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Every Issue

Cite as: (2008) 82(7) LIJ, p. 96

On the move

Actuate IP Group

Daniel Lo,formerly of Davies Collison Cave Solicitors, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Aitken Walker & Strachan

Tony Raunic has become a partner in the property and commercial team.

Allens Arthur Robinson

Jennee Chan,formerly of Blake Dawson, has joined as a senior associate.

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Genevieve Browne has joined as legal counsel.

Australian Securities & Investments Commission

Tony Tsiavis has joined as a lawyer in the enforcement section.

Australian Taxation Office

Rosie Bivianoformerly of Kaplan Professional, has rejoined as an employee solicitor.

Baker & McKenzie

Tim Loh formerly of Deloitte,Toronto has joined as a graduate at law, tax.

Banking and Financial Services Ombudsman Ltd

Michelle Kumarichformerly of ANZ, has joined as a corporate solicitor.

Bayani Harvey Lawyers

Kenyon Bayani, formerly of Victoria Legal Aid, and Grant Harvey, formerly of Quintessential Lawyers, have set up a new practice, Bayani Harvey Lawyers.

Blackstone Legal Costing

Adam Sleep has joined as a costs lawyer.

Coles Group Limited

Natascha Boehm, formerly of the Australian Industry Group, has joined as senior employee relations – legal.

Cornelius Family Law

Tali Bernard has joined as a senior associate in family law.

Dandanis & Associates

Jenny Christofidis has joined as a consultant.

DC Strategy Services Pty Ltd

Marnie Farrantformerly of Frenkel Partners has joined as an employee solicitor.

Forbes Dowling Lawyers

Dinesh Navaratnamformerly of Logie-Smith Lanyon Lawyers, has joined as a solicitor.

Foster Harris Lawyers

Jonathon Sprott, formerly of DLA Phillips Fox, has joined as a solicitor in commercial law and litigation.

Gadens Lawyers

David Cornwell has been appointed a partner.

Harvey Lawyers

Melissa Hine has been appointed as an associate.

Hardwood Andrews

Tim Browne, formerly of BJT Legal Pty Ltd, has joined as special counsel.

HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

Home Wilkinson Lowry Lawyers and Ebsworth & Ebsworth Lawyers have merged to become HWL Ebsworth Lawyers.

Ligeti Partners

Lauren Ritchiehas been appointed as a senior associate.

Macpherson + Kelley Lawyers

Stuart Walterhas joined as an employee solicitor.


Amber Chewhas joined as an employee solicitor.

Dr Mark Williams

Dr Mark Williamshas commenced sole practice in his own name.

Maurice Blackman Commercial

Trang Tranformerly of Coadys, has joined as a lawyer.

Michael Benjamin & Associates

Claire Wilsonformerly of Gallagher Holcroft Lawyers,has joined as a solicitor.


Anna Tristhas joined as a lawyer.

Mills Oakley

Ashleigh Lehas joined as a lawyer.

Minter Ellison Lawyers

Robert Watson, formerly of DLA Phillips Fox, has joined as special counsel.

Moores Legal

Libby Kleinformerly of Invesco Australia Ltd,has joined as a solicitor in the commercial and not-for-profit groups. Helen Matthews, formerly of Victoria Legal Aid, has joined as a solicitor in the family law group.

Northey Legal & Conveyancing

Sandra Northeyhas set up the new practice of Northey Legal & Conveyancing.

O’Donnell Salzano Lawyers

Dr Julian Phillipshas become a director.

Palmer Stevens & Rennick

Peter Whittyhas joined the firm on a part-time basis.

Partners Legal Pty Ltd

Gandolfo Commercialist Lawyers has merged with the newly established firm, Partners Legal Pty Ltd.

Rigoli & Associates Lawyers

Sounita Viravouthas joined as a solicitor.

Ross Legal

Craig Burrowshas joined as manager of the executive legal search division.

Russell Kennedy Pty Ltd

Bill Lambros, formerly of Coadys, has joined as special counsel in the commercial litigation practice group.

Simplot Australia Pty Ltd

David Freedmanformerly of GHD Pty Ltdhas joined as general counsel – legal, compliance and public relations.

Slidders Lawyers

Ali Khanbashihas joined as an employee solicitor.

Telstra Consumer Marketing and Channels

Juliet Flahertyformerly of Mallesons Stephen Jaques, has joined as legal counsel.

Victoria Law Foundation

Johann Kirbyhas been appointed as executive director.

Victoria Legal Aid

RoseMarie Hollandhas joined as an employee solicitor.

Voitin Lawyers

Evonne Elias,formerly of Williams Winter Solicitors, has joined as a solicitor.

Contact points

Archer & Sapountzis

New office address:Level 1, 229A Canterbury Road, Canterbury 3126. All other details remain the same.

Bayani Harvey Lawyers

New contact details: Suite 13, 79 Manningham Road, Bulleen 3105, PO Box 464, Bulleen 3105, DX 34411 East Doncaster, ph 9852 2200, fax 9852 2088, email, website

Bleyer Lawyers

New office address:Level 1, 550 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000. Phone and fax numbers remain the same.

Brendan Wilkinson

New office address:Level 4, 116 Hardware Street, Melbourne 3000.

Charles Tinney & Associates

New branch office:733-735 High Street, Epping 3076, ph 9408 7000.

Clarendon Lawyers

New mailing address: GPO Box 4930, Melbourne 3001.

Cussen Legal Pty Ltd

New office address:20 Finhaven Court, Kew 3101. All other details remain unchanged.

Cynthia A Toose & Associates

New office address:78 Madden Avenue, Mildura 3500. All other details remain the same.

Dkp Lawyers Pty Ltd

New contact details:Suite 107, 3 Male Street, Brighton 3186, ph 9553 8108, fax 9553 8730.

Executive Rights Employment Lawyers

New contact details:Level 27, 101 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 1300 789 302 or for overseas calls +61 3 9653 9123, fax 8660 2923.

G & S Cohen

New office address:43 Reita Avenue, Wantirna South 3152.

Harvey Lawyers

New office address:Level 10, 34 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000. Phone and fax numbers remain unchanged.

Dr Mark Williams

New contact details:Level 15, 461 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 9604 8498.

Northey Legal & Conveyancing

New postal address:PO Box 671, Wodonga 3689.

Peter Donnellan

New contact details:Level 1, 290 Racecourse Road, Flemington 3031, ph 9372 3188, fax 9372 5650.

Ruxandra Dundon

New office address:Level 27, 101 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 9653 7351, fax 8080 5723.

Shane Balkin & Associates

New email

Stella Stuthridge & Associates

New office address:130 McCrae Street, Bendigo 3550. Phone numbers and DX address remain unchanged.

Vernons Solicitors Pty Ltd

New office address:1/426 Burwood Highway, Wantirna 3152. All other details remain unchanged.

Victoria Legal Aid

New regional office: South Coast (Warrnambool office), Victoria Legal Aid, 185 Fairy Street, Warrnambool 3228,
DX 219599 Warrnambool, ph 5559 7222,
fax 5559 7200, email

Wisewoulds Lawyers

New office address:419-425 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000.

The material in this section comes primarily from information supplied to LIV Member Services. Practitioners may also forward a copy of this information directly to the LIJ at or LIJ, Legal Action, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000. Good quality digital photographs are welcome at a minimum width of 30mm x 40mm high at 300dpi.


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