Lauren Fancey has joined Moray & Agnew Lawyers. With over seven years’ experience, she practises primarily in the areas of property and commercial law and has handled a diverse range of matters including commercial, residential, strata and rural conveyancing and leasing; compulsory acquisition of properties; creation of easements; purchase and sale of business agreements; liquor licensing; and business succession planning.
Nick Lane has been appointed to Director of Sales & Leasing at Knight Frank. Nick has 20 years property experience having handled major sales and leasing appointments on behalf of government agencies, major corporations, banks and receivers.
Australian Careers Network Limited (ACN) has appointed Sam Martin-Williams to its board. Sam has more than 15 years board and applied governance experience across a diverse range of industries including complex and highly regulated sectors such as financial services, government and large not-for-profits. She holds degrees in business, industrial relations and commercial law and is a conjoint lecturer at The University of Newcastle Business School.
Patrick Hancock has joined the adviser team at Crest Financial Services. Having lead the Crest paraplanning team for over 5 years, Patrick is excited to step out from ‘behind the scenes’ and use his extensive knowledge to provide holistic and dedicated advice to clients from all walks of life.
Karen Holburn has joined Out of the Square Media (OOTS) after working for local marketing agency Enigma. She is well known locally with 35 years industry experience. From award-winning copywriter to agency producer and Account Service Manager, Karen has worked across a broad range of clients including retail, luxury hotels, automotive, education and financial institutions.
Gillian Geraghty has been appointed Regional General Manager to APP Corporation’s Northern NSW operations. Gillian succeeds Peter McNally in the role, who over the previous eight years has successfully built the team and worked on a number of projects, including Tamworth Hospital, Newcastle Courthouse, Newcastle University’s NeW Space Campus, and Lakes Grammar.
Troy Dobinson has joined Rankin Ellison Lawyers as a Senior Associate practicing in the area of Family Law. Troy is a Lake Macquarie local who brings 17 years’ experience assisting clients through the challenging process of resolving parenting and property issues following relationship breakdowns. With experience in property and commercial transactions, conveyancing and estate matters he also brings a broad base of legal knowledge to complex property matters.
Out of the Square Media (OOTS) has welcomed Rob Vincent to their team. Rob brings over 18 years’ experience to OOTS; from his internship with Port of Newcastle through to helping a huge range of industries, including finance, land developments, retail outlets, education and a host of other blue chip clients. Rob joins OOTS from the Newcastle Permanent’s marketing team
SLR Consulting has appointed Stephen Kozakiewicz as Principal Consultant in the Acoustics & Vibration discipline. Stephen brings approximately 15 years of acoustic consulting experience in field measurements, data analysis, noise modelling, noise and vibration control, technical reviews and project management. He is familiar with the application of environmental legislation and has completed a large number of noise and vibration related projects.
Tina Van Epen has joined Moray & Agnew. She is a highly experienced corporate and commercial lawyer who advises on competition, corporate and commercial law matters. Tina advises a range of public sector, commercial and resources clients on competition law and legislative processes and powers. She also has valuable insights into the enforcement processes of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.