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Henry Davis York promotes three to partnership

29 June 2016

Leading Australian law firm Henry Davis York has announced the promotion of three lawyers to its partnership, reflecting the firm's commitment to growth, and rewarding excellence and legal talent.

The latest round of promotions at the firm also includes four new Special Counsel and 10 new Senior Associates.

The new partners, all of whom began their HDY careers as lawyers, are from two of the firm's market-leading practice groups: Banking, Turnaround and Insolvency (BTI) and Projects, Construction and Procurement (PCP).

The new partners are Hamish Dixon and Laura Johns in BTI and Alex Whiteside in PCP. The new appointments take effect on 1 July 2016.

Managing Partner of HDY Michael Greene said: "These well-deserved promotions add to the strength and depth of key practices, and are in complete alignment with the firm's ambitions and sectors of focus – financial services, government and infrastructure.

"Apart from their obvious legal talent and expertise, the appointment of Hamish, Laura and Alex is also due recognition of their dedication to excellence and client service which is at the heart of all we do at HDY.

"Our firm is fortunate to have such high-quality individuals join the partnership, bringing their passion and enthusiasm as leaders to the firm," Michael said.

HDY also announced the promotion to Special Counsel of Helen Taylor in BTI, Rodney Hawkins and Eric Herman in the Commercial Disputes, Investigations and IP Practice Group and Jillian Mitford-Burgess in our Pro Bono Team.

New Senior Associates at the firm are Alesha Burke, Leanne Ho, Gianna Minato, Rachel Page, Charlie Ralph, Nathan Roberts, John Vijayaraj, Tom White, Ken Wong and Sneha Yamunarajan.

For further information contact:

Glenn Taylor
Head of Communications
Henry Davis York
61 2 9947 6568
61 408 939 226
glenn.taylor@hdy.com.au