Barry.Nilsson. announces five promotions for the New Year Barry.Nilsson. announces five promotions for the New Year

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Barry.Nilsson. announces five promotions for the New Year

As of 1 January 2021, national law firm Barry.Nilsson. has made five senior promotions, including one associate, two senior associates, one special counsel as well as a new manager in their national shared services team.

Barry.Nilsson. principal Rhett Kennedy said the end of year promotions furthered the firm’s momentum in building a strong presence in New South Wales and Victoria and broadened its ability to counsel clients across all states including those in the family law, insurance and health industries.

“We continue to build our standing as a multi-award-winning national firm with a reputation for leadership in the areas of Insurance & Health, working for many of the country’s biggest public and private companies, as well as Family Law & Estate Planning,” said Mr Kennedy.

“We’re delighted to promote from within our stable of outstanding lawyers and work with them to further the firm’s service to clients throughout Australia.”

Barry.Nilsson. launched into the Queensland market more than 50 years ago when it opened its Brisbane office in 1963. The firm now has over 300 staff including 28 principals across Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart.

“We see significant strategic opportunities in New South Wales and Victoria as they continue to grow as major business centres for startups, medium-size companies and large global corporations,” said Mr Kennedy.

“Building our offices with an impressive team of lawyers positions us to better serve existing clients and secure new business.”

The five promotions are listed as follows:

  • Damian Clancy - Special Counsel (Insurance & Health, Melbourne)
  • Amelia Beveridge - Senior Associate (Family, Melbourne)
  • Alex Donley - Senior Associate (Insurance & Health, Sydney)
  • Josh Sukkar - Associate (Insurance & Health, Sydney)
  • Sally Cuskelly - Marketing & Communications Manager (Business Development & Marketing, Brisbane).

Along with its notable growth in both revenue and lawyer headcount over the past five years, Barry.Nilsson. was named Professional Services Firm of the Year in the 2016, 2017 and 2019 ANZIIF Australian Insurance Industry Awards.

The firm has received a raft of technical and individual accolades in the prestigious Doyle’s Guide and Best Lawyers including Top Listed Insurance Law Firm, First Tier Family & Divorce Law Firm and Insurance Lawyer of the Year.


For more information, contact:

Sally Cuskelly
07 3231 6180
sally.cuskelly@bnlaw.com.au