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What's happening here and now? September 2018

  • Newsletter Article
  • Published 07.09.2018

TurksLegal celebrates new appointments

In our December edition of the FSB we announced the welcome return of Sofia Papachristos to TurksLegal as a Partner.

We finally got to celebrate Sofia’s return with clients at our Melbourne appointments function in August. We were also delighted to announce on the night that Troy Williams, a member of our Financial Services Products, Transactions and Regulatory Team in Melbourne had become a Senior Associate.

Troy was admitted in 2006 and has had extensive experience in private practice and in-house in Australia and overseas in the finance sectors. Immediately before joining TurksLegal in 2017 Troy worked as a legal counsel for the financial services regulator in New Zealand.

We are also proud to announce that Sydney lawyer, Sophie Campbell and Melbourne lawyer, Caitlin Edwards became Associates in July.

These individuals have shown enormous talent, not only as legal specialists, but also as ambassadors for our firm.

2018 ALUCA TurksLegal Scholarship in the Home Strait

The next exciting phase of ALUCA TurksLegal Scholarship began on Monday as entries closed over the weekend. We are currently preparing packs of the top submissions to be reviewed by our expert panel of judges.

The winner and runners up will be announced at the ALUCA bi-annual conference which this year takes place in beautiful Hobart on 11 - 13 October, see item below.

Come and be part of our session

TurksLegal Partners Peter Murray and Sofia Papachristos will be presenting a new perspective on the issues currently driving the life insurance industry in a concurrent session at the ALUCA bi-annual conference on 12 October.

Come along and be part of the discussion as Peter and Sofia explore the thorny issue of Community Expectations and offer a structured solution to Ex-gratia Payments.