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Cite as: May 2011 85(5) LIJ, p.84

On the move

Clarke Legal

Danielle Dight has joined as an employee solicitor.

Claudia Grimberg

Lisa Ball has commenced as an employee solicitor.

Cornwall Stodart

Gideon Meltzer has been appointed as partner in the corporate & commercial team. David Moore has been appointed as special counsel and head of the intellectual property team.

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Jeremy King has joined as a partner.

Coulter Roache Lawyers

Coulter Roache has acquired Ainsworths Lawyers. Anne O’Loughlin has been appointed as senior lawyer.

Forum Legal

Costa Brehas has commenced practice on his own account under the name Forum Legal.

Geraldine Behan Lawyers Pty Ltd

Behan Lawyers Pty Ltd has changed its name to Geraldine Behan Lawyers Pty Ltd.

Gilbert + Tobin

Neil Pathak, formerly of Freehills, has joined as a partner.

Henry Carus & Associates

Sarah Dorahy, formerly of Shine Lawyers, has joined as a senior solicitor.

Herbert Geer

St John Frawley has joined as a partner, Catherine Bell has joined as special counsel and Kane Barrett has commenced as a senior associate.

Holman Fenwick Willan

Robert Desmond has joined as a partner.

HWL Ebsworth

Beata Berman has joined as special counsel.

Amy Watterson and Laura Young have joined as senior associates.


Former Victorian Treasurer Alan Stockdale has joined as a key adviser in the government sector team.


Marina Papas, formerly of Herbert Geer, has been appointed as a partner.


Melissa Brusnahan and Emily Dempster have commenced as employee solicitors.

Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Emma Goodwin has joined as a senior associate.

Marshalls+Dent Lawyers

Mark Wollan, formerly of Wollan & Associates, has joined as a partner.

McKean Park Lawyers

Mark Finn and Maria Kourtis have commenced as lawyers.

mdp McDonald Partners

Lloyd Dewar has commenced as a lawyer.

Meier Denison Guymer Pty Ltd

Holly Renwick, formerly of Minter Ellison, and Zoe Watson, formerly of Bayside Solicitors, have joined as employee solicitors.

Mills Oakley Lawyers

Adam Lunn has joined as a partner. Nathan Rhimes, Sanaz Naimi and Jack Dolphin have commenced as senior associates.

Noble Lawyers

Tim Landy has joined as a lawyer.

Pearce Webster Dugdales

Harvey Lawyers has merged with Pearce Webster Dugdales.

Rigoli Lawyers

Rebecca Wright has joined as an employee solicitor.

Robinson Gill

Lu Cheng has been appointed as a solicitor.

Westminster Lawyers

Anni Hu and Frank Chila have joined as lawyers.

Contact points
Arnold Costs Solicitors Pty Ltd

New address details: Level 1, 530 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000. New postal address: DX 238 Melbourne.

Forum Legal

New contact details: Suite 2, 5 Molan Street, Ringwood 3134, ph 8838 0032, email

Giannakopoulos Solicitors

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

Harrick Lawyers

New contact details: Level 7, 365 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000, ph 9670 2266, fax 9670 2277.

Horak Frankovich Rose & Cross

New contact details: 544 Dandenong Road, Caulfield North 3161, ph 9500 0840, fax 9500 0849.

Lamplugh McIntosh Lawyers

New address details: 105 York Street, South Melbourne 3205.

Melbourne Legal Partners Pty Ltd

New contact details: Level 2, 3 River Street, South Yarra 3141, ph 8813 2117, fax 5941 7299, email

Rosemarie Ryan Lawyers

New address details: Level 3, 520 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000.

Scammell Black Mileo Pty Ltd

New contact details: Suite 4, Level 1, 6 Atherton Road, Oakleigh 3166, PO Box 132, Oakleigh 3166, DX 16629 Oakleigh. ph 9888 1010, fax 9568 3704.

Vernons Solicitors

The office at 3/1 Imperial Avenue, Caulfield 3162 is now closed.


Ainsworths Lawyers

Geoffrey William Ainsworth, principal, passed away on 2 February 2011.

Melville Orton & Lewis

Lawrence Stanley Lyons passed away on 20 February 2011.


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