this product is unavailable for purchase using a firm account, please log in with a personal account to make this purchase.

Legal action

Every Issue

Cite as: (2007) 81(12) LIJ, p. 101

On the move

Andreones, Lawyers
David Wilson, formerly of LFS Legal, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Australian Catholic University
Dr Spencer Zifcak has been appointed to The Allan Myers Chair of Law and Director of the Institute of Legal Studies.

Baker & McKenzie
Christopher Streets has joined as a general associate and Garvin Louie as a junior associate, both in the corporate group. Katherine Aistrope has joined as a general associate in the employment group.

Beaumont Lawyers
Beaumont & Christiansen, Collins Legal, Dennis Nassau & Co, David M Robinson & Associates, Taylor & Pitts, Leddra Westmore and E.G. Woolfe & Co have incorporated as Beaumont Lawyers. Oliver Beaumont is the director of the merged practice and Kristy Burrows, Roslyn Collins, David Hume and Anthony Wilkinson are senior associates. Martin Leddra and Bob Pitts have retired from legal practice.

Richard Fleming, formerly of Deacons, has commenced as principal of a new commercial law practice, Benelex.

Darryl Smith, formerly of Hall & Wilcox, has joined as a lawyer.

Dibbs Abbott Stillman
Michael Warren has been promoted to partner in the corporate and commercial team.

DLA Phillips Fox
Euphemie Harris has joined as a solicitor in the professional liability team, David Peters has joined as a solicitor in the competition & regulation team and Nicole Baker has joined as a solicitor in the liability & property team. Anne Haggar has joined as a solicitor in the technology media & commercial team and Shirley Ching and Bradley Urban have joined as solicitors in the corporate team.

Henrietta Thomas has been promoted to senior associate in the corporate division.

Greenfields Financial Services Lawyers
Andrej Kocis, formerly of Freehills, has joined as special counsel.

Holding Redlich Lawyers
Daniel Marks, formerly of Deacons, has been appointed as special counsel and Kristin Watkins, formerly of DLA Phillips Fox, has joined as a lawyer in the disputes resolution team.

Holley Nethercote Commercial Lawyers
Ian McDermott, formerly of Greenfields Financial Services Lawyers, has joined as a lawyer.

Hunt & Hunt
Costa Brehas has joined as a senior associate. Justin Strempel, formerly of Ryan Commercial Lawyers, has joined as a solicitor.

John Perillo, Lawyer
John Perillo, formerly of McMahons National Lawyers, has recommenced sole practice in the name of John Perillo, Lawyer.

Sue Mitra, formerly of Blake Dawson Waldron, has joined as a lawyer.

Mackinnon Jacobs Horton & Irving Pty Ltd
Richard Maxwell Horton has retired as a director of the company but will be engaged as a consultant.

Macpherson + Kelley Lawyers
Alan Bidychak, formerly of Noble Lawyers, has joined as an employee solicitor.Stephen Michelson, previously an articled clerk with the firm, is continuing as an employee solicitor.

Denise Wightman has joined as a senior associate and Deshani Narangala has joined as a lawyer in the property group.

Marshalls & Dent Lawyers
Shaun Miller has been admitted as partner in the entertainment law division, and Aaron van der Heyden and Helen Suke have been admitted as partners in the family law division. Anna Marshall and Georgia Hargreaves have been appointed as senior associates in the family law division and Darren Sanicki has been appointed as senior associate in the commercial and music law division.

Maurice Blackburn
Maurice Blackburn Cashman has changed its name to Maurice Blackburn.

Maurice Blackburn Commercial
Maarten Vlot, formerly of Clark & Toop, has joined as a solicitor.

Michael Trumble Legal
Michael Trumble has retired from Corrs Chambers Westgarth and has commenced a new law firm, practising as Michael Trumble Legal.

Roger Perrins has been appointed partner and Lana Davey has joined as a lawyer.

Minter Ellison Lawyers
Dimity Leahy, formerly of Arnold Bloch Leibler, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Mornington Legal
Hall Solicitors – The Law Firm has changed its name to Mornington Legal.

Mortgage Settlements Australia – Victoria
Nicholas Hughes and Alexandra Watson are directors of the newly incorporated entity Mortgage Settlements Australia – Victoria.

Office of Public Prosecutions
Johnny Tu, formerly of Hutchinson Legal, has joined as a senior solicitor in the confiscations unit.

Palmer Stevens & Rennick
Kirsteen Milne has re-joined as a solicitor.

Rotstein Lockwood Reddy
The firms of Rotstein & Associates and Lockwood Marks have merged to become Rotstein Lockwood Reddy. The principals of the new firm are Hamish Rotstein and Dean Lockwood. Bianca Salmon, Rafael Kaplan and Bram Basavanand, formerly of Rotstein & Associates, and Chandra Reddy, formerly of Lockwood Marks, have joined as employee solicitors. Michael Lee, formerly of Westfield, has also joined as an employee solicitor.

Russell Kennedy
Cindy Wong, formerly of Lincolns Lawyers, and Suzanne Mitchell, formerly of Fetter Gdanski, have joined as solicitors.

Saxbys Lawyers
Jeanette Swann, formerly of Eales & Mackenzie, has joined as a senior associate.

Septimus Jones & Lee
Nicola Watts, formerly of Gillian Coote Family Law, has been appointed partner.

Shawn Brown & Associates
Shawn Brown, formerly of AAMI, has commenced sole practice in the name of Shawn Brown & Associates.

