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More than 50 promotions have been announced across Slater and Gordon in Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia and the ACT.

The promotions recognise and celebrate the hard work and dedication of lawyers who specialise in personal injury, litigation and emerging services.

The lawyers have been recognised for their commitment across a variety of specialties including workers’ compensation, medical law, motor vehicle accident, public liability, superannuation, class actions, estate and commercial litigation, asbestos and ComCare.

Class Actions

Hannah Lewis, Jonathan Risby, Rohan Foley, Victoria Sparks and William Zerno were all promoted to Associate positions.

Andy Wei, Ebony Birchall and Kaitlin Ferris were promoted to Senior Associate positions, and Nathan Rapoport was promoted to the position of Special Counsel.

Andrew Paull has been promoted to the class actions leadership team, being named the newest Practice Group Leader.

During his time at Slater and Gordon, Mr Paull has worked on numerous high-profile cases which have secured hundreds of millions of dollars for clients and group members, including the Manus Island class action, which settled in 2017 for $70m plus costs, representing Australia’s largest ever human rights settlement.

He is also leading the charge on a class action against NAB, after the bank sold dodgy credit card and personal loan insurance to vulnerable customers who would never have been eligible to claim against.

Commercial Litigation

Melbourne lawyer Eileen Nguyen in the commercial litigation team was promoted to Principal Lawyer.

Motor Vehicle Accident

Reservoir lawyer Suzanne Mackay has been promoted from Lawyer to Associate.

Ringwood lawyer Ahmed Pervaz has been promoted from Associate to Senior Associate.

Melbourne lawyer Julia Bravis has been promoted from Lawyer to Associate.

Lismore lawyer Josh McKay has been promoted from Senior Associate to Principal Lawyer.

Sydney lawyer Tom Mithieux has been promoted from Associate to Senior Associate.

Perth lawyer Dawn Williams has been promoted from Lawyer to Associate.

Perth lawyer Bronte De Cuyper has been promoted from Lawyer to Associate.

Perth lawyer Michael Raw has been promoted from Lawyer to Associate.

Medical Law

Dandenong lawyer Kate Fisher has been promoted from Associate to Senior Associate.

Epping lawyer Awash Prasad has been promoted from Associate to Senior Associate.

Ringwood lawyer Paula Pulitano has been promoted from Lawyer to Associate.

Melbourne lawyer Jacob Sutton has been promoted from Lawyer to Associate.

Sydney lawyer Yevgeny Bagrin has been promoted from Senior Associate to Principal Lawyer.

Sydney lawyer Tim Cummings has been promoted from Senior Associate to Principal Lawyer.

Comcare

Ashfield lawyer Gabrielle Giunta was promoted from Third Year Lawyer to Associate.

Client Care

Ringwood lawyer Tara Stark has been promoted from Supervisor of our DTL team to Senior Associate.

Workers’ compensation

Bendigo lawyer Jennifer Lay has been promoted from a Second Year Lawyer to Associate.

Melbourne lawyer Irena Krakic has been promoted from Lawyer to Associate.

Canberra lawyer Joshua Carroll has been promoted from Lawyer to Associate.

Penrith lawyer Erin Sellars has been promoted from Associate to Principal Lawyer.

Perth lawyer Michael Raw has been promoted from Lawyer to Associate.

Slater and Gordon CEO John Somerville congratulated the teams on their appointments.

“These promotions reflect the dedication and commitment we have at Slater and Gordon to achieving the best for our clients,” Mr Somerville said.

“They work hard to make it possible for people to continue accessing world-class legal services.”

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