Insights / July 11th, 2023


The experienced lawyers, who are all based in the firm’s Adelaide office and have commenced their new roles include:

Cowell Clarke Managing Director Rob Comazzetto said “These promotions are well-deserved and a very positive outcome for both the firm and our valued clients who have and will continue to benefit from their support.”

About the lawyers

Cassie Burfoot

Cassie is a specialist employment lawyer with extensive experience in advising clients on all aspects of the employment relationship.  She regularly advises clients on employee entitlements, payroll compliance, workplace changes and disputes, employment due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions, as well as conducting complex workplace investigations.

Sam McNeil

Sam advises clients on all aspects of property transactions. He has extensive experience providing advice to clients on matters concerning the sale and acquisition of retail, commercial and industrial property, due diligence investigations, property development and leasing.

Katie Pote

Katie advises clients on a broad range of commercial and corporate law matters with a focus on the digital & technology and retail & manufacturing sectors. She has a particular interest in drafting and reviewing commercial agreements, intellectual property, privacy law and the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth). 

Alexandra Kenny

Alexandra practices in our corporate and commercial team and primarily works in our ESG team. She provides advice to clients on developing their ESG strategies and policies as well as broader corporate governance and compliance matters. Within ESG, she has a particular focus on climate and sustainability related-related disclosures, greenwashing risk analysis and modern slavery compliance. 

Maddy McCard

Maddy advises on a broad range of dispute resolution matters including contractual, property and franchise related disputes. She has a particular focus on managing disputes involving commercial and retail landlords and tenants as well as insolvency related matters. 

Media contact:

Bianca Buchhorn, Head of Business Development and Marketing.

Ph: 0447 425 167 or email: bbuchhorn@cowellclarke.com.au