Ashurst, one of Australia's leading global law firms, continues to
actively anticipate client demand and recognise opportunities for
growth with the appointment of two outstanding legal practitioners
to its partnership.
The appointment of Rebecca
Field, Projects, in Perth and Alice Muhlebach, Competition, in
Melbourne, now brings the total number of new promotions to the
partnership at the start of the 2012/13 financial year to 12 - six
of whom are women. This calendar year Ashurst has made 20 new
appointments to the partnership.
Managing Partner of Ashurst in Australia John Carrington said: "We are
proud of our track record of developing high quality lawyers to
become excellent partners and we are particularly proud that half
of our newly promoted partners are women. Ashurst is committed to
recognising and rewarding the high performance of our people,
ensuring our clients have access to the best possible legal teams
to service their local and global needs."
The two new partners of Ashurst Australia, and their areas of
Rebecca Field, Projects, Perth
joined the firm in Perth in September 2002 and became a senior
associate in July 2004. Rebecca's expertise in property and
property infrastructure work is unique in the Perth market and will
assist the firm capture and grow opportunities in the energy and
Alice Muhlebach, Competition, Melbourne
joined the firm as an articled clerk in the firm's Melbourne office
in March 2005 and became a senior associate in July 2009.
Alice has particular expertise in infrastructure access and in
complex merger clearances. She is expected to play an important
role in the development of relationships with key Ashurst clients.