Minter Ellison Legal Group adds 10 new partners

1 July 2011

The Minter Ellison Legal Group appointed 10 partners, 7 special counsel and 23 senior associates effective 1 July:

Rebecca Bedford – Dispute Resolution, Melbourne
Ricky Casali – Corporate, Sydney
Kylie Diwell – Corporate, Melbourne
Joanne Dunne – Tax, Melbourne
Antra Hood – Real Estate, Brisbane
Kymberley Lawrence – Dispute Resolution, Adelaide
Jakob Paartalu – Real Estate, Sydney
Joseph Pace – Corporate, Melbourne
Lisa Ridd – Dispute Resolution, Melbourne
Graeme Slattery – Dispute Resolution, Perth

All of the new partners are internal promotions.

Chief Executive Partner, John Weber, said the senior appointments indicate the depth of talent across the firm's offices in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the UK.

"It is always a pleasure to welcome the firm's next generation of leaders," he said. "Individually, they are all skilled lawyers, able to think strategically and to deliver real value to clients.  As a group, they demonstrate our firm's strength across practice areas and across offices."