Caitlin Milligan (Litigation and Corporate Recovery), Grace MacRae (Corporate), Nigel Mok (Banking and Finance) and Taylor Green (Litigation and Corporate Recovery).
These promotions reflect the continued growth of Gadens, particularly in areas where it is seeing strong demand from clients.
“With such a high calibre of talent within the firm, I am delighted to be able to acknowledge the skills, hard work and dedication to client service that our people demonstrate”, said Terri Smith, Chief Executive Officer of the Adelaide and Brisbane partnership. “These promotions recognise the contributions each of these individuals have made to providing exceptional legal services to our clients, and our commitment to investing in the growth and development of our people.”
Sophie McNamara, Pro Bono, Melbourne
Special Counsel promotions:
Clementine Woodhouse, Banking and Finance, Sydney
Senior Associate promotions:
Michael Castricum, Corporate, Melbourne
Rachel Yard, Real Estate and Construction, Melbourne
Sarah Rogers, Disputes and Investigations, Melbourne
Sera Park, Employment Advisory, Sydney
Outside of the above six senior promotions, another 22 people are being promoted in the Melbourne and Sydney firm effective 1 July 2022. Of the 28 promotions overall:
64% are female;
36% are from our business services team; and
Many come from diverse cultural backgrounds, in line with our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Alistair Moore (Corporate), Annalise Kennedy (Banking and Finance), Grant Klemm (Employment Advisory), Hannah Petersen (Banking and Finance), Jules Borell (Corporate), Kate Mylott (Disputes and Investigations), Sylvia Chung (Banking and Finance) and Yianni Papoutsakis (Real Estate and Construction).
Declan Melia (Disputes and Investigations) and Jessica Bell (Intellectual Property and Technology).
Jessica Smith (Banking and Finance) and Matthew Ciardulli (Banking and Finance).
Business services promotions:
Ailsa Pender (Brand, Clients and Markets), Cassandra Costales-McDonald, Michael Manolaros, Toula Muftar, Victoria Pacareja and Wendy Isbester (Finance), Chloe Vincent (People and Development), Jeremy Forder (Operations), Katrina Neilsen (Innovation and Transformation), and Matt Absolom (Technology Services and Solutions).
“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. I am delighted that we have appointed Sophie McNamara as our first partner appointment in our Sustainability and Social Impact team, which highlights the importance Gadens places on making a difference to all of our relevant communities” said Mark Pistilli, Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne and Sydney partnership.