Media release

A stellar list of 14 named for promotions at HopgoodGanim Lawyers

12 July 2019

HopgoodGanim is excited to announce 14 promotions across the firm effective 1 July 2019.

We firstly congratulate our two newest Partners in Anna Hendry and Blake Frost who are both based in our Brisbane office.

Anna Hendry

Anna is an insurance law expert advising major insurers and self-insurers on complex issues including public liability, workers’ compensation, compulsory third party and professional indemnity.

Anna has been pivotal in advising on many notable workers’ compensation cases. She is a regular speaker at industry conferences as well as authoring Queensland workers’ compensation manuals.

Blake Frost

Blake is a construction law expert with experience spaning multiple sectors including Resources, Energy and Projects, Real Estate and Government. His back-end experience ranges from large-scale court proceedings, through to bespoke alternative dispute resolution solutions for both private and government clients.

In addition to construction disputes, Blake also advises clients on general risk advisory on large-scale projects, and the management of significant or sensitive issues on current projects (contentious and non-contentious), through to advising teams on-site, preparing risk analysis models and liaising directly with counterparties to resolve litigious issues during project delivery.

Our two special counsel promotions are Damon King and Mark Hyde.

Damon is based in the firm’s Brisbane office and practices in workplace and employment law. He advises both employers and employees on the complete range of technical issues associated with industrial and employment law including contracting, restraints and unfair dismissals.

Mark is based in the firm’s Perth office and practices in litigation and insolvency. In addition to assisting clients in commercial disputes, Mark also has significant experience acting in receiverships, liquidations and administrations plus advising in all aspects of debt recovery and the review and enforcement of securities. 

Below is a complete list of promotions for the firm effective 1 July 2019.

Promotion to Partner

Anna Hendry - Insurance

Blake Frost - Construction

Promotion to Special Counsel

Damon King - Workplace and Employment

Mark Hyde - Insolvency and Restructuring

Promotion to Senior Associate

Andrew Clements - Dispute Resolution

Fraser Bax - Family and Relationship Law

Jodie Cunningham - Property

Verity Stone - Intellectual Property

Promotion to Associate

Amye McArthur - Property

Billy Young - Corporate

Chris Kamp - Finance

Chris Wright - Corporate

Christina Hooper - Corporate

Grace Mullins - Corporate

HopgoodGanim congratulates our colleagues on achieving these important career milestones.

12 July 2019

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