Best Lawyers 2016 lists 24 partners from Colin Biggers & Paisley

8 April 2015

Twenty-four of Colin Biggers & Paisley's partners have been ranked in the 2016 edition of the Best Lawyers in Australia. This includes Andrew Tulloch who has also been named Lawyer of the Year in the trade law practice area.

Thirteen lawyers were ranked in the insurance category with Vanessa Kemp, Patrick Monahan, Andrew Probert, Paul Bannon, Keith Bethlehem, Kemsley Brennan, Melissa Fenton, Stuart Hetherington, Adrian Howie, David Miller, Peter Moran, Amanda Ryding and Greg Skehan being named among the best insurance lawyers in Australia.

Antony Riordan, Jonathan Stafford and Geoff Standen were listed as leading construction and infrastructure lawyers, Gary Newton as a leading real property lawyer and Nigel Watson and Scott Hedge as leading insolvency lawyers.

Listed as leading alternative dispute resolution lawyers are Patrick Monahan (in addition to his insurance listing), Nigel Watson (in addition to insolvency), Adrian Howie (in addition to insurance), Brad Kermond, Alex Ostermayer and Stuart Hetherington. Jon Meadmore is listed as a leading commercial lawyer, Paul Bannon for product liability litigation (in addition to his insurance listing), and Greg McCann for occupational health and safety law. For litigation, Stuart Hetherington and Geoff Standen (in addition to construction and infrastructure) are named.

As well as being named Lawyer of the Year in trade law, Andrew Tulloch was listed for aviation, trade and transportation law. Stuart Hetherington also featured in multiple categories, being listed in the shipping and maritime, and transportation categories in addition to his insurance, alternative dispute resolution and litigation listings.

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Andrew Probert Partner

Andrew Tulloch Partner

Brad Kermond Partner

David Miller Partner

Greg Skehan Senior Partner

Jon Meadmore Partner

Keith Bethlehem Partner

Nigel Watson Consultant

Patrick Monahan Consultant

Paul Bannon Partner

Peter Moran Partner

Scott Hedge Partner

Stuart Hetherington Consultant

Vanessa Kemp Partner