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.

06
Feb
2017

Rohan Purdy joins K&L Gates

Rohan Purdy , BComm ’96, LLB ’96, GDLP ’97

Rohan Purdy has been appointed as Special Counsel at the K&L Gates’ Sydney office in the corporate and transactional team. He previously worked for Astro Japan Property Group and has also worked for Babcock & Brown, the ASX and DibbsBarker.
13
Jan
2017

Anne MacGregor Joins Dechert LLP

Anne MacGregor, BA (Hons) '91, LLB (Hons) '91

Anne MacGregor has been appointed as National Partner of Dechert LLP in Brussels. She will focus her practice in the area of European antitrust and regulatory and trade matters. In 2016 she was named to Global Competition Review’s “100 Women in Antitrust".
10
Jan
2017

Guyomarc'h appointed to Clyde & Co

Ronan Guyomarc'h, GDLP ‘15

Ronan Guyomarc'h has been appointed as a Special Counsel for Clyde & Co in their Sydney office. He was most recently a Consultant at Gilchrist Connell.
12
Dec
2016

Ryan appointed to Australia-China Council

Dan Ryan, LLB '01, BAsianStudies (Chinese) '01

Dan Ryan has been appointed to the Australia-China Council board. He is Managing Director of Serica Legal & Advisory he has contributed to The Wall Street Journal, The Australian, The South China Morning Post and The Australian Financial Review.
07
Dec
2016

Zeccola appointed Partner of Griffin Legal

Carina Zeccola , BActs '12, LLB '12, GDLP '14

Carina Zeccola has been appointed as a Partner of Griffin Legal – its first partner appointment since the firm started in 2009. She has been at Griffin Legal for most of her legal career and has extensive experience in commercial and government matters.
05
Dec
2016

Isabelle Reinecke receives 2016 Churchill Fellowship

Isabelle Reinecke , LLB (Hons) '11, BSc (Psych) '12

Isabelle Reinecke has received a 2016 Churchill Fellowship to learn from international models that enable people to create systemic change through the courts. She will travel to Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Hungary, Canada and the USA.
30
Nov
2016

Vale George Witynski

George Witynski, BA (Hons) ’72, LLB (Hons) ‘74

George Witynski has sadly passed away in Canberra. He has been acknowledged as one of the finest government lawyers of his generation which included being commissioned by the Governor-General as a Commonwealth Senior Counsel.
18
Nov
2016

Danelle Howley to take up new role with Squire Patton Boggs

Danelle Howley, LLB (Hons) '03

Dannelle Howley has been appointed as a Partner with Squire Patton Boggs in Sydney. She is a real estate law specialist with a focus on complex, structured and large-scale transactions and was a former Corporate Partner at Allen & Overy.
18
Nov
2016

Disciscio joins Piper Alderman

Antony Disciscio, GDLP ‘13

Antony Disciscio has joined Piper Alderman Adelaide’s office in the national dispute resolution team. He has particular experience in insolvency, recoveries and restructuring and was formerly a Senior Associate with Lynch Meyer Lawyers.
10
Nov
2016

McGrath appointed as Judge

Joseph McGrath , LLB ‘90

Joseph McGrath has been appointed a Judge of the Western Australia Supreme Court. He was formerly the Director of Public Prosecutions for Western Australia and has over 20 years experience in litigation including as a Barrister at Francis Burt Chambers.

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