Australia: Middletons grows its Sydney Workplace, Relations & Safety group
Last Updated: 21 June 2012

Middletons has announced the appointment of Lucy Shanahan as special counsel in the firm's Workplace, Relations & Safety group in Sydney. Lucy, formerly of Ashurst, has many years experience in employment and industrial relations.

Middletons national managing partner, Nick Nichola said "Lucy possesses skills covering the full gamut of employment and industrial relations law. Her extensive experience in both private practice and in-house roles will provide valuable insights for servicing our clients."

Lucy's experience includes dealing with executive employment issues, performance management, grievances, disciplinary matters and termination of employment. She is also an experienced litigator, acting on a range of contentious industrial relations issues.

Middletons Workplace, Relations & Safety practice group leader, Alice DeBoos said, "Lucy's experience and ability to partner with clients to provide practical, commercial solutions makes her a welcome addition to the team."

In joining the firm, Lucy said, "Middletons has carved out a reputation as the best in the country when it comes to employment law. I'm thrilled to be joining a high performing team and a firm with impressive growth targets."

Middletons was recently awarded Employment Firm of the Year at the 2012 ALB Australasian Law Awards. The awards recognise the excellence and outstanding achievements of leading law firms and in-house legal teams as well as the top deals and dealmakers of the year. A high calibre panel of judges examine all nominations to determine winners in each category.

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