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.

27
Apr
2019

Finch moves to Jones Day

Shannon Finch, BA (Hons) '92, LLB (Hons) '94

Shannon Finch has been appointed a Partner in the Jones Day Sydney office as part of the M&A practice. She is a former partner at King & Wood Mallesons, spending almost 25 years with the firm including five years as partner-in-charge of the Sydney office.
10
Apr
2019

Piscioneri appointed to CBP

Lauren Piscioneri, GDLP ’14

Lauren Piscioneri has joined Colin Biggers & Paisley as a Senior Associate in the Melbourne office. She previously worked for Lander & Rogers and is a specialist in employment practices liability and occupational health and safety.
09
Apr
2019

Lawton appointed to the ACT Magistrates Court

James Lawton, BA ’95, LLB ’98, GDLP ’98

James Lawton has been appointed a Magistrate in the ACT Magistrates Court. He has previously worked for the ACT Legal Aid Office Criminal Law Section, as a Senior Advocate at the ACT Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and as a Barrister.
26
Mar
2019

Carton named as Finalist

Claire Carton, BA '99, LLB '00

Claire Carton has been announced as a Finalist in the category Law Firm Leader of the Year (<200 Lawyers) in the 2019 Australasian Law Awards. She is the Managing Partner of Griffin Legal in Canberra.
26
Mar
2019

Six alumni recognised as Finalist in Young Lawyer Award

Various Alumni,

Six alumni have been announced as Finalists in the Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year category in the 2019 Australasian Law Awards. This includes Alex Solo, Flora Ma, Hannah Catherine Morris, Julia Taylor, Sunny Jong and Tomoyuki Hachigo.
15
Mar
2019

Lu appointed to WA State Administrative Tribunal

Dr Andrew Lu OAM FAAL, SJD '11

Dr Andrew Lu has been appointed the newest sessional member of the WA State Administrative Tribunal. He is the first Asian Australian lawyer appointed to the tribunal. He is currently also a Partner with HBA Legal.
12
Mar
2019

Flint joins Geocon

Mark Flint, BA (Hons) '85, LLB (Hons) '86

Mark Flint has been appointed as Geocon's new general counsel. He has over 25 years' experience in the areas of planning, development and construction. He has previously worked for All Homes Pty Ltd, Bradley Allen, Meyer Vandenberg and Mills Oakley.
02
Mar
2019

Robertson appointed as new Consul-General

Broughton Robertson , MLitt ’94, MIntLaw ‘96

Broughton Robertson has been appointed as Australia’s new Consul-General in Shenyang, China. He is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Director, China Political and External Section.
07
Feb
2019

Weatherstone appointed Partner

Sally Weatherstone, BA '06, LLB '06

Sally Weatherstone was appointed Partner at Sparke Helmore Lawyers in Sydney, where she will be offering her experience in the areas of corporate advisory, equity capital markets and M&A as well as mining and resources.
26
Jan
2019

Humphries appointed an Officer of the Order in Australia

Gary Humphries AO, BA '80, LLB '83, GradCertArts '17

Gary Humphries AO was appointed an Officer of the Order in Australia in the 2019 Australia Day Honours List for distinguished service to the Parliament of Australia, and to the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory.

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