Piper Alderman announces 21 midyear promotions
Piper Alderman is delighted to announce 21 promotions across the firm with effect from 1 July 2022, including 3 special counsel, 8 senior associates, 8 associates and 2 in business services.
Our newly appointed special counsel include Brisbane-based, Kelly Fraser (Dispute Resolution & Litigation), Sydney-based, Zoe McQuillan (Employment Relations) and Adelaide-based, Juniper Watson (Projects & Construction).
As a member of the national Dispute Resolution & Litigation team since 2015, Kelly Fraser has worked on a number of large, complex litigation matters in numerous jurisdictions across Australia, with a primary focus on corporate and commercial disputes.
Joining Piper Alderman’s Employment Relations team in late 2021, Zoe McQuillan works with small businesses through to multinationals in a wide variety of industries. Zoe was also recently named in The Best Lawyers® in Australia ‘Ones to Watch’ list for Labour and Employment Law.
Juniper Watson joined the firm in 2007, progressing her career in the Adelaide office. She has taken a lead role in advising on significant construction, infrastructure, resources and defence projects throughout Australia and was recognised as a Construction & Infrastructure Rising Star Australia in the Doyle’s Guide rankings in 2021.
Managing Partner, Tony Britten-Jones commented:
“The quality and commitment of our team members across Piper Alderman are very well represented by our promotions this July. The significant growth which the firm has experienced over the past 12 months could not have occurred but for the hard work and contribution of these people. We are proud of them and grateful to be working with them.”
The complete list of promotions with effect from Friday, 1 July 2022 is:
|Kelly Fraser||Dispute Resolution & Litigation||Brisbane|
|Zoe McQuillan||Employment Relations||Sydney|
|Juniper Watson||Projects & Construction||Adelaide|
|Jack Bourke||Employment Relations||Melbourne|
|Isabelle Gatley||Dispute Resolution & Litigation||Adelaide|
|Natalie Miller||Dispute Resolution & Litigation||Sydney|
|Michael Mournehis||Restructuring & Insolvency||Sydney|
|Sam Morphett||Private Client Services||Adelaide|
|Travis Shueard||Intellectual Property||Adelaide|
|Jimmy Taing||Dispute Resolution & Litigation||Sydney|
|Ben Tollner-Atkinson||Dispute Resolution & Litigation||Adelaide|
|Mark Caile||Employment Relations||Melbourne|
|Jay Coverdale||Restructuring & Insolvency||Melbourne|
|Lucie Lawrence-Wall||Employment Relations||Adelaide|
|Danielle Le||Dispute Resolution & Litigation||Sydney|
|Sarah Legoe||Real Estate||Adelaide|
|Leighton McDonald-Stuart||Financial Services & Fintech||Adelaide|
|Lisa Nguyen||Dispute Resolution & Litigation||Sydney|
|Ani Smsarian||Dispute Resolution & Litigation||Sydney|
|Mariya Mironova||Accounts Team Leader||Adelaide|
|Chelsea Moore||Business Development & Marketing Coordinator||Brisbane|
Related media coverage:
Piper Alderman promotes 21 – Lawyers Weekly, 20 June 2022