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4 May 20223 minute read

DLA Piper Australia promotes 27 senior lawyers

DLA Piper Australia is pleased to announce the promotion of 27 senior lawyers – including seven new special counsel and 20 senior associates – across all four of our Australian offices and a wide range of practice areas.


“These promotions are a major career milestone and recognise the hard work and commitment of each person promoted in developing their skills and experience, delivering excellent client service and supporting their colleagues. These lawyers are the future leaders of our firm and we are very fortunate to have such a strong and diverse cohort of senior lawyers,” said Amber Matthews, Australia Managing Partner, DLA Piper.


DLA Piper Australia congratulates the following promoted lawyers:


Special Counsel

  1. Clancy Goslett-King (Employment, Sydney)
  2. Joanna Leveridge (Employment, Perth)
  3. Laura Nagy (Litigation & Regulatory, Brisbane)
  4. Louise Coleman (Litigation & Regulatory, Perth)
  5. Matthew Parkinson (Corporate, Brisbane)
  6. Rob McMaster (Intellectual Property & Technology, Brisbane)
  7. Sarah Wilson (Corporate, Melbourne)

Senior Associate

  1. Adiam Tsegay (Litigation & Regulatory, Melbourne)
  2. Alexandra de Zwart (Intellectual Property & Technology, Sydney)
  3. Danielle Khalaf (Litigation & Regulatory, Melbourne)
  4. Elizabeth Troeger (Litigation & Regulatory, Sydney)
  5. Grace Powell (Finance, Projects and Restructuring, Melbourne)
  6. Jake Thornton (Corporate, Sydney)
  7. James Andrews Litigation & Regulatory, Brisbane)
  8. James McGeoch (Litigation & Regulatory, Sydney)
  9. Jon Chiam (Litigation & Regulatory, Perth)
  10. Jonathan Pham (Corporate, Melbourne)           
  11. Kade Sheely (Litigation & Regulatory, Melbourne)
  12. Kathryn Randle (Corporate, Melbourne)
  13. Kirsty Hall (Corporate, Perth)
  14. Laura Elliott (Responsible Business, Melbourne)           
  15. Leah Wade (Litigation & Regulatory, Melbourne)
  16. Simon Rimmelzwaan (Corporate, Melbourne)
  17. Tara Alexander (Corporate, Melbourne)
  18. Tarrant Sewell (Corporate, Brisbane)
  19. Timothy Lou (Corporate, Sydney)
  20. Valiant Warzecha (Intellectual Property & Technology, Sydney)          

The 27 senior lawyer promotions in Australia follow the recent announcement of three new partners including Jessie Buchan, Intellectual Property and Technology (Sydney); Dylan Burke, Corporate (Melbourne); and Elliott Cheung, Corporate (Sydney).