MDW lawyer promotion announcements – October 2020

MDW lawyer promotion announcements – October 2020

Four lawyers take on new roles in recognition of their significant contributions

Despite these challenging times, our team has continued to thrive, provide exceptional legal service and work in partnership with our clients in support of their individual and business needs as we navigate the reality of living with COVID-19.

It is in these uncertain times that the work ethic, savviness and determination of our staff is significantly highlighted.  That is why we are delighted to announce four senior promotions within our commercial/property, litigation and media teams:

These four lawyers are the embodiment of our values and beliefs.

MDW Principal Jeffrey Pinch noted that all four lawyers demonstrate MDW’s commitment to legal excellence, as well as dedication to outstanding client service. “Being in a position in the midst of a pandemic, to be able to recognise the hard work of our team is fantastic.  I am delighted and proud of the outstanding contributions of these individuals.”

Briget O’Callaghan – Commercial/Property Principal

Briget’s promotion attests to her exceptional client service, hard work and knowledge in commercial/property law. Briget specialises in residential, commercial property acquisitions and disposals, hotel and serviced apartment management, franchising, refurbishment, and strata and community title management.

Alex Di Blasi – Litigation and Dispute Resolution Special Counsel

With 15 years’ experience, Alex is an essential member of the MDW litigation and dispute resolution team. Alex has a distinguished reputation for conducting complex and vigorous litigation in Federal and superior State courts, appellate courts, and tribunals.

Clement Dunn – Entertainment Senior Associate

Clement contributes a wealth of diverse skills and experience to our entertainment law team. He provides legal services to feature films, television shows and documentaries. Also an experienced executive producer, Clement currently serves as company secretary on the board of directors for the Australian International Documentary Conference.

Marco Angele – Commercial, Media and Entertainment Senior Associate

Marco works in our commercial and entertainment teams, providing commercial and intellectual property advice. Marco also drives our newest automated online platform MDW Express. Marco recently won the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Award 2020 for Sports and Entertainment and was a finalist for the Intellectual Property and Media and Telecommunications categories.

Congratulations to Briget, Alex, Clement and Marco for their well-deserved promotions,” added Jeffrey. “We’re predicting bright legal futures for each of our promotees.”

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