1 July 2019

Bennett & Philp Litigator Rising Through the Ranks

Lance Pollard
Lance Pollard Commercial Lawyer

Leading Brisbane law firm Bennett & Philp has today announced the promotion of Lachlan Thorburn, a key member of the Disputes and Litigation team.

Lachlan, who also specialises in employment law, will commence his new role as Senior Associate at the Brisbane-based firm immediately.

“I have been working within the legal industry for almost 10 years now and over that time, I have endeavoured to achieve the best results for my clients in the areas of commercial litigation, dispute resolutions, debt recovery and employment law,” Mr Thorburn said.

“I feel honoured to be part of a well-known and respected law firm that is Bennett & Philp. I am also very grateful to my senior colleagues who have supported my development as a lawyer over the last five and a half years I have worked at the firm.

“Bennett & Philp has provided me with many opportunities to grow both personally and professionally, by enabling me to work on a diverse array of matters for a range of different clients.”

Managing Director Lance Pollard said Mr Thorburn was an esteemed colleague with a strong determination to achieve stellar results.

“Lachlan has extensive experience in not only commercial litigation matters but also in the drafting of employment contracts, advising on workforce restructures, undertaking workplace investigations and advising on employee terminations,” Mr Pollard said.

“Lachlan is a trusted advisor to his clients and his success at Bennett & Philp has been defined by his attitude and approach to practising the law.

Lachlan (left) with Managing Director, Lance Pollard (centre) and head of the Disputes and Litigation team, Andrew Lambros (right).

“Lachlan has played a key role in growing the dispute and litigation practice and we are thrilled to be promoting him from Associate to Senior Associate. We look forward to his ongoing success within the firm and him growing his career with us.”

Lachlan represents a range of clients including insurers, national building suppliers and small to large enterprises, as well as companies in the automotive and motorsport industries.

Lachlan was admitted as a Certified Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia in 2012.

He is also a proud University of Queensland alumni and member of the Queensland Law Society.

For more information, Bennett & Philp’s Lachlan Thorburn can be contacted on 07 3001 2957 or via email at lthorburn@bennettphilp.com.au


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