Slink & Keating
Jeisa Javor has joined as an employee criminal lawyer.

TressCox Lawyers
Nicholas Pullen, formerly of Holding Redlich, and Michael Westaway, formerly of Lander & Rogers, have been appointed partners. Isolde Lueckenhausen, formerly of Holding Redlich, and Nunzio Tartaglia, formerly of Nowicki Carbone & Co, have joined as employee solicitors.

Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office
Joanna Davidson joined in June as Special Counsel Human Rights, after spending three years as Crown Counsel Human Rights, New Zealand. Gabrielle Appleby joined as a solicitor in August. In September Christopher Wiseman joined as a senior solicitor and Jocelyn Calder as a solicitor. Sky Mykyta, a senior solicitor, Molina Asthana, a principal solicitor, and Michele Rowland, a senior solicitor, joined the VGSO in October.

Contact points

Adams Leyland Lawyers
New head office: Suite 10, Astra House, 55 Hovell Street, Wodonga 3690, ph (02) 6056 8024. All details for the Albury office remain unchanged and the DX address remains DX 5832 Albury.

Anderson, Neill
New office address: 46 Tower Hill Road, Somers 3927. All other contact details remain the same.

Antippa Lawyers
Change to DX details: The firm is no longer a member of the DX system.

Beaumont Lawyers
New contact details: Offices at 17 Canterbury Road, Camberwell 3124, ph 9882 5885, fax 9882 0642; 388 Burke Road, Camberwell 3124, ph 9809 4555, fax 9809 4500; and 5A Station Street, Mooroolbark 3138, ph 9726 9822, fax 9727 1376.

New contact details: GPO Box 4522, Melbourne 3001, ph 9882 0776, email

Bini & Associates
New contact details: 1st Floor, 73 Grattan Street (corner of Grattan and Lygon Streets), Carlton 3053, ph 9639 0833, fax 9639 0455.

Clarendon Lawyers
New contact details: Level 17, Rialto North Tower, 525 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 8681 4400, fax 8681 4499, website

Douglas Workplace & Litigation Lawyers
New contact details: Level 5, 296 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000, PO Box 489, Flinders Lane 8009, ph 9669 1600, fax 9654 9504, website

Finlayson Symons & Fernon
New contact details: Level 17, Rialto North Tower, 525 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 8681 4400, fax 8681 4499, website

Goz Chambers Lawyers
New office address: Level 2, 124 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000.

John Perillo, Lawyer
New contact details: 23 Valley Parade, Glen Iris 3146, PO Box 1003, Hartwell 3124, ph 9889 4522, fax 9889 4733, email

New office address: Swann House, Level 6, 22 William Street, Melbourne 3000, GPO Box 4522, Melbourne 3001, ph 8621 4500, fax 8621 4599.

Kyriakou & Associates
New contact details: Level 1, 87 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn 3103, PO Box 284, Balwyn 3103, ph 9817 0999, fax 9817 0900.

Michael Trumble Legal
New contact details: 404 Albert Street, East Melbourne 3002, ph 8662 5700, fax 8662 5757, mobile 0419 346 518, email, website

Nevin Lenne & Gross
New Shepparton office: Shop 3, 575-585 Wyndham Street, Shepparton 3630.

Rotstein Lockwood Reddy
New contact details: Level 5, 552 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 9604 7888, fax 9642 8770, email

Rubens Legal
New contact details: Suite 1, 11 Beach Street, Port Melbourne 3207, ph 9245 5000, fax 8640 0867.

Shawn Brown & Associates
New contact details: Unit 9, 24 Grandview Grove, Prahran 3181, PO Box 1125, Hawksburn 3142, ph 9521 1182, fax 9521 1181, email

Simon Parsons & Co
New Sale visit office address: 4/201 York Street, Sale 3850.

STA Lawyers
New contact details: Level 17, 31 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000, Locked Bag 35007, Collins Street West Post Office, ph 8613 1501, fax 8613 1595.

To Legal Pty Ltd
New contact details: Suite 6, 166 Rosebank Avenue, Clayton South 3169, PO Box 1025, Clayton South 3169, ph 9639 7011, fax 9639 2724.

Tyler Tipping & Woods
New contact details: 136 Commercial Road, Morwell 3840, PO Box 748, Morwell 3840, DX 84011 Morwell, ph 5136 8111, fax 5134 6778.

Vincent Verduci & Associates
New office address: Level 1, 186 Barkly Street, Footscray 3011. All other contact details remain unchanged.

Wisewoulds Lawyers
New office address: Level 8, 419-425 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000. The postal and DX addresses and phone numbers remain unchanged.

Zervos Lawyers
New office address: Suite 103, Level 1, 9-11 Claremont Street, South Yarra 3141.

New admissions

The following people were admitted to practice as Australian lawyers and as officers of the Supreme Court of Victoria on 16 October 2007. The LIJ welcomes them to their chosen profession.

BARNES, Natasha
BODYCOAT, Kathleen
BOLTON, Susannah
CARTER, Andrew
CHANG, Kai-Chen
FRAWLEY, Estelle
GILLIES, Katrina
GONG, Louise
GRECH, Svetlana
HAN, Myoung
HAWES, Rebecca
HOGAN, Diana
IMOSA, Martin
KERR, Adam
LAKE, Geoffrey
MOGADAM, Noosheen
PARROTT, Jeanette
PATKI, Varsha
PHAM, Leanne
POWER, Shirley
SLOAN, Melisa
UNG, Kim
VAGG, Patrick


Leave message

 Security code
LIV Social