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Cite as: (2008) 82(4) LIJ, p. 90

On the move

Adriana M Salerno
Australia Post
Louise Braithwaite, formerly of the Department of Human Services, has joined as a corporate lawyer (trade practices).

Kwong Yap, formerly of the National Australia Bank, has joined as head of legal for the corporate and business division.

Catherine Gale
Catherine Gale, formerly of Kennedy Wisewoulds Lawyers, has commenced a new practice in the name of Catherine Gale.

Clarendon Lawyers
Mark Bland, formerly of Greenfields Financial Services Lawyers, has joined as a senior associate.

Connex Melbourne Pty Ltd
Carla Thomas, formerly of Baker & McKenzie, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Coulter Roache Geelong
Simon French, previously of Blake Dawson, was made a partner in 2007 and is now head of litigation and chair of the LIV Human Rights Committee. Julien Uyttenhove, formerly a senior lawyer with the firm, has been appointed as a partner in 2008, practising mainly as a registered trade marks and patent attorney.

Department of Infrastructure – Public Transport Division Legal
Department of Sustainability and Environment
Lillian Mikhael, formerly of the State Services Authority, has joined as a senior policy officer, governance and business, Catchment Strategies and Investment, Natural Resources Division.

DLA Phillips Fox
Marcus Saw, formerly of Ebsworth & Ebsworth, has joined as a solicitor.

FOI Solutions
Susannah Whitty has joined as a solicitor.

Foster Harris Lawyers
Michael Grech has been appointed as a senior associate. Alison Brooks, formerly of Rhodens Legal Practitioners, has joined as a solicitor in the commercial litigation department.  Zara Ng has joined as a solicitor in the commercial department.

Frenkel Partners
Lisa Adams has joined as an employee solicitor.
Giannakopoulos Solicitors
Marika Michaloudakis has joined as a solicitor.

Hall & Wilcox
Jennifer Maher, formerly of State Trustees Limited, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Hogg & Reid
Ellie Delafield and Cathy Weir, both formerly of Moores Legal, have joined as partners.
Kliger Partners
Andrew Ball, formerly of Coadys, has joined as special counsel.

Lander & Rogers
Lee Wolveridge has joined as a senior associate.

Mallesons Stephen Jaques
Joshua Cole, Andrew Deszcz, Renae Lattey and Jonathan Oldham have all become partners.

Nevett Ford
Pauline Madden has joined as a solicitor.

O’Donnell Salzano
Tammy Leane has joined the firm.

Richard Calley Family Lawyers
Adrian Stone, formerly of Coadys, has joined as a lawyer.
Rigby Cooke
Rhodie Anderson, formerly of Corrs Chambers Westgarth, has been appointed as special counsel with the firm’s planning & environment team.

Robert James Lawyers
Hannelie Opperman has rejoined Robert James Lawyers from Blake Dawson to work in the fran hising and licensing department. Omar El-Hissi has joined the commercial litigation department after returning to Australia from TGC Corporate Lawyers in Europe.

Ryan Commercial Lawyers
Melanie Lowe, formerly of Oakley Thompson & Co Solicitors, has joined as a commercial lawyer.

Skilled Group Limited
Renato Marasco, formerly of Coles Group, has joined as Group Manager – Workplace Relations.

South East Lawyers Pty Ltd
Tim Riley, formerly of Tresscox, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Lachlan McBain, formerly of RACV, has joined as compliance manager.

White Cleland Pty
Andrea Karamoschos has joined as an employee solicitor.

Workforce Legal Solutions
Paula Robinson, formerly of the Service Industry Advisory Group (Legal) Pty Ltd and the Victorian Hospitals’ Industrial Association, has become a director/legal practitioner.


Bruce Johnston
Bruce Johnston died in September 2007, aged 56.

Contact points

Adriana M Salerno
New contact details: Ph 5229 1497, mobile 0405 584 427, email

Bogunovic Lawyers
New address: Suite 2, Level 1, 50 Alfrieda Street, St Albans 3021. Phone and fax numbers remain the same.

Brand Partners
New contact details: Level 17, 114 William Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 9602 5800, fax 9602 5851, website

Catherine Gale
New contact details: Level 29, 459 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 9620 0088, fax 9620 0080, email, website

Findlay Arthur Phillips
New address: Suite 32, Level 3, 25 Claremont Street, South Yarra 3141. All other details remain the same.

Grant A Robertson Solicitors
New address: Level 8, 390 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004.

Iress Market Technology
New address: Level 18, 385 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000.

Prosperity Legal
New postal address: PO Box 1281, Geelong.

Sam Angelatos & Co
New contact details: Level 2, 222 La Trobe Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 9667 0286, fax 9667 0293 and 9663 2616, email DX address remains the same, DX 486 Melbourne.


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