“These lawyers represent the future of Russell Kennedy and will play an integral role in making the partnership stronger and achieving our firm’s vision. The fact that we are able to make this investment signals the strong position of the firm,” said Russell Kennedy managing director Paul Gleeson.
He adds: “Developing the capability of our people and helping them to realise their potential at Russell Kennedy allows us to deliver the highest quality service to our clients. We congratulate each and every one of them on their promotion and look forward to the continued growth in their careers".
In a commercial environment which has delivered significant challenges for law firms, Russell Kennedy is continuing to strongly grow fee revenue.
Year on year growth in fee revenue has continued, with this financial year delivering 6% accumulated growth.
Russell Kennedy is focussed on growing capability in core areas where the biggest opportunities are for their clients, now and into the future.
The new Principals are:
|Donna Rayner||Property & Development|
|Emma Dunlevie||Property & Development|
|Lauren Smyth||Property & Development|
|Adam Layt||Government, Planning & Environment|
|Caitlin Walsh||Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety|
|Emma Fitzgibbon||Public Law, Litigation & Aged Care|
|Morgan Scholz||Property & Development|
|Olivia McMillan||Public Law, Litigation & Aged Care|
|Nicole Neufeld||Dispute Resolution|
The promotions are effective from 1 July 2016.