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.

25
Jan
2018

Dawson moves to Bird & Bird LLP

Sophie Dawson, BEc '92, LLB (Hons) '94, GDLP '95

Sophie Dawson has been appointed a Partner at Bird & Bird LLP in Sydney. She has over 22 years’ experience resolving disputes in the media, technology and telecommunications sectors and has advised on privacy, surveillance and data breach issues.
24
Jan
2018

Emmerig announced as next partner-in-charge of Sydney office

John Emmerig, BSc ’86, LLB ’87

John Emmerig of Jones Day will succeed Tim L’Estrange as partner-in-charge of the Sydney office. John is one of Australia’s leading litigation lawyers and has nearly 30 years’ experience in high-stake litigation.
19
Jan
2018

Forster promoted to Partner

Ana Forster, BSc ’03, LLB ’03, GDLP ‘05

Ana Forster has been promoted to Partner at Hall & Wilcox in the Melbourne office. She specialises in insurance and has a particular focus on the litigation of common law and statutory benefits claims.
12
Jan
2018

Two alumni receive New Year promotions

Various Alumni,

Two alumni, Naomi Simmons (BSc ’99, LLB (Hons) ‘99) and Mia Donald BAsianStudies ’06, LLB ’08, GDLP ‘09) have been promoted at Sparke Helmore Lawyers. Naomi has been promoted to Special Counsel in Newcastle and Mia to Senior Associate in Sydney.
14
Dec
2017

Ward joins Barry.Nilsson.

Andrew Ward, BEc ’04, LLB ’04

Andrew Ward has joined Barry.Nilsson. as Senior Associate in the insurance and health law team in Brisbane. His expertise is in the areas of financial lines, directors’ and officers’ liability, professional indemnity, general liability, and reinsurance.
13
Dec
2017

Klein to head new team in Canberra

Andrew Klein, LLMLegPrac ‘09

Andrew Klein will head the new Mills Oakley workplace-relations team. He has previously worked within various Commonwealth agencies and in private practice with DLA Piper and Clayton Utz. Most recently, he was a Principal at Russell Kennedy Lawyers.
01
Dec
2017

Loudon awarded prestigious Monash Scholarship

Sonia Loudon, BSc ’12, LLB (Hons) ’12

Sonia Loudon has been awarded the Helen and Michael Gannon John Monash Scholarship. She will undertake a Master of Education Policy and Management at Harvard University to further her goal to reverse the widening inequality in the Australian school system.
29
Nov
2017

Maiden appointed Senior Counsel

Stewart J. Maiden SC , GDLP ‘02

Stewart J. Maiden is one of 23 new Senior Counsel who have been welcomed by the Victorian Bar. He practises in complex commercial litigation with a strong focus on insolvency law and is widely published in the fields of these fields.
27
Nov
2017

Harris announced as new Managing Partner

Scott Harris , BA '92, LLB (Hons) '94

Scott Harris has been announced as the new Managing Partner in Australia for Hogan Lovells. He is a leading restructuring and litigation lawyer with over 20 years' experience gained at law firms in Sydney and London.
27
Nov
2017

Tierney announced as Australia’s next High Commissioner to Nauru

H.E. Angela Tierney, LLB ’93, GDLP ’94

H.E. Angela Tierney has been appointed as Australia's next High Commissioner to the Republic of Nauru. She has also held roles as Deputy Head of Mission in Abuja, Deputy Head of Mission in Buenos Aires and Chargé d'Affaires in Kabul.

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