Media Release | 16 December 2015

Hall & Wilcox appoints a further five new partners and eight senior lawyers

I am pleased to announce three new partner appointments (as at 1 January 2016) which brings the total partner number at Hall & Wilcox to 60 across Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle and Perth. The new partners are:

Zoe Keith, Partner, General Insurance

Jason McMahon, Partner, Statutory Insurance

Joe Mancuso, Partner, Statutory Insurance

In addition to the three partners announced, the firm has also promoted one new special counsel and seven new senior associates (as at 1 January 2016):

Ahranee Vijayaseelan, Special Counsel, General Insurance

James Bull, Senior Associate, Corporate & Commercial

Lachlan Currie, Senior Associate Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Liam Fowler, Senior Associate, General Insurance

Terri Hirbod-Bassi, Senior Associate, General Insurance

Jennifer Kildea, Senior Associate, General Insurance

Piers Mitchem, Senior Associate, Employment

Marco Nesbeth, Senior Associate, Statutory Insurance


Oliver Jankowsky

Partner & Head of International Practice

Ed Paton

Partner & Head of SE Asia Practice

Eugene Chen

Partner & Head of China Practice

Melanie Smith

Director - Business Development, Marketing and Communications

Natalie Bannister

Partner & Commercial National Practice Leader

Rhett Slocombe

Partner & Insurance National Practice Leader

Katie McKenzie


James Bull

Special Counsel and Head of Frank

Melanie James

People & Culture Manager

Jacqui Barrett

Partner & Head of US Practice

Paul O’Donnell

Consultant & Head of Energy

Christopher Brown

Partner & Head of UK Practice

Lauren Parrant

Senior People & Culture Advisor, as at 1 July 2022

Melinda Woledge

Marketing & Communications Manager

Jasmine Koh

Senior Associate and Head of Frank

Alison Choy Flannigan

Partner & Leader, Health & Community

Billie Kerkez

Manager – Smarter Recovery Solutions

Peter Jones

Senior Commercial Counsel

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