Proctor : May 2019
14 PROCTOR | May 2019 Career moves LaylaKingMattKollreppLukeSteelSamualMakin Best Wilson Buckley Family Law Best Wilson Buckley Family Law has announced the appointment of Luke Steel as Legal Partner in the firm’s Brisbane office. Luke has practised exclusively in family law in Brisbane since 2003 and has previously been named as a recommended Brisbane family lawyer by Doyle’s Guide. Ide Lawyers Ide Lawyers has announced the promotion of Layla King to Senior Associate. Layla has been with the firm as a solicitor since March last year, practising in criminal law and traffic law. Ide Lawyers has announced that Emma-Rose Kearney, who joined the firm in December last year, was admitted in February and is now practising in criminal law. In Motion Legal Brooke Schubauer has announced the launch of her media and intellectual property (IP) practice, In Motion Legal, as of 1 April. Brooke is the former head of business and legal affairs at Entertainment One Australia (previously Hopscotch Films) and spent six years working as a media and IP lawyer in private practice in Auckland and London before moving in-house in 2010. James Conomos Lawyers James Conomos Lawyers has announced that Jon Patty has been promoted to Associate. Jon joined the firm as a research clerk in 2014 and has practised as a solicitor for the past five years. He is experienced in commercial litigation, insolvency and bankruptcy matters. Marino Law Gold Coast boutique commercial firm Marino Law has welcomed two new appointees. Charles Cook has joined the family law team as an Associate following a move from Western Australia. Charles worked with boutique mid-tier firms in Perth before running his own practice, working primarily in family law, estate law, criminal and traffic law until last year. Experienced litigator Damien Freeman also joins the firm as an Associate with the litigation and dispute resolution team. Damien has acted on a range of commercial and other business disputes and has previously worked in the financial services sector. MBA Lawyers MBA Lawyers has announced the appointment of Michael Smith as a Senior Associate. Michael has practised in litigation for more than 12 years and is experienced in personal injuries, commercial litigation, and building and construction matters. Samual Makin, who has worked at the firm for the past year, has been appointed as a solicitor in the commercial department. Sam supports clients in corporate, commercial and property law matters. McLaughlins Lawyers McLaughlins Lawyers has announced the promotion of Matt Kollrepp to Associate Director. Matt has been in practice for more than 12 years and has experience in various areas, focusing mainly on commercial litigation, contract and business disputes, insolvency and bankruptcy. He has experience in managing a boutique debt recovery practice and working for the Office of Fair Trading and Competition Commission in the United Kingdom in the cartel and criminal enforcement division.