Today, Best Lawyers released the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia. The peer-reviewed publication is the oldest and most respected publication in the legal profession. A listing signals legal expertise, ethics and professionalism of the highest caliber. Colin Biggers & Paisley is continually recognised in this publication for their expertise in a range of areas.

Colin Biggers & Paisley is pleased to announce its recognition as Law Firm of the Year for Insurance. We are also very proud to announce that this year 49 lawyers from Colin Biggers & Paisley are recognised in the publication across different practice groups and states. Further, Stuart Hetherington and Andrew Tulloch both received Lawyer of the Year Awards in Shipping & Maritime Law and Transportation Law respectively. 

Congratulations to all our partners and special counsel who are recognised in the below categories:

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

  • Jon Meadmore

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Nick Crennan

  • Peter Harkin

  • Stuart Hetherington

  • Patrick Monahan

  • Patrick Tuohey

  • Nigel Watson

Aviation Law

  • Andrew Tulloch

Class Action Litigation

  • Greg Skehan

Commercial Law

  • Michael Bracken

  • Jon Meadmore

Construction/Infrastructure Law

  • Nathan Abbott

  • Nick Crennan

  • Brad Kermond

  • Andrew Murray

  • Antony Riordan

  • Greg Skehan

  • Geoff Standen

Energy Law

  • Simon Fraser

Government Practice

  • Todd Neal

  • Ian Wright

Insolvency and Reorganization Law

  • Peter Harkin

  • Scott Hedge

  • Nigel Watson

Insurance Law

  • Paul Bannon

  • Keith Bethlehem

  • Toby Blyth

  • Gavin Creighton

  • Melissa Fenton

  • Stuart Hetherington

  • Vanessa Kemp

  • David Miller

  • Patrick Monahan

  • Peter Moran

  • Michael Nguyen

  • Jane O'Neill

  • Andrew Probert

  • Cathryn Prowse

  • Amanda Ryding

  • Greg Skehan

  • Michelle Taylor

  • Andrew Tulloch

  • Patrick Tuohey

Labour and Employment Law

  • Roxanne Hilton

  • Megan Kavanagh

Land Use and Zoning Law

  • Allan Lonergan

Leasing Law

  • Matthew Castley

  • Rebecca Castley

Litigation

  • Peter Harkin

  • Scott Hedge

  • Stuart Hetherington

  • Brad Kermond

  • Antony Riordan

  • Michael Russell

  • Geoff Standen

  • Patrick Tuohey

  • Glen Williams

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

  • Andrew Komesaroff

Mining Law

  • Simon Fraser

Natural Resources Law

  • Simon Fraser

Occupational Health & Safety Law

  • Greg McCann

Personal Injury Litigation

  • Paul Bannon

  • Gavin Creighton

  • Vijay Edwards

  • Melissa Fenton

Planning and Environmental Law

  • Ben Caldwell

  • Nadia Czachor

  • Todd Neal

  • Ian Wright

Product Liability Litigation

  • Paul Bannon

  • David Miller

Professional Malpractice Litigation

  • Paul Bannon

  • Patrick Monahan

  • Jonathan Newby

Real Property Law

  • Matthew Castley

  • ​Rebecca Castley

  • ​Duane Keighran

Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law 

  • Megan Bowe 

Shipping & Maritime Law

  • Stuart Hetherington

  • Andrew Probert

  • Michelle Taylor

  • Stephen Thompson

  • Andrew Tulloch

Trade Law

  • Stuart Hetherington

  • Andrew Tulloch

Transportation Law

  • Stuart Hetherington

  • Andrew Probert

  • Michelle Taylor

  • Stephen Thompson

  • Andrew Tulloch

Trusts and Estates

  • Simon Fraser

For more information please contact Linda Branton on 02 8281 4594 or linda.branton@cbp.com.au

About Colin Biggers & Paisley

Colin Biggers & Paisley was founded over a century ago. Today we are a legal practice with 69 partners and 480 employees. We are highly regarded for our expertise in construction, insurance, property, government, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, banking and finance, corporate and commercial, employment and safety, planning and environment, restructuring and insolvency, transport and logistics. We act for major corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, government departments and individuals. We have both the capacity and the expertise to deliver on complex national and multinational projects.

Colin Biggers & Paisley is based in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Through our growing Middle East Practice and our affiliation with ADVOC Asia, ADVOC International, ADVOC Europe and ADVOC Latin America, we are able to offer access to quality legal advice around the globe.

We launched the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation in 2015, with a core focus on promoting and protecting the rights of women and children in Australia and abroad through an innovative mix of pro bono legal services, volunteering and charitable contributions.

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