2 to join the partnership amidst growth at Carter Newell

Carter Newell is welcoming two new partners effective 1 July 2024 – Peter Motti who is leading the Corporate & Commercial team and Greg Stirling in the firm’s highly acclaimed Insurance team.

The firm is known for its deep expertise, with a strong partnership leading its specialty insurance, construction, projects & infrastructure, corporate legal services, and dispute resolution & litigation teams.

CEO Marc Walker commented on the new appointments, “Peter and Greg are deserving additions to our partnership and will play instrumental roles as Carter Newell primes for significant continued growth.”

Chair of Partners Paul Hopkins added, “It is an exciting time for the firm and I welcome them both to the partnership.”

“Our clients are at the core of what we do, and I look forward to Greg and Peter continuing to deliver excellent service and expertise in their new roles.”

Peter Motti strengthened the firm’s Corporate & Commercial team when he joined in mid-2023 with more than a decade of experience, both in Australia and internationally.

Greg celebrates 10 years with Carter Newell in 2024 in the firm’s highly acclaimed insurance team and is recognised by Best Lawyers in Australia 2025 for Professional Malpractice Litigation.

Effective 1 July, the firm is also elevating Joseph Brighouse to Special Counsel in the Brisbane Professional Liability Insurance team, and to Associate Chelsea Lee in the Sydney Construction, Projects & Infrastructure team.

Also in the Sydney office, the firm has welcomed to its Corporate and Commercial team, Special Counsel Tania Zordan.

Marc Walker also noted that “We continue to develop and promote staff across our firm including support services where team member Caitlin Ireland has been promoted to Marketing Coordinator.”