Proctor : July 2019
16 PROCTOR | July 2019 CraigvanderHovenJamesHunterJacobCorbettJulietSpencerMarkBrayDamienQuick Career moves Armstrong Legal Armstrong Legal has announced the promotion of Craig van der Hoven to associate. Craig has been with the firm as a solicitor since October 2018, practising exclusively in criminal and traffic law. Bradley & Bray Solicitors Bradley & Bray Solicitors has announced an expansion, with Jacob Corbett joining Mark Bray as a director. Jacob came to the practice, which is based in Nambour, in 2015 as a commercial paralegal. He was admitted in December 2016 and worked as a solicitor until May, focusing on property, commercial, business and development law. Mark had previously run the firm as a sole practitioner since 1986. Creevey Russell Lawyers Special Counsel Helen Kay has accepted a position as a partner with Creevey Russell Lawyers, making the firm’s partnership ranks 50% female. Helen, a senior commercial and property lawyer, joined the firm this year and has moved into the partnership with Tom Rynders, Dan Creevey and Clare Creevey. Doyle Wilson Doyle Wilson has appointed Senior Associate Bronwen Curtis to lead a dedicated family law team. Prior to her admission, Bronwen worked at the Law Council of Australia in the Family Law Section for seven years and practises exclusively in family law. She has extensive experience in complex property and parenting matters, including property division, sensitive and high-conflict parenting matters, child support disputes and international family law issues. Piper Alderman Piper Alderman has announced four appointments to its Brisbane office. Senior Associate Lidia Vicca focuses on commercial litigation and dispute resolution across a number of jurisdictions. Her experience includes working on matters such as contractual disputes, judicial review, energy and resource disputes, immigration review, disputes arising from tax audits and commissions of inquiry. Associate Alex Phillips has joined the firm’s dispute resolution and litigation team after a period living in the United Kingdom, where he gained experience in commercial litigation, contract and business disputes, insolvency and bankruptcy. Juliet Spencer has joined the firm as a lawyer in the team led by Warren Denny (see last month’s Career Moves). Juliet has more than 15 years’ experience in insurance and commercial law, dealing with clients including insurers, corporations, professional bodies, directors and officers, accounting firms and individuals. She returns to private practice after a number of years dealing with property transactions for a rural business. Damien Quick has relocated from Piper Alderman’s Adelaide office to Brisbane and was admitted in December as a lawyer. Damien practises in commercial litigation, and has experience in corporate and personal insolvency matters. Shand Taylor Lawyers Shand Taylor Lawyers has welcomed the promotion of three of its lawyers to associate. Patrick Sherlock, who joined the firm last year, has practised as a solicitor for more than seven years and is experienced in property development, business services, and banking and finance law. Ruby Nielsen practises in a range of litigation and dispute resolution matters including employment, building and construction, and property disputes. Andrew Pine practises in property and commercial matters including development, leasing, and acquisitions and disposals.