Media release | SW Accountants & Advisors proudly appoints four new partners

Media release | SW Accountants & Advisors proudly appoints four new partners


SW is delighted to announce further growth in the partner ranks, with four senior appointments to partner, Sejla Kadric, Michael Qin, Rick Hemphill and Yang Shi, effective 1 July 2022. These partners are based in the Melbourne office and service clients nationally and internationally.

“A very sincere congratulations to our four new partners. Their appointments truly reflect our continued growth and success, and our focus on supporting our people to achieve their career aspirations. The demand for outstanding talent in servicing our clients means we are well positioned to promote our people,” commented Mr Duane Rogers, CEO.

“These appointments are in addition to the two appointments made in December (Chris Dexter and Jeremy Wicht), and the four lateral Partner appointments of John Dorazio (Perth), Richard Gregson (Perth), Iggy Moro (Perth) and Gregory Will (Sydney), announced last month. SW now has 39 partners across Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth,” said Mr Rogers.

Sejla Kadric appointed as a Partner. Sejla is part of our Property Development team in our Business and Private Client Advisory division. Sejla started at SW as a Manager seven years ago. Sejla is widely recognised within SW as having very strong property expertise and being able to advise clients on a wide range of property related tax or commercial matters.

Michael Qin appointed as a Partner. Michael assists clients with property investment and migration issues across international markets including Hong Kong, China and Macau. He has been with SW for 11 years and has outstanding expertise in cross-border transactions, guiding overseas investors through complex business, accounting and tax matters by providing professional and practical solutions.

Rick Hemphill appointed as a Partner.  Rick joined SW as a Vacationer in 2009 and has taken every opportunity to develop his brand through his entrepreneurial flair and passion in his specialised areas, being cloud advisory and data analytics. Rick has built a significant profile in the technology software space, having written several articles and making the cover of Xero’s annual magazine. He is an activate participant in SW’s Energy & Resources, Funds Management and Property & Infrastructure Industry Groups’.

Yang Shi appointed as a Partner. Yang has worked at SW for seven years, having started with the firm as a Senior Manager in 2015. With 15 years’ experience, Yang is one of the most experienced mandarin-speaking Transfer Pricing practitioners in Australia. Yang’s primary focus has been with the Energy & Resources and Property & Infrastructure industry groups; however, his skills are relevant to all industry groups. Any clients with international dealings can benefit from Yang’s expertise whether they be large corporates or private groups.

“We have a strong foundation for aspiring leaders in our business. We work hard at ensuring we provide opportunities for those people to develop key skills that will help support both our clients and our direction in the future,” said Mr Rogers.

We look forward to seeing Sejla, Michael, Rick and Yang continue their outstanding contribution as they open doors to opportunity and deliver quality outcomes for our all people and clients.

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