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.

14
May
2018

Rizvi appointed to Future Women

Jamila Rizvi, BComm '10, LLB '10

Jamila Rizvi has been appointed Editor-in-Large of Future Women - a site aimed at professional women and female entrepreneurs. She is the author of best-selling books, ‘The Motherhood’ and ‘Not Just Lucky’, and the former Editor-in-Chief of Mamamia.
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.
09
May
2018

Dempster awarded 2018 Katrina Dawson Award

Josie Dempster , LLB ’14, GDLP ’17

Josie Dempster has received the 2018 Katrina Dawson Award from the NSW Bar Association. The Award encourages women to practise at the NSW Bar Association. Josie is an Associate in the Commercial Insurance practice group at Sparke Helmore.
09
May
2018

Bomball recognised for teaching excellence

Pauline Bomball, BEc '10, LLB (Hons) '10, GDLP '12

Pauline Bomball has been recognised the University at the 2018 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education. She received a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning for her teaching in Torts and Foundations of Australian Law.
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.
02
May
2018

Cairns joins Dentons

Geoff Cairns , BA ’95, LLB ’95

Geoff Cairns has joins Dentons as a Partner in the Corporate team in Sydney. He was previously a Partner at DibbsBarker and joins 19 other ex-Dibbs practitioners who have joined Dentons.
26
Apr
2018

Alumni named as Finalist in Partner of the Year Awards

Various Alumni,

Three alumni have been acknowledged as Finalists in ‘LawyersWeekly’ Partner of the Year Awards 2018. This includes Jenni Hill (BSc (Hons) ’91, LLB (Hons) ’92), Hugh Griffin (LLB ’01, BSc (Hons) ’02) and Vik Sundar (JD ’09, GDLP ’10).
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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