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Cite as: (2002) 76(10) LIJ, p.87

On The Move

ANZ TRUSTEES
Marina Paleologoudias, formerly of State Trustees, has joined ANZ Trustees as a solicitor.

AUSDRAGON LAWYERS
Carl Nier has ceased practising as The Pacific Law & Associates and is now practising as Ausdragon Lawyers at Suite 8, Level 8, 180 Russell Street, Melbourne 3000, tel 9663 5988, fax 9650 8809.

AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS LAWYERS
Andrew Farr, formerly of Clayton Utz, has been appointed as a partner, heading the firm’s new Melbourne office.

BERRY & ASSOCIATES FAMILY LAWYERS
Bernadette Johnston, formerly a partner with Johnston Ross D’Souza (now Westminster Lawyers), has joined the firm as a consultant.

CAHILLS
Dianne Farlow, formerly of Harwood Andrews, has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

CHRIS MCLENNAN & CO
McLennans has changed its name to Chris McLennan & Co and moved to Suite 104, Level 1, 4 Bank Place, Melbourne 3000, tel 9642 2277, fax 9642 1959, email chrismclennan1@bigpond.com.

CLAYTON UTZ
Alison Daley, formerly of Pearce Webster Dugdales, has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

COLES MYER LTD
Toby Patten, formerly of the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Cooperative Ltd, has joined the company as a corporate solicitor.

CORRS CHAMBERS WESTGARTH
Andrew Pitney, formerly a partner with Freehills, has joined the firm as a partner.

DAVID STAGG TONKIN & CO
Robyn Reid, formerly of Daniel Slattery & Associates, has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

DEACONS
Deepesh Daya, formerly of Baker & McKenzie, has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

DUFFY & SIMON
Thomas Flitner has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

EBSWORTH & EBSWORTH
Lachlan Nguyen, formerly of Herbert Geer & Rundle, has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

EPA VICTORIA
Joanna Cary, formerly of Mallesons Stephen Jaques, has joined EPA Victoria as a solicitor.


FREEHILLS
Former barrister Chris Jose has joined the firm as a partner and Nigel Bond, formerly of IFS Fairley, has joined as an employee solicitor.

GRUNDY MAITLAND & CO
Justin McCleave has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

HERBERT GEER & RUNDLE

Mark Poole, formerly a partner with Clayton Utz, has joined the firm as a partner in the tax group.


HOME WILKINSON LOWRY
Commercial consultant and former Deputy Lord Mayor of the Melbourne City Council Peter McMullin has joined the firm as a consultant.

HOWIE & MAHER
Kathryn Downs, formerly of Home Wilkinson & Lowry, has joined the firm’s family law section as an employee solicitor.

HUNTER NEWNS
Hunter Newns Partners has changed its name to Hunter Newns.

IAN DUNN

Ian Dunn, former CEO of the Law Institute, has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Law in the School of Law and Legal Studies, Latrobe University. As well as his practice as a sole practitioner, Mr Dunn is a principal consultant at The Strategy Shop, 248 Coventry Street, South Melbourne 3205, tel 9686 3881, email ian@strategyshop.com.au. The Strategy Shop provides strategic advice on policy issues to clients in the private and public sectors.

JERRARD & STUK LAWYERS

Victoria Nomikos, formerly a senior associate with the firm, has been appointed as a partner.

JOHN WHELAN/PETER J BLACK & ASSOCIATES
John Whelan has acquired the practice of Peter J Black & Associates. Peter Black has joined the firm as special counsel.

JONES DOWLING MCGREGOR
Andrew McGregor has joined Jones & Dowling as a partner. The firm name has been changed to Jones Dowling McGregor.

KLIGER PARTNERS
Jane McMeekin, formerly of Doyles Construction Lawyers, has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

KPMG LEGAL
Jeffery Goss has been appointed as the firm’s national managing partner.

KYROU LAWYERS
Kyrou Defreitis & Associates has changed its name to Kyrou Lawyers and moved to Suite 2, 230 Hawthorn Road, North Caulfield 3161, tel 9533 0455, fax 9533 0188, email kyrou@hotkey.net.au.

MACPHERSON & KELLEY
Nathan Brunt, formerly of Maddocks, and Carla Espinosa, formerly of Mulcahy Mendelson & Round, have joined the firm as employee solicitors.

MALLESONS STEPHEN JAQUES
Nicholas Grambas, formerly a partner with Freehills, has been appointed as a partner in the firm’s financial services group.

MERLO RICHARDS
Adam Priddle, formerly of Carew Counsel, has joined the firm as a senior associate.

MILLS OAKLEY LAWYERS PTY LTD
Peter Woodhouse, formerly of Nicholas O’Donohue & Co, has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

PHILLIPS FOX
_The following solicitors have joined the firm: Lisa Hornsby as a partner, Louise Hicks (formerly of Maddocks) as a senior associate, Janice Luck (formerly of Davies Collison Cave) as a consultant, and Anita George, Ben Hall (formerly of Blake Dawson Waldron), Matthew Hocking (formerly of Ebsworth & Ebsworth), Thomas Moore (formerly of the LIV Locum Service), Cameron Murrell and Helen Rechter as employee solicitors.

