Growing the team at Brown Wright Stein
We value our people and pride ourselves on growing from within. We are pleased to announce our recent promotions. Matthew McKee has been promoted to Partner in our Tax team and Charles Cheah has been promoted to Partner in our Commercial division.
“We welcome Charles and Matthew wholeheartedly into the partnership team at Brown Wright Stein” says Managing Partner, Peter Wright. “Both demonstrate the skills our clients value in us: the ability to understand, solve and communicate complex business issues, and to build and foster long-term relationships.”
In keeping with Brown Wright Stein’s ethos of growing from within, Charles joined the firm in 2008 as a graduate and has grown to be a commercial law specialist and an expert in corporate finance.
“It is a privilege to become a Partner and work alongside the people who continue to guide my career. I feel like I have grown up here, with the team at Brown Wright Stein “says Charles.
Echoing his sentiments, Matthew adds, “I am honoured to have been made Partner at what is one of the most respected tax law firms in Australia and to work alongside the very best in the business.”
Additional promotions at Brown Wright Stein, effective 1 July 2018 include three lawyers who joined as graduates. They are Rachel Vijayaraj, Senior Associate, Erin Winning and Suzanne Howari who are both promoted to Associates. Melissa Crowley, who joined Brown Wright Stein in 2016, is also promoted to Associate.
“Our aim is always to invest in, develop, grow and reward our people so they can all make meaningful contributions to our clients’ extended business teams. Our culture is strong at Brown Wright Stein and that is the way we want it to remain” finishes Peter Wright.
Brown Wright Stein is not just another commercial law firm. Our firm is built upon our deep and long-term commitment to our clients, their businesses and personal interests. We offer a strategic, practical and very personal approach. We see the whole picture. We speak your language.
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