Congratulations to the below staff on their appointments:


Sarim Attique

Sarim is a Senior Associate at our Parramatta office.  Sarim joined us several years ago where he brought with him to the Firm a very significant client, The Police Association of New South Wales. Sarim has now built a solid team of people to process the Association’s work. We congratulate him on his appointment.

Alice Church

Alice Church is a Senior Associate in our Adelaide office.  Alice has assisted the growth of the personal injury practice in the Adelaide office. An outstanding achievement. We congratulate Alice on her appointment.

Basema Elmasri

Basema Elmasri is a Senior Associate at our Parramatta office.  Basema has been working in the general personal injury group at Parramatta for some years and has now developed a highly specialised Comcare compensation practice.  We congratulate Basema on her appointment.

Kim Jackson

Kim Jackson is the Branch Manager and a Senior Associate at our Maroochydore office where she has worked for a decade. Kim has a very substantial general personal injury practice including silicosis claims, a new and developing area of practice for Maroochydore. We congratulate Kim on her appointment.

Alana Main

Alana Main is the Branch Manager in Perth.  Alana specialises in dust diseases litigation but also does general personal injury work including institutional abuse claims.  Alana is living proof of the fact that at Turner Freeman there are no boundaries as she started work with us as a junior secretary.  We congratulate Alana on her appointment.

Alex Munro

Alex Munro works in our Newcastle office.  He is an accredited Specialist – Wills & Estates Law and holds a Masters of Applied Laws (Wills & Estates).  Add to that a Bachelor of Computer Science/Law. When Alex arrived in the Newcastle office in May 2015 we did not have a Property and Estates Law practice in the Hunter Valley and today we have a Property and Estate Law practice in Newcastle, Toronto and Gloucester. We congratulate Alex on his appointment.

Special Counsel

Zac Gabriel – Campbelltown/Narellan – General Personal Injury

Senior Associates

Allanah Giuttari – Parramatta – General Personal Injury.

Angela ItalianoPerth – General Personal Injury and Dust Diseases

Anna Zervos – Parramatta – Dust Diseases and Public Liability

Jessica Grant-Nilon – Penrith – General Personal Injury

Philip Ferraro – Campbelltown/Narellan – General Personal Injury

Sophie Perkins – Adelaide – General Personal Injury, Detention, Medical Negligence

Stephen Matthews – Parramatta – General Personal Injury specialising in CTP claims


Courtney Birrell – Adelaide – General Personal Injury

Courtney Weekes – Brisbane – Wills & Estates

Sean Jones – Brisbane – Wills & Estates

Daniela Rubino-Panucci – Parramatta – Dust Diseases, Medical Negligence, Institutional Abuse

Emily Delaney – Parramatta – General Personal Injury

Jeanne Huang – Parramatta – General Personal Injury

Isabelle Buckendorf  – Newcastle/Toronto – Property, Wills and Estates

Kate Harris – Brisbane – General Personal Injury

Marina Azer Parramatta – General Personal Injury

Melissa Portelli – Parramatta – General Personal Injury

The Partners and firm congratulate this group of practitioners who have been rewarded with promotions reflecting the hard work that they have done, the contribution that they have made to Turner Freeman and the dedication that they have shown.