Media release

HopgoodGanim Lawyers promotes sixteen, including one to Partner

09 September 2020

HopgoodGanim is excited to announce sixteen promotions across the firm, effective as of 1 October 2020. 

A special congratulations to our newest Partner, Ivan Orola who is based in our Brisbane office. 

Ivan is a career property lawyer with a practice focused on retirement living, commercial and retail property. Prior to joining HopgoodGanim in 2018, Ivan held a senior in-house role with Queensland Investment Corporation. Ivan is an active member of Urban Development Institute of Australia, Property Council of Australia and Committee for Brisbane.

Ivan’s appointment brings our Partnership count to 42 from 1 October 2020.

Our two Special Counsel promotions are Kathleen Coggins and Dean Foley, both in our Family and Relationship Law team. HopgoodGanim proudly boasts one of Australia’s largest and most respected Family and Relationship Law practices and Kathleen and Dean are both incredibly experienced practitioners. In addition to Kathleen and Dean, four more of our Family and Relationship Law team have been promoted in this round.

Kathleen is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist and was named by The Best LawyersTM in Australia 2020 and 2021 editions for Family Law. Dean is also a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist and a Nationally Accredited Mediator. 

Bruce Humphrys, Managing Partner congratulates the team on achieving these important career milestones. 

“Whilst it has been a uniquely challenging year, it is welcoming to share positive news about the progression of our team members and the firm. These promotions display our ongoing commitment to the professional development of all team members.”

“All sixteen lawyers have displayed resilience, are solution-focused practitioners and they build long-lasting relationships with colleagues and clients – attributes which are deserving of this recognition.”

“I thank them for their commitment and contribution to HopgoodGanim and congratulate them on their achievement.”

Below is the full list of promotions across the firm.

Promotion to Partner 

Promotion to Special Counsel

Promotion to Senior Associate

Promotion to Associate

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