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Slater and Gordon has announced senior promotions across its Queensland offices.

Sunshine Coast lawyer Peta Yujnovich has been promoted to Practice Group Leader, Shailer Park lawyer Rebekah Lovely has been promoted to Principal Lawyer while Ipswich lawyer Angela Heather has also been promoted to Senior Associate.

Peta Yujnovich

With more than 15 years’ experience, Ms Yujnovich is a leading lawyer on the Sunshine Coast, with a focus on growing Slater and Gordon’s Birtinya and North Lakes offices.

Achieving a number of high-profile legal wins throughout her career, Ms Yujnovich also regularly volunteers at the her local Community Legal Service, providing free legal advice to those most in need.

Rebekah Lovely

The Shailer Park lawyer has had a list of successes in 2018 and was also a Finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards in the Regional/Suburban Lawyer of the Year in 2017.

Angela Heather

Since starting at Slater and Gordon in 2012, Ms Heather has been a strong advocate for the Ipswich and western Brisbane community, priding herself on her commitment to helping her clients through some of their toughest times.

Ms Heather is known for her tenacity and determination to achieve the best possible outcomes for them.


Slater and Gordon General Manager Queensland Frankie Carroll said it was extremely pleasing to watch the development of all three lawyers.

“Congratulations to Peta, Rebekah and Angela,” Mr Carroll said. “All three lawyers have worked hard and shown tremendous commitment to their clients.”

Slater and Gordon CEO John Somerville said the law firm was focused on developing young and aspiring lawyers who were passionate about supporting and getting the best result for their clients.

“It fills the whole firm with pride to watch our lawyers develop and further their careers, driven by their passion to help those needing legal support,” Mr Somerville said.

A number of legal assistants and support team members have also been promoted.

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