Proctor : August 2018
41 PROCTOR | August 2018 Career moves LillianRizioRhiannonSaunders Lillian Rizio practises in all forms of dispute resolution with a primary focus on corporate and commercial disputes. She acts for a vast range of clients, including litigation funders, large companies and financial institutions. Josh Steele focuses on public and private acquisitions and equity capital market transactions, particularly for the energy and resources sectors and SME growth companies. Josh also regularly provides general corporate and commercial advice. Other Queensland promotions for Piper Alderman include that of dispute resolution practitioner Lucy Kenny to special counsel and the elevation to associate of dispute resolution team members Ryan Eather, Alexander Sloan and Genevieve Yates. Plastiras Lawyers Plastiras Lawyers has welcomed Lauren Black as a solicitor. Lauren focuses on property and commercial law, assisting a range of clients including property developers, health professionals and SMEs. Rostron Carlyle Rojas Lawyers Rostron Carlyle Rojas Lawyers has announced three promotions, including that of Michael Sing from special counsel to partner. Michael, who joined the firm four years ago, has extensive experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, as well as in commercial and property transactions for foreign investors. Associate Renée Kinman, who has been promoted to senior associate, is a QLS accredited specialist in family law and assists clients in resolving parenting and financial disputes. She also has experience in estate planning, administration and litigation. Ying Tay, who has been promoted to associate, works in the firm’s property and commercial practice with a focus on property transactions ranging from leasing, commercial property and acquisitions of businesses to development sites. Thynne + Macartney Thynne + Macartney has appointed two senior practitioners. Special counsel Peter Mills is a recognised expert on the Personal Property Securities Act (PPS) and how it operates with other laws, both in Australia and overseas. He provides advice on compliance and enforcement under the PPS, and advises creditors and liquidators of insolvent companies. Michael Mayes has been appointed a senior associate in the banking and project finance group. He has experience advising banks, financial institutions and private lenders in a range of transactional banking and finance matters. Tucker Cowen Tucker Cowen is pleased to announce the promotions of Marcelle Webster to special counsel and Paul Armit to associate. Marcelle joined the firm in 2008 and practises principally in commercial litigation, employment and IR law. Paul has been with the firm since 2016 and has furthered his experience in complex commercial litigation and in the conduct of complex trusts and estate litigation, appearing in all state courts, the Federal Court and Family Court. WGC Lawyers WGC Lawyers has announced the appointment of Rhiannon Saunders and Jacqui Lee Long to the team of directors. Practising in commercial litigation, Rhiannon assists her clients with a variety of complex body corporate disputes, contractual disputes (including debt recovery issues) and insolvency matters. Her legal interests also extend to governance and risk management, particularly in respect of not-for-profit organisations. Jacqui heads up the firm’s estate/succession law department practising exclusively in estate law and advising a diverse range of clients in estate planning, administration and litigation. KaraMezinecJoelMcAndrewNaomiBentonAndrewBukowskiEmileMcPheeHalieBeaumontLucyKennyLaurenBlackJoshSteeleMichaelSingPaulArmitJacquiLeeLong Proctor career moves: For inclusion in this section, please email details and a photo to email@example.com by the 1st of the month prior to the desired month of publication. This is a complimentary service for all firms, but inclusion is subject to available space.