Proctor : March 2019
44 PROCTOR | March 2019 Career moves Brooke Winter Solicitors Brooke Winter Solicitors has announced that Mitchell Stanbrook has joined its team as a solicitor in the Southport office. As a member of both the Criminal Law and Family Law divisions, Mitchell has appeared in various jurisdictions in relation to criminal law, traffic law, domestic violence and family matters. Cooke & Hutchinson Lawyers Cooke & Hutchinson Lawyers has announced the appointment of two senior associates. Julie Ackerman, who joined the Estate Planning team in September 2016, focuses on providing tailored advice to high net worth private clients. She has worked in various industries across multiple jurisdictions including London, the Cayman Islands, Canada and New South Wales. Constance McClymont, who also joined the firm September 2016, is a member of the Commercial team and provides advice on commercial business transactions, property, competition and commercial litigation, as well as corporate advisory work. Corney & Lind Lawyers Corney & Lind Lawyers has announced the appointment of four new directors: Eduardo Cruz, as Director practising in compensation and employment; Heilala Tabete as Director, Client Engagement & Business Development; James Tan, as Director practising in litigation and family law; and Nina Brewer, as Director practising in commercial corporate and not- for-profit law. ConstanceMcClymontKirkWatterstonJulieAckermanMitchellStanbrook The new appointments see Andrew Lind become Director and Chair, and Alistair Macpherson the firm’s Managing Director. Creevey Russell Lawyers Commercial and property lawyer Helen Kay has joined Creevey Russell Lawyers as a special counsel. Helen has worked in top-tier firms in the United Kingdom and Australia, and has also run her own practice, providing advice to listed companies, private and not-for- profit organisations, overseas clients, private investors and state governments on all aspects of commercial transactional work, including high-profile developments, acquisitions, disposals and mergers. Murphy’s Law Accident Lawyers Murphy’s Law Accident Lawyers has announced the appointment of Chris McMahon and Kirk Watterston. Chris, an experienced personal injuries litigator, has joined the firm as special counsel and will be heading up the new Institutional Abuse division. He has been in practice for more than 26 years and is a QLS accredited specialist in personal injuries. Kirk has joined the practice as an associate and has appeared both for and against insurers in personal injuries claims. He has a special interest in medical negligence cases. NB Lawyers NB Lawyers has announced the promotion of Daniel Dash to senior associate. Daniel is a key member of the commercial team and provides advice on shareholder disputes, commercial arrangements for business, and preparing risk mitigating legal documentation. P&E Law P&E Law has announced the appointment of Raquel Bond as a senior solicitor in its new Chinchilla office. Raquel’s arrival will help drive the continued growth of the firm’s CSG, mining and resources practice in the Surat Basin and beyond. Raquel has experience in private practice, local government and the CSG industry, with an in-depth understanding of the issues affecting landholders when negotiating agreements with mining companies. Rees R & Sydney Jones Rees R & Sydney Jones has announced the promotion of Nicole Collins to associate. Nicole, who has been with the firm since 2017, is a member of the Commercial Division, with a focus on property law.