18 lawyers ascend to senior posts at Allens

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Allens has promoted 18 lawyers to senior associate, boosting six practice groups of the firm.

“Each of these lawyers has demonstrated that they have the skills and experience to take their careers to the next level. They all have a critical role to play in the future success of our firm,” said Richard Spurio, Allens managing partner.

The firm’s promotions judged are based on matter leadership, legal specialisation, and client relationship, Allens said.

Seven of the newly appointed senior associates come from the firm’s disputes and investigations practice. The corporate and intellectual property groups also have three each.

The lawyers who will become senior associates on 1 January are:

Banking and finance
Sunny Jong
Victoria Johns

Harini Amarasinghe
Patrick Boyle
James Martin

Disputes and investigations
Corin Morcom
Carissa Smith
Mary Berton
Carly Donovan
Katie Gardiner
Ben Murphy
Freya Dinshaw

Competition, consumer and regulatory
Sophie Matthiesson

Intellectual property and PTA
Adrian Chang
Julia Kovarsky
Kaelah Ford

Projects, real estate and development
Kelvin Yu
Yolanda Karantgis

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