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Cite as: April 2011 85(4) LIJ, p.89

New job? New location? New staff?

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On the move

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited

Sharan Safe, previosuly of HWL Ebsworth, has joined as a senior lawyer in the lending services commercial department.

Brand Partners

Mark Lipshutz has joined as a solicitor in the litigation team.

Brown & Proudfoot Lawyers

Anita Ward has commenced as a lawyer.

College of Law Victoria

Elspeth McNeil has been appointed acting CEO and program director.

Court Advocacy Unit Department of Human Services

Tasman Fleming has joined as a lawyer.

DLA Phillips Fox

Gowri Kangeson and David Randazzo have been promoted to partners. Bill Glover, previously of Freehills has joined as a partner in the finance and projects practice group. James Newnham, previously of BDO, has joined as a partner in the corporate (tax) practice.

Grigor Lawyers

Haydn Steel has been appointed as an associate solicitor.

Guild Lawyers

James Hand, previously of DLA Phillips Fox, has joined as a senior associate.

Hall & Wilcox Lawyers

Conrad Smith has been appointed senior associate in the corporate and commercial group. Jessica Fletcher has rejoined as a senior associate in the employment group.

Hartleys Lawyers

Emmalaura Messer has commenced as a solicitor.

Henry Carus & Associates

Diane Yeo, formerly of Slater & Gordon, has joined as a solicitor.

Herbert Geer

Amanda Johns has joined as a partner in the planning, government, infrastructure and environment team.

HWL Ebsworth

Clinton Orr has joined as a solicitor.

Kelly Workplace Lawyers

Joseph Kelly, previously of APESMA Lawyers, has set up practice.

Lander & Rogers Lawyers

David Bradley, formerly of Middletons, has joined as a partner in the corporate advisory group. Natalia Todorovic, formerly of Mason Sier Turnbull, has joined as a senior associate in the family & relationship law group. Eleni Tsiavis has commenced as a senior associate in the workcover group. Qiao-Lin Cheong has commenced as a lawyer in the general insurance group.

Law Ink Pty Ltd

Norman Mermelstein, formerly of Jessop & Komesaroff Pty, has commenced private practice specialising in owners corporations, mediation and property law.

Leonard Legal

Mark Wenn, previously of Mills Oakley Lawyers has joined as senior lawyer/state manager.

Macpherson + Kelley

McCarthyHoey has merged with Machperson + Kelley Lawyers. Paul McCarthy and Patricia Hoey have joined as principals and Uyen Nguyen has joined as a lawyer. Rachel Storey, previously of the Fair Work Ombudsman, has joined as an associate. Melissa Brusnahan, formerly of Stynes Dixon Lawyers, has joined as an associate.


Kathleen Hallpike has joined as a precedents lawyer.


Marina Papaefstathiou has joined as a partner.

Marshalls+Dent Lawyers

Mark Wollan has joined as a partner in commercial and property law. Lee Papadimitriou, formerly of Wisewould Mahony, has joined as a commercial and property lawyer. Andrew Pollock, formerly of Freehills, has joined as an entertainment, music, intellectual property and employment lawyer.

Nowicki Carbone

Don Maffia, previously of Slater & Gordon, has joined as a senior associate heading the TAC department

Piper Alderman

Sebastian Greene has been appointed as a partner.

Russell Kennedy

Amy Lally has commenced as a senior associate.

Slater & Gordon

Steven Edward has been appointed practice group leader for family law in Victoria and Tasmania. Kristen Tynkkynen has joined as an associate.

Tragear & Harris Lawyers

Tragear & Associates has changed its name to Tragear & Harris Lawyers, having been acquired by Harris & Chambers Lawyers.

All other details remain unchanged.

Voitin Lawyers

Andrew Goddard, formerly of Goddard Elliott, has been appointed as a consultant in family law.

Contact points

George E. Ibrahim & Co

New address details: Suite 38, Level 2, 5 Everage Street, Moonee Ponds 3039. New postal address: PO Box 776, Moonee Ponds 3039. New email address:

Giannakopoulos Solicitors

New contact details: Level 9, 533 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 9606 0661, fax 9606 0373, email, website New postal address details: GPO Box 778, Melbourne 3001.

Hutchinson Legal

New city office details: Level 10, 459 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000. The Ringwood office will continue to operate as normal.

Kelly Workplace Lawyers

New practice details: Trades Hall Building, 54 Victoria Street, South Carlton 3053, ph 9077 3366, fax 9077 3944. Postal address details: PO Box 461, Elsternwick 3185.

Law Ink Pty Ltd

New office details: Level 5, 517 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004, ph 9867 7677, fax 9867 8711.

McNamaras Barristers & Solicitors

New contact details: Level 1, 257 Keilor Road, Essendon 3040, ph 9374 1110, fax 9374 1103. New postal address details: PO Box 131, Moonee Ponds 3039, DX 32163 Moonee Ponds.

Mohan Yildiz & Associates

New contact details: 409 Barry Road, Dallas Victoria 3047, ph 9359 6889, fax 9359 6887.

Nowicki Carbone

New Werribee office details: Shop 12, 2 Station Place, Werribee 3030, ph 8622 4398.

New Thomastown office details: 177 High Street, Thomastown 3074, ph 8622 4397.

Roubos & Associates (trading as Roubos Legal)

New contact details: Level 1, 530 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 9326 7977, fax 9326 7922.

Wollerman Shacklock

New branch office details: 29 Main Street, Bunyip Victoria 3815, ph 9707 1155.

Update Your 2011 LIV Diary

Please make the following amendments to your 2011 Law Institute Legal Directory and Diary.

Victorian Legal Firms

p37 Barbayannis Lawyers – alter the fax number for the Surrey Hills office to 9091 7049.

p74 Add in:

McCluskys Lawyers

111 Bay Street, Port Melbourne 3207

Ph: 9646 2833 Fax: 9646 5383



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