Colin Biggers & Paisley is delighted to announce that a number of its practice groups and lawyers have been recognised in the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023 rankings.

Its leading insurance practice is recognised as a leader in the industry and is ranked Band 1 in the Insurance Defence category for the fifth consecutive year. Partners Greg Skehan, Keith Bethlehem and Patrick Monahan, are listed for their expertise in this area. Partner Keith Bethlehem has moved from Band 3 to Band 2.

The practice is also recognised for its expertise in Aviation Liability, with partner Andrew Tulloch receiving an individual listing in this area, as well as for its expertise in Shipping, with Andrew Tulloch, Stephen Thompson and Stuart Hetherington (Senior Statespeople) as listed individuals. 

Colin Biggers & Paisley's Construction practice is listed and Julian Mellick is recognised for his expertise in this area. Its expertise in Restructuring and Insolvency is recognised alongside partner, Scott Hedge. Its Property practice is also recognised.

Its Environment and Planning practice is also listed, with Ian Wright receiving an individual listing.  

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About Colin Biggers & Paisley

Colin Biggers & Paisley has a century-long history of genuine expertise in transactions, projects, governance and dispute resolution. Our exceptional people and an unrelenting commitment to our clients has seen our practice evolve from a boutique legal practice in Sydney to a national legal practice with international reach. With a vision for growth, we now have more than 70 partners and 500 staff and offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

We’re particularly known for our insurance, property and construction experience, and have an established reputation in a range of other sectors. 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.

Our purpose is to work collectively to build and secure the future of our clients, colleagues and community.

For our clients, that means we’re invested and we’re loyal. To do our best by them, we invest in people with the right combination of legal, business, interpersonal and critical thinking skills, as well as in the right technology to enable them. When it is needed, our close-knit, expertise-based teams collaborate effectively to identify and solve complex issues. 

For each other, that means we value our collegiality, we respect and support one another, and we celebrate diverse contributions.

For our communities, that means we take a big-hearted, socially minded approach to provide active support and service where they are needed most. 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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