New partner for PNG

By Sarah Kuman
Banking Energy Resources

Allens has appointed Sarah Kuman as partner of its Papua New Guinea practice.

Sarah is a commercial lawyer who works across the resources, energy and infrastructure sectors. She started her legal career with Allens in 2002 as a clerk in the Port Moresby office.

'We are delighted to be welcoming Sarah as a partner of our Papua New Guinea practice. Sarah is an outstanding practitioner who combines her technical expertise with great client relationships and a passion for the progression of women in Papua New Guinea,' said Managing Partner, Richard Spurio.

'Sarah is a terrific role model and mentor to other graduates and younger lawyers and is a senior leader across the business,' said Papua New Guinea Practice Director, David Hill.

Sarah studied at the University of Papua New Guinea and was involved in the establishment of the Papua New Guinea Women Lawyers Association.

Allens has operated an office in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea for more than 20 years and has a strong team of lawyers working with both domestic and international clients.


Notes for editors.

Allens is a commercial law firm working throughout Australia and Asia. Through its integrated alliance with Linklaters it provides clients access to 40 offices in 28 countries around the world.