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Cite as: (2006) 80(9) LIJ, p. 90


On the move

Advocatus Legal
Richard Stewart is trading as Advocatus Legal from 2-10 Hood Street, Airport
West, 3042 / PO Box 1044, North Melbourne, 3051, ph 9330 6551, fax 9330 6590, email rlslaw@bigpond.net.au

Aim Legal
Melinda Cavalieri, formerly of The Fitzroy Legal Service, is now practising as Aim Legal from 14 Michael Street, Fitzroy North, 3068, ph & fax 9482 4607, email aimlegal@bigpond.com

Anthony Raso & Associates
George Mantzoros, formerly of Dellios West & Co, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Australian Industrial Relations Commission
Graeme Watson, formerly a partner with Freehills, has joined as vice president.

Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees
Peta-Gai McLaughlin, formerly of Cbus Superannuation Fund, has joined as legal & compliance manager.

AWB Ltd
SiewBoon Lou, formerly of Stedman Cameron, has joined as corporate counsel.

Bassett & Sharkey
The partnership of Bassett & Sharkey has been dissolved. Graeme Sharkey is practising as Graeme Sharkey – Lawyer
at 17 Gawler Street, Portland, ph 5521 1744. William Bassett is practising as Bassetts Legal, from the current premises at 134 Percy Street, Portland.

Best Hooper
Ian Pitt SC has resigned as a partner but is continuing as special counsel. Tania Cincotta and Andrew Kaspen have been appointed as partners.

Boothby & Boothby
John Kyne has resigned as a partner but is continuing as a consultant.

Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre
Archondou Marcou, formerly of Robert Stary & Associates, has joined as an employee solicitor.

CCI Victoria Legal
Peter Vitale, formerly a sole practitioner, has joined as principal. Vicki Moulatsiotis, formerly of ANZ, has joined as a senior associate.

Central Highlands Community Legal Centre Inc
Cecilia Taipari-Matthews, formerly of Southport Community Legal Service, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Chessell Williams/Hicks & Oakley
Chessell Williams and Hicks & Oakley have merged. The new firm is practising as Hicks Oakley Chessell Williams at Level 2, Building 1, The Central, 1 Ricketts Road, Mt Waverley, 3149 / DX 32002 Mt Waverley, fax 9544 8711 and Level 13, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne, 3000 / DX 31331 Midtown, ph 9550 4600 (both offices), fax 9629 7422. Partners in the new firm are David Williams, Tony Oakley, Matthew Hicks and Nancy To. Murray Chessell and John Hicks are consultants.

Clayton Utz
Maria Deluca and Trevor Thomas have joined as employee solicitors.

Construct Commercial Lawyers
Demetra Giannakopoulos is practising as Construct Commercial Lawyers from Suite 909, Level 9, 220 Collins Street, Melbourne, 3000 / GPO Box 1424, Melbourne, 3001, ph 9654 8875, fax 9654 8872, email demetra@constructlaw.com.au website http://www.constructlaw.com.au

Cornwall Stodart
Katherine Payne has joined as an employee solicitor.

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Rhodie Anderson, formerly of Arnold
Bloch Leibler and James McQueen, formerly of Herbert Geer & Rundle, joined as employee solicitors.

Deacons
Jacqueline Harrop has joined as an employee solicitor.

Douglas Workplace & Litigation Lawyers
Andrew Douglas has retired from the partnership of Heinz & Partners and commenced practice on his own account as Douglas Workplace & Litigation Lawyers from 35A Railway Road, Blackburn, 3130/ PO Box 61, ph 9894 4773, fax 9894 7863, email adouglas@douglas.law.com.au

Ebsworth & Ebsworth
Elissa Baxter and Tom Suttie have been promoted as partners in the Sydney office and Mark Catchpoole, formerly of Phillips Fox, has been appointed as a principal in the Melbourne office.
The following solicitors have been promoted as senior associates: Leisa Mikkelsen (Sydney), Mark Newton (Sydney), Clare Mulholland (Brisbane), Andrea Rawson (Melbourne) and Mark Wiemers (Brisbane).

Gadens Lawyers
Jennifer Grace, formerly of Hume Lawyers, has joined as an associate. Penelope Telfer, formerly of Lewis Holdway Commercial Lawyers, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Greenfields Financial Services Lawyers
Mark Bland, formerly of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission, has joined as a senior lawyer.