RODERICK SMITH
Roderick Smith recently completed a short-term contract as acting chief executive officer of the Legal Practice Board and is again practising full-time as a solicitor and mediator at Level 13, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000, tel 9614 3411, email rod@rodsmith.com.au.

SAM ANGELATOS & CO
Sam Angelatos & Co has acquired Kahns Lawyers’ personal injury practice. Alexander Garsa, formerly a partner with Kahns Lawyers, has joined Sam Angelatos & Co as a consultant.

SERRY WHITE & CO
The firm of Jack Cohen Serry & Co has been dissolved, with Jack Cohen retiring after 58 years as a legal practitioner. Ronald Serry and Andrew White are now practising in partnership as Serry White & Co from Level 2, 224 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000, tel 9670 6925, fax 9600 0781. Kim Ellis has been appointed as an associate with the new firm.

SJQ LEGAL
Jennifer Dixon has been appointed as a partner. Wendy Quay, who has commenced further study, has stood down as a partner but is continuing with the firm as a consultant. The firm has changed its name from Swan Jones Quay to SJQ Legal.

SLATER & GORDON
Madeleine Pinnuck, formerly of Corrs Chambers Westgarth, has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.
STARY MYALL
Rachel Storey, formerly of Ryan Carlisle Thomas, has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

TAC LAW PTY LTD
Nick Tsongas, formerly of Clements Hutchins, has joined the firm as a solicitor.

VICTORIA LEGAL AID
Peter Matthews has resigned as a solicitor to join the Victorian Bar.

WATSON LAWYERS
Watson Cudlipp Hughes has changed its name to Watson Lawyers. Following the resignation of Robert Cudlipp as a partner, the firm is continuing under the partnership of Alexandra Watson and Nicholas Hughes.

WISEWOULDS LAWYERS
Rob McGirr, formerly of Frenkel Partners, has joined the firm as a partner and Vicki Carter, also formerly of Frenkel Partners, has joined the firm as an employee solicitor.

CONTACT POINTS

ADN LAWYERS
New address: Level 1, 56 Leeds Street, Footscray 3011.

BAZZANI BRAND LAWYERS
New branch office address: Level 9, 10-16 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000.

BRIAN F JACOMB & ASSOCIATES
New email address: info@jacomblawyers.com.au.

BRIAN WARD & PARTNERS
New address: Level 11, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000, tel 9657 3555, fax 9657 3599, website http://www.brianwardpartners.com.au.

GARDEN & GREEN
New Kerang office address: Shop 11, Patchell Plaza, 45-47 Victoria Street, Kerang 3579. New Geelong office address: 94 Gheringhap Street, Geelong 3220, tel 5229 5446, fax 5254 1616.

HELEN BELL
New address: 36 Moor Street, Fitzroy 3065, tel 9670 3713.

JOLIMAN LAWYERS
New branch office address: Level 1, 222 Hare Street, Echuca 3564, tel 5582 4003, fax 5482 4006.

LALITH P THALAKADA
New address: 4 June Close, Wheelers Hill 3150, tel 9561 0332, fax 9263 5030.

MICHAEL ONGARELLO & ASSOCIATES PTY LTD
New fax number: 9781 5744.

THOMAS KOUTSOUPIAS
New address: Suite 10 & 11, Level 9, 118 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000, tel 9640 0599, fax 9640 0477.

VALE

James Francis Joseph (Jim) Whelan, a former partner and consultant with Taylor Whelan & Whelan, died on 11 September 2002, aged 79.

NEW ADMISSIONS

The following people were admitted to practice as barristers and solicitors of the Supreme Court of Victoria on 7 October 2002. The LIJ welcomes them to their chosen profession.

BRABET, Therese
BUGALSKI, Natalie
CANDY, Chelsea
CHAU, Tam
CURTIS, Dale
DI TROCCHIO, Stefanie
GILL, Marita
HARDCASTLE, Brynmor
HARDMAN, Jarred
HOWIE, Katrina
JENKINGS, Lana
KATSIOLIS, Georgina
MANCUSO, Maria
MARKS, Danielle
MISHURA, Paul
MULLALY, Timothy
NADARAJAH, Lakshmi
NARANGALA, Deshani
PANG, Teng
PENHALL, Suzanne
RAIKE, John
RILEY, Todd
ROSENTHAL, Trevor
STANDER, Gregory
STEPHANIDES, Anne-Marie
WADUGE, Melissa
ZYGIER, Benjamin


NOTE

The material in this section comes primarily from information supplied to the Records Department of the Law Institute of Victoria. Practitioners may also forward a copy of this information directly to the LIJ at ashield@liv.asn.au or LIJ, Legal Action, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000. Good quality photographs are welcome (colour prints or digital images saved as TIFF, JPEG or EPS files at 300dpi or greater – set digital camera to greatest possible resolution/quality) with size to a minimum width of 30mm x 40mm high.

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