Media Release: Clayton Utz announces 1 July 2020 senior promotions

27 Jul 2020

27 July 2020: Clayton Utz is pleased to announce the following promotions, effective 1 July 2020. 

Chief Executive Partner Bruce Cooper congratulated each individual on achieving this important milestone in their career.

"Succession is important for us: part of our role as a leading Australian firm is to create career paths for new cohorts of talented people. The promotion of this impressive group reflects their hard work, our faith in them and the respect they have earned from peers and clients."


Anthony Burke Anthony Burke Melbourne Restructuring and Insolvency
Oshie Fagir Oshie Fagir Sydney Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety
Matt Garozzo Matt Garozzo Melbourne Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety
Liz Griffin Elizabeth Griffin Melbourne Construction and Major Projects
Amanda Lyras Amanda Lyras Sydney Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety
Michael Lucey Michael Lucey Brisbane Public Sector
Greg Midgley Greg Midgley Brisbane Construction and Major Projects
Jillian Robertson Jillian Robertson Sydney Restructuring and Insolvency
Katy Warner Katy Warner Brisbane Corporate, M&A and Capital Markets
Chris Wiseman Chris Wiseman*  Melbourne Environment and Planning


Tristan Appleby Tristan Appleby * Brisbane Corporate M&A and Capital Markets
Nick Bouvier Nic Bouvier Sydney Major Projects and Construction
Lauren Bracewell Lauren Bracewell Perth Restructuring and Insolvency
Eleanor Cannon Eleanor Cannon Canberra Public Sector
Akmal Chunara Akmal Chunara Sydney IP and Technology
Laura Crick Laura Crick Canberra Public Sector
David Elston David Elston Melbourne Major Projects and Construction
Hayden Fielder Hayden Fielder Sydney Commercial Litigation
Joshua Kangisser Joshua Kangisser Sydney Commercial Litigation
Anchal Kapur Anchal Kapur Sydney Competition
Jiaidi Liang Jiadi Liang Canberra Public Sector
Suzana Livaja Suzana Livaja * Sydney Banking and Financial Services
Caitlin McConnel Caitlin McConnel Brisbane Restructuring and Insolvency
Harrison Nurse Harrison Nurse * Melbourne Major Projects and Construction
Jeff Simpson Jeff Simpson Melbourne Public Sector
Kent Teague Kent Teague Sydney IP and Technology
Laura van Stekelenburg Laura van Stekelenburg Brisbane Corporate M&A and Capital Markets




Stephanie Loccisano Stephanie Loccisano Melbourne
Kellie Yip Kellie Yip Melbourne

*promotion as at 1 January 2020

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