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Partners Announce Promotions For FY16

Media Release 01 July 2015

Sydney, (July 2014) – TressCox Lawyers begins the new financial year by announcing a number of promotions. Senior Associate Kylie Agland has been promoted to the Partnership, and two of our Associates, David Fechter and Tracy Tran have been promoted to Senior Associate. This is in addition to five of our solicitors being promoted to Associate.

Kylie Agland has worked her way up the ranks beginning her legal career at TressCox in May 1999 as a Graduate Lawyer, practising almost exclusively in medical negligence defence litigation for the past 16 years. Kylie’s practice specialises in cases involving catastrophic injuries including obstetric cases. Kylie’s reputation externally has also been recognised, inter alia, in the 2012, 2013, 2014/15 and 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers®: Australia for Medical Negligence. Kylie works part time and is a key member of our National Health & Aged Care Team

Tracy Tran joined the Firm in January 2014 and advises on a wide range of litigious matters with a focus on issues of Commercial and Corporate Law, Financial Services and Trade Practices Law, Building and Construction Law, Intellectual Property Law and Contract Law. Tracy has over 6 years of litigation experience divided between complex litigation and specialist corporate advice in these areas.

David Fechter commenced at the Firm in December 2008 as a Summer Clerk and practises in Corporate and Commercial Law. His areas of expertise include Corporations Act, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, competition and Trade Practices, wealth planning, business and trading structures, estates, trusts and estate litigation, advisory (not-for-profit, tax concession, administrative law) and tax and revenue. David advises on a diverse range of matters in these areas.

Adam Hempenstall, Commercial Litigation & Insolvency has also been appointed to Associate.

Executive Chairman, Scott Chapman, comments “The appointments reflect the high calibre of the TressCox Team and our continued commitment to our employees and our clients in a tough legal market“.

For further information please contact:
Sarah Hargrove
Director of Business & Practice Development and People
P. +61 2 9228 9233
F. +61 2 9228 9299

TressCox Lawyers is a highly successful, specialised law firm focused on providing professional legal services to the public and private sectors.  In Australia, TressCox has a very strong presence, currently operating from offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra. The firm has established itself as a leader in the Australian market in the areas of corporate and commercial law, litigation and dispute resolution, insurance, health, government, media and entertainment, building and construction, energy and resources, infrastructure and intellectual property.

Media Release 01 July 2015
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