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Record number of promotions at Maddocks as the firm maintains strong growth trajectory

• 14 June 2022 • 2 min read
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Maddocks has announced a record round of promotions, with 59 staff stepping up from 1 July.

The large number of promotions includes:

  • 5 Partners
  • 8 Special Counsel
  • 16 Senior Associates
  • 19 Associates
  • 11 Services

Commenting on the appointments, Maddocks CEO, David Newman said: “It has been a year of breaking records at Maddocks. In addition to a record number of promotions, we have also secured a record number of matters and a record number of awards in recognition of our work. Our promotions are a further demonstration that Maddocks is no longer a quiet achiever in the legal market. Our solid base of over 130 years of operation is allowing us to invest and grow our business in line with our client needs as the firm evolves”.

Maddocks Chairman, Mark Henry said: The Maddocks Board has been focused this year on capitalising on our recent growth by ensuring we are able to meet our clients’ everchanging needs and expectations. We have been very proud in the last few years to act on some of the most significant legal matters across the public and private sectors while retaining the great culture for which Maddocks is well known. Our reputation as a great place to do great work has contributed to our success and growth”.

The promoted Partners are:

  • Julia Tonkin, Commercial Melbourne
  • Andrew Wright, Commercial Melbourne
  • Clare Batrouney, Property Melbourne
  • Sunny Leow, Public Law Canberra
  • Sefton Warner, Construction Melbourne


About Maddocks

Maddocks is a proudly independent Australian law firm that works closely with corporations, businesses and governments throughout Australia and internationally. We advise national and international clients across the education, government, healthcare, infrastructure and technology sectors, from our Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Our specialist expertise includes dispute resolution and litigation, employment and safety, financial services, franchising and insolvency.

For more information:

Lisa Macnamara
Head of Communications
Tel: 02 9291 6114
Lisa.Macnamara@maddocks.com.au

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