29 June 2016

King & Wood Mallesons announces 38 global partner promotions

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is proud to announce the promotion of 12 lawyers to partner in Australia with effect from 1 July, completing the firm’s  2016 round of global partner promotions.

The 38 promotions were made across 19 offices with 20 new partners in China (effective 1 April), six in Europe, the US and the Middle East (effective 1 May) and 12 in Australia (effective 1 July). 37% of the new partners are female.

Stuart Fuller, Global Managing Partner, said, “I would like to congratulate our 38 new partners on this significant milestone in their careers, and to welcome them to the partnership. This talented, diverse group represents the future of our firm, the next generation of leaders who will play a critical role in building King & Wood Mallesons in to a global elite firm. Investing in our people and the future of our firm with this record number of promotions is indicative of KWM's success and strength. I look forward to working with our new partners as we drive the business forward."

The new partners are: 


  • Matthew Coull - Mergers & Acquisitions / Private Equity, Sydney
  • Jo Dodd - Banking & Finance, Sydney
  • Chris Dynon - Banking & Finance, Melbourne
  • John Eagleton - Banking & Finance, Sydney
  • Shannon Etwell - Projects & Real Estate, Brisbane
  • Rebecca Finkelstein - Projects & Real Estate, Sydney
  • Annabel Griffin - Mergers & Acquisitions / Private Equity, Canberra
  • Elizabeth Hundt Russell - Banking & Finance, Sydney
  • Emily Masters - Projects & Real Estate, Melbourne
  • Henrik Moritz - Mergers & Acquisitions / Private Equity, Sydney
  • Rod Smythe - Projects & Real Estate, Sydney
  • James Wang - Dispute Resolution, Perth


Europe, the US and the Middle East 

  • Florian Biesalski - Real Estate, Munich
  • Parik Dasgupta - International Funds, New York
  • Rob Mailer - International Funds, London
  • Darren Roiser - Litigation, London
  • Marc Snell - Funds & Indirect Real Estate, London
  • Joanne Strain - Litigation, Dubai

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