has made its first partner promotion in Sydney since the office opened in 2015 with the appointment of Sadie Andrew.
The London-headquartered global firm announced a 16-strong partner promotion round, which also saw the firm surpass its target of 25% female representation among its partnership a year earlier than planned. The firm’s new target is 30%.
Andrew is part of the firm’s infrastructure group in Australia. She specialises in large construction and engineering projects, particularly in dispute resolution and avoidance.
According to Pinsent Masons
, 80 of the new partners specialise in the firm’s five global sectors: energy, financial services, infrastructure, real estate, and advanced manufacturing and technology. The firm also noted that 68% of its new partners are women.
The firm’s new partners are:
- Sadie Andrew (infrastructure)
- Christian Lutkehaus (energy)
- Kirsten Wolgast (TMT)
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- Christopher Breen (TMT)
- John Bruce (infrastructure, energy)
- Alistair Calvert (energy)
- Helen Corden (TMT, universities)
- Claire Edwards (financial services, TMT)
- Sofia Parra Martinez (infrastructure)
- Gurmukh Riyat (infrastructure, energy)
- Joanna Robinson (real estate)
- Alison Ross Eckford (TMT)
- Sonal Shah (infrastructure)
- Katherine Sneddon (infrastructure)
- Natalie Trainor (TMT)
- Christine Yuill (tax)