Media Release | 25 August 2014

Hall & Wilcox appoints new Sydney-based Senior Lawyer

Leading Australian independent business law firm Hall & Wilcox today announced the appointment of Elisabeth Pickthall as a Senior Associate in the firm’s Commercial Dispute Resolution team.

Elisabeth brings to Hall & Wilcox a wealth of international and domestic commercial dispute experience, having spent over ten years working in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Elisabeth was most recently a Senior Associate at Piper Alderman.

Graydon Dowd, section Leader for the Commercial Dispute Resolution practice at Hall & Wilcox, said that Elisabeth’s arrival is an important occasion and brings excitement to the Sydney office.

“Elisabeth’s appointment will enhance our experience and strengthen the litigation practice in our Sydney office. We are very fortunate to have someone with Elisabeth’s credentials join our firm.”

Hall & Wilcox was a recent Finalist at the 2014 Australian Law Awards for Dispute Resolution Team of the Year.

Elisabeth commenced with the firm this week.


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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