Norton Rose Fulbright promotes 35 senior lawyers in Australia and Indonesia

Global Press release - Firm July 2022

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced the promotion of 35 senior lawyers in Australia and Indonesia, with 13 being elevated to special counsel and 22 to senior associate. Women represent 63 per cent of these appointments.

The promotions are in the banking and finance; corporate, M&A and securities; employment and labour; environment and planning; financial restructuring and insolvency; government; litigation and disputes; projects and construction; real estate; knowledge; and risk and compliance teams in Brisbane, Jakarta, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

Three partners – Jo Feldman, Troy McKelvie and Ben Wilford – and 23 Australian business services staff were also promoted for July 1, bringing the overall round of promotions to 61.

Norton Rose Fulbright chief executive partner in Australia Alison Deitz said:

“This talented group of senior lawyers represents the breadth and depth of our practice across Australia and Indonesia. Their dedication to providing excellence in client service and consistent contribution to the success of our firm are highly valued by our clients and our partners.”

Effective from July 1, the lawyer promotions, listed by practice area, are:

Banking & Finance

  • Tina Teo (senior associate, Sydney)

Corporate, M&A and securities

  • Rohan Sridhar (special counsel, Melbourne)
  • Dandi Hamid (senior associate, Jakarta)
  • Jeremiah Purba (senior associate, Jakarta)
  • Mauricio Da Rocha (senior associate, Perth)
  • Timothy Chan (senior associate, Sydney)
  • Jonathan Muncey (senior associate, Sydney)
  • Merren Taylor (senior associate, Sydney)

Employment and labour

  • Shannon Walker (special counsel, Perth) 
  • Matt Wichlinski (senior associate, Brisbane)

Environment and planning

  • Naomi Field (special counsel, Brisbane)
  • Juliette King (special counsel, Brisbane)
  • Nicola Targett (special counsel, Sydney)
  • Jessica Howe (senior associate, Brisbane)

Financial restructuring and insolvency

  • Jenna Scott (special counsel, Brisbane)
  • Hoda Solaymani-Jamal (special counsel, Melbourne)
  • Kellie Link (special counsel, Perth)
  • Nick White (special counsel, Perth)
  • Sera Erikozu (senior associate, Sydney)
  • Leo Freckelton (senior associate, Melbourne)
  • Nakita Wilkinson (senior associate, Melbourne)


  • Michael Doyle (senior associate, Canberra)


  • Clare Samson (knowledge special counsel, Melbourne)

Litigation and disputes

  • Daniel Allman (special counsel, Sydney)
  • Alice Blackburn (senior associate, Brisbane)
  • Mrithula Shanker (senior associate, Sydney)

Projects and construction

  • Lisa Loi (special counsel, Sydney)
  • Sarah Wong (senior associate, Melbourne)
  • Lachlan Wood (senior associate, Melbourne)
  • Soorim Cha (senior associate, Sydney)

Real estate

  • Gail Reade (senior associate, Brisbane)
  • Jessica Jacaj (senior associate, Melbourne) 
  • Elyse Athanasopoulos (senior associate, Sydney)

Risk and Compliance

  • Matthew Rose (Melbourne general counsel, Melbourne)
  • Aleksandra Wojtasiewicz (compliance associate, Melbourne)



For further information please contact:

Alex Boxsell, Head of Digital, Communications & Experience, Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia

Tel: +61 (0)2 9330 8165  Cell: +61 (0)414 985 556


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