HWL Ebsworth announces the appointment of 6 Partners, 13 Special Counsel, 14 Senior Associates and 47 Associates nationally.

17 January 2023

HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has announced the appointment of 6 Partners, 13 Special Counsel, 14 Senior Associates and 47 Associates.

The newly appointed Partners are:

  • Jacomb Bell – Insurance (Melbourne);
  • Natasha Breach – Construction & Infrastructure (Perth);
  • Philip Brown – Planning, Environment, Local Government (Sydney);
  • Lewis Cohen – Insurance (Melbourne);
  • Dhanushka Jayawardena – Corporate & Commercial (Sydney); and
  • Kristina Mihalic – Canberra (Canberra);

Managing Partner Juan Martinez said “I am thrilled to be in a position to announce such a significant number of internal promotions. These team members have shown that they are prepared for this next exciting stage of their careers, and I am looking forward to seeing each of them continue to develop as leaders within our firm.”

Note to Editors:

HWL Ebsworth is the largest legal partnership in Australia according to the most recent partnership surveys published by the Australian Financial Review.

The firm comprises 1,646 staff including 274 Partners, 985 other legal staff and 387 support staff across offices in nine locations – Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, Hobart, Norwest (North West Sydney), Perth and Sydney.

HWL Ebsworth is an independent, nationally integrated, full service commercial law firm, providing tailored and commercially oriented legal services.

HWL Ebsworth operates a different business model to the other leading national law practices, and this allows us to offer unrivalled value for money without compromising quality and service. Our low ratio of solicitors to partners ensures that our clients receive optimal access to partner resources for all matters.

For further information, please contact:

Russell Mailler, Chief Strategy Officer (03) 8644 3569 or rmailler@hwle.com.au

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