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.

31
Aug
2018

Dobinson presented with 2018 President’s Medal

Julie Dobinson , GDLP ‘93

Julie Dobinson has received the 2018 President’s Medal at the ACT Law Society Awards. She has dedicated her time to serve on various boards and Committees including the Canberra Region Family Law Professionals Association and Law Australasia.
25
Aug
2018

Chris Steel MLA annouced as new Minister

Chris Steel MLA, BA ’08, LLB ’14

ANU Law alumnus Chris Steel MLA has been announced as the ACT’s newest minister. He is responsible for city services, community services and facilities, multicultural affairs and roads.
20
Aug
2018

Winters receives 2018 Charlie Perkins Scholarship

Geoffrey Winters, GDLP '16

Geoffrey Winters has received a 2018 Charlie Perkins Scholarship to undertake a Master of Public Policy at Balliol College, Oxford. A Walgett man from Richmond, NSW, he is the current director at Chalk & Behrendt, Lawyers and Consultants.
16
Aug
2018

Mykytowycz appointed Magistrate

Michelle Mykytowycz, BA ’96, GDLP ’07

Michelle Mykytowycz has been appointed a new Magistrate of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria. She has worked as a barrister practicing in criminal law matters and worked with the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
10
Aug
2018

Taylor appointed ACT’s first Aboriginal judicial officer

Louise Taylor , BA ’01, LLB ‘01

Louise Taylor has been announced as the ACT’s first Aboriginal judicial officer. She has been appointed as the eighth permanent magistrate at the ACT Magistrates Court. She has practiced law in the ACT for more than 15 years.
09
Aug
2018

Stouppos new head of comcare

Katrina Stouppos, BPsych ’07, LLB ’07, LLM ’08

Shine Lawyers has appointed Katrina Stouppos as its new head of comcare. The new role will see her as the team leader for federal compensation law across comcare, aviation, maritime and travel law.
30
Jul
2018

Harvey appointed CFO

Nick Harvey, BEc ’81, LLB (Hons) ’83

Nick Harvey has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Centrexion Therapeutics Corporation – a company focused on developing non-opioid, non-steroidal therapeutics for the treatment of chronic pain.
30
Jul
2018

Davidson to lead new Darwin office as Partner

Colin Davidson , GradDipLaw ‘99

Colin Davidson, recently promoted to Partner at Sparke Helmore, has been selected to lead the firm’s new office in Darwin. He is a highly-regarded insurance lawyer with more than 23 years’ experience with a particular focus on insurance litigation.
30
Jul
2018

Woolcott named as new APS Commissioner

Peter Woolcott AO, BA '76, LLB '77

Peter Woolcott AO has been appointed as the new Commissioner of the Australian Public Service Commission. He was previously Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister and Australia's High Commissioner to New Zealand.
27
Jul
2018

Calvert appointed to Special Counsel

Katerina Calvert , LLB (Hons) '05, GDLP '06

Katerina Calvert has been appointed a Special Counsel at Maddocks in the Canberra office. She is a specialist in government advisory work, including probity advice, and litigation having previously worked at Sparke Helmore.

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