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.

24
Jun
2019

Roberts receives the JG Crawford Prize

Professor Anthea Roberts, BA '01, LLB (Hons) '01, GDLP '06, PhD '17

Legal expert Professor Anthea Roberts has been awarded one of the 2018 JG Crawford Prizes – the University’s most prestigious PhD prize. She received the prize for her thesis ‘Is International Law International?’
07
Jun
2019

Griffiths moves to Gilchrist Connell

Hannah Griffiths, GDLP '12, LLMLegPrac '14

Hannah Griffiths has been appointed a Senior Counsel in the Gilchrist Connell Sydney office. She moves from Colin Biggers & Paisley where she is an expert in insolency litigation and restructuring.
31
May
2019

Hazelbrook recognised as Corporate Partner of the Year

Hugh Griffin, LLB ’01, BSc (Hons) ’02

Hugh Griffin has been recognised as Corporate Partner of the Year in the 2019 Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards. Hugh is a Principal at Hazelbrook Legal in Canberra and is a recognised leader in corporate and commercial law.
31
May
2019

Astolfi honoured with Partner of the Year Award

Simonetta Astolfi, BEc '89, LLB (Hons) '91, LLM '09

Simonetta Astolfi has been recognised as Government Partner of the Year in the 2019 Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards. Simonetta is the Sector Leader for Commonwealth for Maddocks in Canberra.
31
May
2019

Lloyd receives Partner of the Year Honour

Bruce Lloyd, BEc (Hons) ’91, LLB (Hons) ’91

Bruce Lloyd has been recognised as the Media and Telecommunications Partner of the Year in the 2019 Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards. Bruce is Partner at Clayton Utz in the Sydney office.
29
May
2019

Wulff joins Mills Oakley

Steven Wulff, GDLP '96

Steven Wulff has been appointed a Partner at Mills Oakley in the Melbourne office. He was previously a Partner at K&L Gates. He is experienced in IP protection and procurement, litigation and portfolio management matters.
22
May
2019

Crowe appointed Acting Judge

Robert Crowe SC, BA '77, LLB '79

The Hon Justice Robert Crowe SC has been appointed an Acting Judge of the ACT Supreme Court for 12 months whilst Associate Justice Verity McWilliam takes maternity leave. He was previously a Senior Counsel and former President of the ACT Bar Association.
17
May
2019

Wall takes out 2019 Golden Gavel Award

Maclaren Wall , BA ’17, LLB (Hons) ’17, GDLP ’18

Maclaren Wall has won the 2019 ACT Golden Gavel competition as part of Law Week with a speech called ‘Who said being a lawyer was stressful? They said 'Burnout Profession' and I bought a Pontiac’.
13
May
2019

Solo recognised in Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Alex Solo, GDLP '14

Alex Solo has been awarded the 2019 Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Award for the Technology, Media and Telecommunications category. He is the Co-founder of Sprintlaw.
13
May
2019

Vautin honoured with 30 under 30 Award

Emma Vautin , BA ’13, LLB (Hons) ’13, GDLP ‘14

Emma Vautin has been awarded the 2019 Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Award for the Workplace Relations category. She is a Senior Associate in Clayton Utz’s Melbourne office.

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