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The Lavan Honour Wall

As at 1 January 2018

Present partners of Lavan who have been partners for more than three years:

Dan Mossenson
Appointed 1973

Peter Beekink
Appointed 1991

Ian Curlewis
Appointed 1991

Iain Freeman
Appointed  1994

Robert Shaw
Appointed  1997

Paul McQueen
Appointed 1997

Sol Majteles
Appointed 1998

Dean Hely
Appointed 1999

Alison Robertson
Appointed  2003

Nick Stagg
Appointed 2008

Tony Chong
Appointed 2010

Shane Pentony
Appointed 2010

Craig Wallace
Appointed 2012

Joseph Abberton
Appointed 2013

Benjamin Fong
Appointed 2014

Daniel Kirk
Appointed 2014

James Steedman
Appointed 2014

Charmaine Tsang
Appointed 2014

Tamara Heng
Appointed 2015

Gregory Nairn
Appointed 2015

Those who were partners of Lavan or its predecessor firms for more than five years:

Michael Gibson Lavan
1898 to 1937

John Walsh
1920 to 1949

Leonard Seaton
1930 to 1937

John Lavan
1934 to 1969

Alan Smith
1947 to 1955

Jonathon Ilbery
1949 to 1955

Colin Pollett
1955 to 1960

James Lalor
1960 to 1972

Barry Rowland
1960 to 1972

Raymond Lynch
1962 to 1978

Gerrard King
1966 to 1995

Keith Macfarlane
1967 to 1989

Kerry McAuliffe
1969 to 1997

Peter Fogarty
1977 to 1985

Peter McGowan
1977 to 1997

Diana Bryant
1979 to 1990

Arthur Metaxas
1980 to 1997

Brian Conway
1982 to 1994

Geoffrey Hancy
1985 to 1993

Alan Green
1985 to 1996

Greg Gaunt
1985 to 2017

Allan Pocock
1986 to 1996

Lee Christensen
1986 to 1997

Michael Mills
1986 to 1998

Robert Sceales
1987 to 1994

Geoff Bourhill
1987 to 2010

Shayne Leslie
1988 to 1997

Michael Sonnenberg
1988 to 1998

David Goodman
1988 to 1999

Bettina Mangan
1988 to 2009

John Farquharson
1989 to 2006

Michael Schwikkard
1991 to 1998

David Burton
1991 to 1999

Michael Dulaney
1993 to 1998

Felicity Davis
1995 to 2004

Geoff Stevens
1997 to 2014

Mike Salmon
1998 to 2003

Suzanne Hay
1999 to 2006

Michael Bruce
1999 to 2011

Cameron McLean
2000 to 2006

Mark Williams
2001 to 2006

Caroline Brown
2005 to 2014

Mark MacLennan
2006 to 2013

Former partners of Lavan or its predecessor firms who have achieved prominence in their professions:

The Hon. Sir John Martin Lavan
Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia
1969 to 1981

The Hon. John Lesley Toohey
AC QC
Judge of the Federal Court of Australia
1977 to 1987

Justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory
1977 to 1987

Northern Territory Aboriginal Land Commissioner
1977 to 1982

Member of the Constitutional Commission
1985 to 1986

and Justice of the High Court of Australia
1987 to 1988

His Honour Kevin James Hammond AO 
Judge of the District Court of Western Australia
1982 to 1995

Chief Judge of the District Court of Western Australia
1995 to 2004

and Inaugural Commissioner of the Corruption and Crime Commission of Western Australia
2004 to 2007

The Hon. Barry Rowland QC
Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia
1983 to 1996

His Honour Paul James Healy
Judge of the District Court of Western Australia
1985 to 2008

The Hon. Peter Donald Blaxell
Judge of the District Court of Western Australia
1991 to 2005

and Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia
2005 to 2011

The Hon. Diana Bryant AO
Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia
2004 to 2017

The Hon. Stephen Thackray
Chief Justice of the Family Court of Western Australia
2004 to present

His Honour Philip Pierre McCann
Judge of the District Court of Western Australia
2005 to present

The Hon. Wayne Martin AC
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia
2006 to present

His Honour Michael John Bowden
Judge of the District Court of Western Australia
2007 to present

The Hon. Stephen Smith
Minister for Foreign Affairs 
2007 to 2010

Minister for Trade and Minister for Defence
2010 to 2013

The Hon. Ben Wyatt MLA
Shadow Treasurer
2008 to 2017

Treasurer and Minister for Finance, Energy, Aboriginal Affairs
2017 to present

Her Honour Felicity Clare Earls Davis
Judge of the District Court of Western Australia
2009 to present

His Honour David Ronald Parry
Deputy President of the State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia
2011 to 2016

Judge of the District Court of Western Australia
2011 to present

The Hon. Michael Mischin MLC
Attorney General of Western Australia
2012 to 2017

Minister for Commerce 
2013 to 2017

Shadow Attorney General 
2017 - present

The Hon. John Walters
Justice of the Family Court of Western Australia
2012 to present