been announced as Australia’s next Ambassador to Ukraine. She has previously held positions in DFAT including Director, UN and Commonwealth Section and was most recently Deputy Head of Mission at the Australian Embassy, Moscow.
05
Jun
2017

Pringle announced as Partner at Kemp Strang

Kevin Pringle, BEc '92, LLB (Hons) '94

Kemp Strang has welcomed Kevin Pringle to its Sydney office. He joins the firm from Dentons, where he was a partner for more than seven years. He has extensive experience in insolvency, banking and commercial litigation.
03
Jun
2017

McKay receives C.A.S Hawker Scholarship

Daniel McKay, BA (Hons) '16, LLB (Hons) '16

Daniel McKay has received a prestigious C.A.S Hawker Scholarship, valued at up to $50,000. He will use the scholarship to start a Master of Philosophy degree in the UK later this year. His honours research was awarded the Mick Williams Prize.
16
May
2017

Rosamond Bing Annouced CEO for Ministy of Lands

Rosamond Bing, LLB '99, GDLP '99, LLM '05

Rosamond Bing has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Tongan Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources. She has been a member of the Tongan Bar since 2001 and has extensive knowledge in administrative law and land law.
12
May
2017

Owen-Jones Appointed Australian Ambassador to Morocco

Berenice Owen-Jones, BEc ’84, GradDipIntLaw ’87

Berenice Owen-Jones has been appointed as Australia’s first resident Ambassador to Morocco. She is a career officer with DFAT and has held a range of positions including Director of Studies at the Diplomatic Academy and at the Australian Embassy in Paris.
09
May
2017

Vale Jayson Hinder

Jayson Hinder, BA ’01, LLB ’01

Former colleagues, friends and family have paid tribute to former ACT parliamentarian and Canberra lawyer, Jayson Hinder. He was remembered for his love of cars, motorbikes and sport and for his service to the Canberra legal sector and wider community.
03
May
2017

Tierney moves to Keypoint Law

Mark Tierney, BEc '95, LLB '95, GDLP '96

Mark Tierney has been appointed a Consulting Principal at NewLaw firm, Kepoint Law. He specialises in insolvency and commercial litigation and will be based in the firm’s Sydney office.
01
May
2017

Morris Promoted to Partner

James Morris, GDLP ‘03

James Morris has been promoted to Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright. He is a banking and finance lawyer based in the Sydney office. In 2016 he won “Special Counsel of the Year” at Lawyers Weekly’s Australian Law Awards.
01
May
2017

Scott moves to Gilbert + Tobin

Julia Scott, GDLP ‘15

Julia Scott has been appointed a Solicitor in Gilbert + Tobin’s Perth office. Julia previously worked as a Graduate and Corporate Lawyer for Bis Industries. She is also a member of the Australia Indonesia Business Council.

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