GSM Lawyers
GSM Lawyers has become an Incorporated Legal Practice under the name of GSM Lawyers Pty Ltd and will continue to practise under the name of GSM Lawyers.

Guy & Hinton
Peter Waldie has joined as an employee solicitor.

Hanlons
Kenneth Hanlon has resigned as a partner but is continuing as a consultant.

Hillier Quinn Law
Garry J Quinn has changed its name to Hillier Quinn Law. Directors in the firm are Garry Quinn and Peter Hillier.

Hogg & Reid
Sabah Khan, formerly of Mulcahy Mendelson Round & Darling, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Holt & Macdonald
Veronica Harrison has retired as a partner. The firm is continuing with Ron Frederick and Don Ryan as directors. Allana Bettess has joined as an employee solicitor.

Jackson Sweet
Graeme Jackson has changed its name to Jackson Sweet. Principals in the new firm are Graeme Jackson and Vicki Sweet.
The firm is operating from 215 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, 3350 / PO Box 110, Ballarat 3353 / DX 35021 Ballarat, ph 5331 2700, fax 5332 9384.

Job Watch Inc
Ian Scott, formerly of White Cleland, has joined.

Johnson Winter & Slattery
Rohan Madders has joined as a partner.

Kennedy Wisewoulds
Cathy Gale, formerly a partner at Marshalls & Dent, has joined as a consultant.

Lander & Rogers
Kristina Antoniades, formerly of Victoria Legal Aid, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee
Bronwyn Hine, formerly of Moray & Agnew, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Liberty Financial
Sarah Christensen, formerly of ANZ Banking Group, has joined as general counsel.

Mackinnon Jacobs Horton & Irving Pty
Richard Kent has joined as a partner and Chiara Auteri has joined as an associate.

Macpherson & Kelley
Kerrie Murphy, formerly of Madgwicks, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Mark Geremia & Associates
Duyen Vo joined as an employee solicitor.

Mason Black Lawyers
Sholl Nicholson Pty has changed its name to Mason Black Lawyers Pty. All contact details remain unchanged.

McKean & Park
Richard Fong, formerly of Rhodens Legal Practitioners, has joined as an employee solicitor.

McMahon Fearnley Solicitors
Kristine Pham, formerly of Williams Winter Solicitors, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Melke Legal
Brett Melke, formerly of Goddard Elliott Solicitors, has commenced practice as a sole practitioner under the name Melke Legal in Mt Waverley, ph 8802 7825, fax 8802 7825.

Minter Ellison
Anna Kimm, John Livi and Jeremy Miller have joined as employee solicitors.

Orica Limited
Chris Hansen, formerly of Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation, has joined as group general counsel.

Oxiana Limited
Sue-Ann Higgins has joined as group counsel.

Ponte Earle
Andrew Bini, formerly a partner with Middletons, has joined as special counsel in the business law section.

Revill & Papa Lawyers
Andrew Papadimitropoulos, formerly of Robert Stary & Associates, joined as a partner.

Robert Stary & Associates
Deanna Caruso, formerly of Victoria Legal Aid, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Rotstein & Associates
Bianca Salmon, formerly of Michael Benjamin & Associates, and Bernard Welch, formerly of State Trustees, have joined as employee solicitors.

Russell Kennedy
Paul Ronfeldt, formerly of Australian Business Lawyers, has joined as a partner.

Secombs Solicitors
Dean Hadjina, formerly of Maurice Blackburn Cashman, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Septimus Jones & Lee
John Martin, formerly of Royston Cahir & Martin, has joined as a consultant.

Stephen Brooks Law
Stephen Brooks, formerly of Petersen Westbrook Cameron, is now practising as Stephen Brooks Law from 110 Pall Mall, Bendigo, 3550, ph 5454 3066, fax 5454 3067, email stephen@sblaw.net.au

Stephen Platt Legal
Stephen Platt, formerly of United Customer Management Solution Pty Ltd, is now practising as Stephen Platt Legal from Level 11, 446 Collins Street, Melbourne, 3000, ph 0417 319 309.

