KWM promotes 41 lawyers in Australia

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Asia's leading international law firm King & Wood Mallesons is pleased to announce the promotion of 5 special counsel and 36 senior associates in Australia, effective from 1 July 2020.

The promotions, along with the four recent partner promotions, represent KWM's ongoing commitment to our clients and the growth of our people through the development of a strong global talent pipeline.

KWM Chief Executive Australia, Berkeley Cox said: "I am delighted to announce the promotion of 41 of our lawyers. Achieving this well-deserved career milestone demonstrates the strength of talent that exists across KWM's practice areas and our dedication to ensuring we meet our client's needs now and in the future."

The promoted lawyers are:

Special Counsel

Dispute Resolution: Lisa Quilty

Mergers and Acquisitions: Peter Baker, Miriam Kleiner, Sarah Mitchell

Projects and Real Estate: Emma Dewar

Senior Associates

Banking and Finance: Stuart Alexander, Madeleine Coates, Stephen Sharpe, Philippa Spurr, Hilary Yeoh

Dispute Resolution: Georgia Boyce, Georgia Cowley, Ashleigh De La Rosa, Jena Dobie, Daniel Fielding, Karmen Gallegos, Diana Liu, Emily Lobban, Lauren Peacock, Grant Rodoreda, Danielle Sharplin, Samantha Sisomphou, Emma White, Suzannah Wood

Mergers and Acquisitions: Bridget Butler, Peeta Hutson, Erica Long, Marc McCaughey, Joseph McQuillen, Penny Sarantis, Brooke Smith, Stacey Stellatos, Natalie Stianos, Cammie Teo, Rebecca Williams

Projects and Real Estate: Michael Ashforth, Elaine Asimakopoulos, Lucius Moser, Nicole Wieringa

Taxation: Kristen Easton, Hilary Taylor

The promotions in Australia are part of KWM's broader global growth with promotions for other regions being announced later in 2020.