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Kells continues to promote top talent

Kells is set to increase its Illawarra and Sydney position across a number of key specialities with the promotion of one Special Counsel, one Senior Associate and two new Associates, effective 1 July, 2018. The new Special Counsel, Senior Associate and two Associates build on Kells' reputation for advising clients on their most significant matters across core practice groups including personal injury, workers compensation, criminal, estate planning, commercial, property and family law matters.

Karena Nicholls has over sixteen years experience in personal injury, motor vehicle, medical negligence and workers compensation litigation. Karena handles complex cases in the District Court and Supreme Court. She has a particular interest in large health law cases and has succeeded in cases involving brain damage, birth defects and claims against negligent doctors, health institutions and others.

Adam Bye has extensive experience in criminal law matters and all matters of family law disputes arising from the breakdown of marriages and de facto relationships. Adam also has valuable expertise in the resolution of property settlements.

David Addinall is experienced in litigation matters in both state and federal jurisdictions advising on business and commercial disputes, corporate and personal insolvency, building and construction disputes plus professional negligence claims. David also advises clients in areas of transactional matters.

Michael Mobberley is knowledgeable in all areas of estate planning, self managed superannuation funds and also has extensive experience in property, commercial contracts and leasing.

Managing Partner Paul Magagnino said the promotions reflect the firm's strong growth and high calibre of its people.

"These promotions are a reflection of our commitment in recognising, developing and promoting talent within the firm. In addition to acknowledging the hard work of each individual, the promotions also display our continuing growth of the firm. Maintaining our core values while achieving successful expansion requires a commitment from each member of our team. I am very confident we have the right people in the Sydney and Illawarra regions to deliver continuous excellent results for our clients."

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