HWL Ebsworth announces the appointment of 7 partners and the promotion of 46 lawyers

05 July 2022

HWL Ebsworth Lawyers is delighted to announce the appointment of four new partners and the promotion of 46 lawyers including nine special counsel, 18 senior associates and 19 associates.

The newly appointed partners are:

  • Alex Gelber – Planning Environment & Government (Melbourne);
  • Daniel Kiley – Corporate & Commercial (Adelaide);
  • Audrey Lacey – Health (Brisbane); and
  • Rupert Lugo – Property (Melbourne).

These promotions follow the recent elevation of three additional partners in May and June this year:

  • Rachel Bannikoff – Commonwealth Government (Canberra);
  • Carmen Boothman – Litigation (Perth); and
  • Martina Sedic – Litigation (Perth).

Managing Partner Juan Martinez said “I am delighted to announce our latest tranche of firm promotions. Each of the team members have excelled in recent times, and these promotions are due recognition for their contribution to our firm, our client relationships and our culture.”

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 1,634 staff including 270 Partners, 993 other legal staff and 371 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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