TressCox
Thomas Mah, formerly of Herbert Geer & Rundle, has joined as an employee solicitor. Tim Riley, formerly of Enigma Legal, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Turks Legal
Todd Riley, formerly of Australian Administration Services, has joined as a lawyer.

University of Melbourne
Katy Barnett, formerly of Russell Kennedy, has joined the university as a casual lecturer in property law. Angela Cassar, formerly of Phillips Fox, has joined as lecturer/researcher. Natalie Evans has joined as an in-house lawyer.

Victorian WorkCover Authority
Alvin Achariya, formerly of Maurice Black-burn Cashman Commercial, has joined as an employee solicitor.

VicUrban
Sandy Morris, formerly of Victorian Work-Cover Authority, has joined as legal counsel.

Villamanta Disability Legal Rights Service
Dezi George has joined as an employee solicitor.

Voitin Walker Davis
Rebecca Cooke, formerly of Paul Vale Criminal Law, has joined as an employee solicitor.

Wilmoth Field Warne
Chantal Reigo has joined as an employee solicitor.

Contact points

A’Beckett Lawyers
New contact details: Level 13, 575 Bourke Street, Melbourne, 3000 / DX 503 Melbourne, ph 9628 4182, fax 9628 4181, email info@abeckett.com.au

Bruce M Cook & Associates
New contact details: Level 1, 114 William Street, Melbourne, 3000 / GPO Box 5453, Melbourne, 3001, ph 9629 1234, fax 9670 0345.

Charles Fice Solicitors
New contact details: Level 2, 83 William Street, Melbourne, 3000, ph 9629 4100, fax 9629 4188.

Executive Rights
East Kew branch office closed. All correspondence to the South Yarra office or to PO Box 2077, Kew 3101.

Grigor Lawyers
New contact details: Level 11, 488 Bourke Street, Melbourne, 3000, ph 9642 3517,
fax 9670 8850.

Harry Szmerling & Co
New contact details: Suite 2, 210 Lower Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe East, 3079. Other details remain the same.

Ladbray Consortium
New fax details: 9378 8266.

Macpherson & Kelley Lawyers
New contact details: Level 1, 114 William Street, Melbourne, 3000 / GPO Box 1666, Melbourne, 3000 / DX 174 Melbourne, ph 9794 2600, fax 8615 9999. Dandenong office details remain the same.

Paul Horvath Solicitor
New contact details: 5th Floor, 221 Queen Street, Melbourne, 3000 / PO Box 13178, Law Courts, 8010, ph 9642 0435, fax 9670 8965, email paul@phsolicitor.com.au website http://www.phsolicitor.com.au

Revill & Papa Lawyers
New contact details: 1/254 Hampshire Road, Sunshine, 3020/PO Box 317, ph 9311 7433, fax 9311 8433, email sunshinelegal@gmail.com

Roberts Beckwith Partners
New address details: 16 Blamey Place, Mornington, 3931.

Ruxandra Dundon
New contact details: Suite 508, 685 Burke Road, Camberwell, 3123, ph 9813 5885,
fax 8080 5723.

Ryan Commercial Lawyers
New address details: Level 3, 353 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 3000 / PO Box 530 Collins Street West, Melbourne, 8007.

Tremback Naughton
New contact details: Ground Floor, 280 Queen Street, Melbourne, 3000, ph 8600 8897, fax 9642 8638.

Turks Legal
New contact details: Level 10 (North Tower), 459 Collins Street, Melbourne, 3000 / DX 30861, Melbourne Stock Exchange.

Vernon Da Gama & Associates
New head office contact details: 28 Fromer Street, Bentleigh, 3204, ph 9503 8046, fax 9503 8047, email vernondagama@msn.com

Welsh Palmer
The firm is no longer in Ausdoc.

Wisewoulds
The firm is no longer in Ausdoc.

Update your 2007 LIV Diary

The following amendment should be made to the 2007 LIV Legal Directory and Diary.

Victorian Legal Firms

p102
Add in Raj Lawyers, Level 8, Exchange Tower, 530 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, 3000, ph 9613 6888, fax 9613 6899.


The material in this section comes primarily from information supplied to Law Institute of Victoria Member Services. Practitioners may also forward a copy of this information directly to the LIJ at NMcCausland@liv.asn.au or LIJ, Legal Action, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000.

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