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Celebrating our new partners

We are delighted to announce that Emma Donaghue (Funds Management), Selina Nutley (Litigation) and Elliott Stumm (Funds Management) have been promoted to partner. These promotions reflect our continued focus on building depth and confidence in our firm despite the unprecedented challenges presented by the pandemic.

We strongly believe Emma, Selina, and Elliott will make a significant contribution to our continued growth and success and strengthen capability in our core practice areas – Funds Management, Real Estate, and Litigation.

Emma's areas of practice span banking and finance transactions, the establishment and ongoing operation of MISs (listed and unlisted), and AFS licensing. She has particular expertise in debt funds, from establishment through to structuring and documenting debt facilities. You can read more about Emma's expertise and unique combination of legal and hands-on industry experience here.

Selina has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial litigation and dispute resolution, from general civil litigation, particularly in the funds management, financial services, real estate, and corporate sectors, to class actions. Selina is focused on assisting clients with managing disputes in the funds management, financial services, and real estate arenas in a commercial and pragmatic manner. You can read more about Selina's capability and experience here.

Elliott has deep industry knowledge and specialist expertise in the regulation of fund and investment management businesses where he assists clients in establishing and growing their business plus structuring and launching new products. Elliott focuses on all facets of financial services compliance, including the AFS licensing and AML/CTF regimes, and works closely with clients to achieve their commercial objectives by transforming complex legal issues into practical solutions. You can read more about Elliott's expertise here.

These promotions are a testament to our new partners' talent and individual skills, and confirm their leadership qualities and commitment to our firm values. We warmly congratulate our future leaders.


Sean McMahon

Sean McMahon

Managing Partner

Contact McMahon Clarke

T +61 7 3239 2900
A Level 7, 100 Creek Street, Brisbane Qld 4000