Angela Foudoulis and Séamus Ryan promoted to Special Counsel, effective 1 July 2022

30 June 2022

Rigby Cooke Lawyers is delighted to announce the promotions of Angela Foudoulis and Séamus Ryan to Special Counsel, effective 1 July 2022.

Bill Karvela, Managing Partner, said:

“This is an exciting time for Angela and Séamus as they advance in their careers. These promotions are truly well-deserved and recognise their respective talent, knowledge and experience.

“Both Angela and Séamus have demonstrated steadfast dedication and commitment to their clients by providing consistently excellent service, and made an outstanding contribution to the firm and, more broadly, the profession.

The Partners and staff congratulate Angela and Séamus on their promotion and look forward to their continued success with the firm.

Angela Foudoulis, Special Counsel — Corporate & Commercial

Angela is a key member in our Corporate & Commercial group, specialising in commercial property.

Angela has extensive knowledge and practical experience in a broad range of property law areas, including commercial and retail leasing, property developments, sales and acquisitions, and advising clients on property related matters.

She has acted for a range of clients, including listed and unlisted property funds and corporations, national retailers and developers, shopping centre owners, State Government departments, statutory corporations and private investors.

Séamus Ryan, Special Counsel — Insolvency & Reconstruction and Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Séamus is a key member of our Insolvency & Reconstruction and Litigation & Dispute Resolution teams.

As a professional member of the Australian Restructuring, Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA), Séamus advises insolvency practitioners, company directors and individuals about the legal aspects and consequences of corporate and personal insolvency.

Séamus is an accomplished advocate who frequently appears in the Supreme Court, the Federal Court and other jurisdictions. Since commencing his legal career in 2010, Séamus has successfully resolved many complex commercial disputes for his clients.

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