Media release | Gadens celebrates 13 senior promotions
2 December 2021
Gadens is delighted to announce 13 new senior promotions in its Melbourne and Sydney offices – including two new female partners.
Our two new partners follow on from the four internal partner promotions and two lateral appointments made in recent months. These eight partners sit across our Banking and Finance, Corporate, Employment Advisory and Real Estate and Construction teams.
Martin Nguyen (Banking and Finance)
Breanna Davies and Winnie Sinn (Corporate)
Deivina Peethamparam and George Haros (Employment Advisory)
Alexandra Walker, Sean Huggins and Shanna Kruger (Real Estate and Construction)
Commenting on the promotions Mark Pistilli, Chief Executive Officer, says:
“We are extremely proud and excited to announce these appointments. In line with our commitment to diversity and inclusion, a number of our promotes are from diverse cultural backgrounds and 77% of all new senior appointments across the firm are women.
“Of our eight newest partners 62% are women, which is a consistent percentage to those promoted to partnership at Gadens over the past two years (62%).
“On our broader cohort of promotes, I am excited that two of those being promoted are currently on parental leave.
“Gadens is growing across the board, with our newest 13 promotes coming from almost all of our practice groups. Each one is part of our considered, strategic approach to enhancing our capabilities in key areas in order to provide greater depth and breadth of services to our clients.”
Specifically we congratulate the following people who will move to new roles on 1 January 2022:
Breanna Davies, Partner – Corporate
Winnie Sinn, Partner – Corporate
Belinda Drivas, Special Counsel – Real Estate and Construction
Cassie O’Bryan, Special Counsel – Banking and Finance
Rebecca Sharman, Special Counsel – Real Estate and Construction
Ben Bronzon, Senior Associate – Banking and Finance
Brendan Wray, Senior Associate – Banking and Finance
Harveen Dhaliwal, Senior Associate – Banking and Finance
Kaleb Cox, Senior Associate – Corporate
Karena Leung, Senior Associate – Real Estate and Construction
Madeleine McMaster, Senior Associate – Intellectual Property and Technology
Rebecca Di Rago, Senior Associate – Disputes and Investigations
Stephanie Rawlinson, Senior Associate – Intellectual Property and Technology
In addition we also congratulate the following people who are being promoted to associate:
Christopher Borghesi – Corporate
Elizabeth Gregory – Corporate
Humphrey Riordan – Real Estate and Construction
Katie White – Disputes and Investigations
Lachlan Pramberg – Real Estate and Construction
Zoe Christodoulou – Real Estate and Construction
“Promotions are a significant accomplishment recognising dedication, passion and hard work, and each person should be proud of this milestone in their careers. At Gadens we are fortunate to have such a high calibre of people shaping our firm – I want to congratulate each one of them. These promotions are all very well deserved, and I am confident that each one of the people being promoted will help us in our journey to have Gadens recognised as one of this country’s leading law firms”, concludes Mr Pistilli.