2020 Leadership appointments

Partner and Special Counsel appointments

A diverse and talented group of new leaders.

The appointments are across the legal and consulting practices strengthening the firm's market-leading capabilities in key areas of practice and industry.


Capital Markets and Corporate

Steven Wang | Melbourne
Geread Dooley | Sydney
Michael Scarf | Sydney
Nicole Sloggett | Sydney 

Competition, Risk and Regulatory

Sarah Barker | Melbourne
Haydn Flack | Sydney

Dispute Resolution

Catherine Macrae | Melbourne
Zeina Milicevic | Sydney

Insurance & Corporate Risk

Sonja Read | Brisbane


Juliet Fay*| Sydney


Farzeen Anwar | Melbourne

Technology Consulting

Jonathon Blackford* | Brisbane
Ana-Maria Wilson* | Canberra

Real Estate

Tammy Berghofer | Brisbane
Alice Langham | Sydney

Announcement of our 29 leadership appointments

"Our new partners and special counsel have all guided clients during these unprecedented times. Clients have relied on their exceptional technical skills and deep industry knowledge to assist them respond to the challenges posed by the pandemic. Our new partners and special counsel are also strong and thoughtful mentors to our people and I know they will contribute significantly to the firm's ongoing success." 

Annette Kimmitt, CEO and Managing Partner

Special Counsel

Capital Markets and Corporate
Michael Mellon | Sydney
Leigh Schulz | Melbourne

Dispute Resolution
Lynne Kozak | Brisbane

Insurance & Corporate Risk
Nicole Morgan | Brisbane
Kristy Brockwell | Melbourne
Jenny McKenzie | Perth

Technology Consulting
Alistair Mascarenhas* | Auckland (Executive Director)
Stuart Ritchie* | Sydney (Executive Director)

Pawel Zielinski | Brisbane
Amy Walsh | Sydney

Projects Infrastructure & Construction
Petrina Macpherson | Brisbane
Sian Keast | Brisbane
Alex Lowe | Perth

Real Estate
Jonathan Chow | Sydney

Senior Associates (announced 31 August 2020)

Capital Markets & Corporate

Capital Solutions
Rhett McPhie | Melbourne

Finance Solutions
Natalie Bentley | Sydney
Olga Horbowy | Sydney
Helen Huynh | Sydney
Nelson Maunatlala | Sydney
Eilidh Murray | Melbourne
Daniel Wangatau | Sydney

Project Solutions
Shairiibuu Boldoo | Ulaanbaatar
Russell Jones | Adelaide
Chanan Ng | Beijing

Transaction Solutions
Jennifer Dornan | Sydney
Andrew Jiang | London
Nicolas Lee | Melbourne
Aimee Yi | Sydney

Consulting Solutions

Josh Anaf | Melbourne
Laura Bereicua | Sydney
Phoebe Blank | Melbourne
Jialing Chen | Melbourne
Elise Holmes | Melbourne
Taya Hunt | Brisbane
Caitlin Ible | Melbourne
Albert Khouri | Sydney
Jessica Mansell | Brisbane

Charlotte Breekveldt | Melbourne
Dong Su Kim | Sydney
Daniel Kornberg | Melbourne
Georgia McCarthy | Sydney
Naomi McGregor | Sydney
Sarah Sapuppo | Melbourne

Disputes, Competition and Insurance

Competition, Risk and Regulatory
Elizabeth Emmett | Brisbane

Dispute Resolution
Emily Chappelow | Perth
Courtney Coyne | Brisbane
Claire Davies | Brisbane
Jason Leonardis | Adelaide
Lindsay Scott | Melbourne
Sheenal Singh | Sydney
Lauren Tattersall | Darwin
Jacky Wong | Sydney
Elizabeth Yick | Melbourne

Insurance and Corporate Risk
Emma Bozic | Canberra
Sophie Hernandez Kaiko | Sydney
Kelly Matheson | Canberra
Marian Morton | Melbourne
Philippa Munton | Sydney
Emma Roberts | Melbourne
Jennifer Strugnell | Sydney
Karen Teixeira | Canberra

Statutory Compensation Management
Ben Clarke | Adelaide
Narod Hosikian | Melbourne

Infrastructure, Construction and Property

Environment and Planning
Jarryd Gray | Melbourne
Stephanie Mann | Melbourne
Tegun Middleton | Brisbane

Projects, Infrastructure and Construction
Sarah Cahill | Brisbane
Alexandria Hammerton | Brisbane
Matt Hammond | Brisbane
James Knell | Brisbane
Candice Lamb | Perth
Domenic Mollica | Melbourne
Seles Ng | Melbourne
Amy Ryan | Sydney
Megan Sharkey | Brisbane

Real Estate
Yvette Mason | Gold Coast
Nick McConnell | Melbourne
Ruth Sainsbury | Brisbane

Real Estate / Volume
Mark Hautop | Adelaide
Jenna Mastachenko | Sydney
Kieran McAlpine | Melbourne
Jessica Stokes | Melbourne


Consulting Solutions

Technology Consulting
Theresa Chong | Auckland
Heeyung Shin | Melbourne

Senior Manager

Consulting Solutions

Technology Consulting
Jeffrey Curtis | Sydney

Attracting leadership talent

Over the past 12 months, the firm has attracted experienced and expert practitioners bolstering the partnership and leadership. Meet them.

Technology Consulting

Ashish Das* | Sydney

Transaction Solutions

Shaun Clyne | Sydney

Infrastructure Consulting

Ross Campbell*
| Melbourne

Project Solutions

Ros O'Mally | Sydney

* part of MinterEllison's consulting business (not an Australian legal practitioner)

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