Finalists revealed for Australasian Law Awards

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THURSDAY 18 MAY 2017 THE STAR SYDNEY A record number of nominations have been received from across the legal profession. Now Australasian Lawyer reveals the best of the best THE ANNUAL Australasian Law Awards celebrates excellence in the legal profession, recognising leading lawyers, firms, in-house legal teams and the landmark deals that have shaped the business landscape. This year, on 18 May, The Star Sydney will once again play host to a night of celebration. Our call for nominations in January-February this year generated a record response with hundreds of entries received across all categories. Simply being selected as a finalist is an achievement worthy of note. As the legal profession evolves, so too does the Australasian Law Awards. Several new awards have been added: Young In-house Lawyer of the Year and Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year recognising the rising

stars of the profession aged 30 or under; and Australian Arbitrator of the Year and Australian Mediator of the Year, extending recognition to members of the legal profession outside of firms and in-house legal teams. A new category for NZ Deal Firm of the Year has also been introduced, recognising the best firm across the Tasman in terms of overall firm involvement in major deals. Australasian Lawyer is proud to present the individuals, firms, teams and dealmakers that have made this year’s list of finalists. We would like to thank all those who submitted nominations this year and to all our sponsors whose continued support makes the event a success. We look forward to celebrating your success at The Star Sydney on Thursday 18 May.

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DEBT MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR Financing of GE Commercial acquisition Firms: Ashurst; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM); Mayne Wetherell Iron Mountain syndicated Term Loan B Facility Firms: Allens; Clifford Chance; Simpson Thacher; Sullivan & Worcester Scottish Pacific restructure Firms: Allens; Corrs Chambers Westgarth; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM)

ENERGY & RESOURCES DEAL OF THE YEAR AWAC joint venture renegotiation Firms: Ashurst; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM); Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (USA) Beach Energy merger with Drillsearch Energy Firms: Ashurst; Clayton Utz; MinterEllison Bank: Macquarie Capital BHP Billiton REDD+ forest bond Firms: Baker McKenzie; Gilbert+Tobin Advisors: Ernst & Young; KPMG; McGrathNicol; Wood Mackenzie

SMART ABS Series securitisation Firm: Allen & Overy Advisors: Citi; JP Morgan Banks: Bank of New York Mellon; HSBC; Macquarie Capital; nabSecurities; Perpetual; Societe Generale; The Trustee Company Ltd

Establishment of the Powering Australia Renewables Fund Firms: Allens; Herbert Smith Freehills; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Glencore/Evolution Mining Ernest Henry Mine agreement Firms: Allens; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Merger of Queensland electricity distributors to create Energy Queensland Firms: King & Wood Mallesons (KWM); MinterEllison Advisor: Ernst & Young

Warehouse securitisation of GE assets Debt Market Deal of the Year 2016

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EQUITY MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR Boral Limited capital raising Firms: Alston & Bird; Clayton Utz; Herbert Smith Freehills; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Advisors: Deloitte; KPMG Banks: Citi Global Markets; J.P. Morgan Australia; Macquarie Capital Mayne Pharma equity raising Firms: Gilbert + Tobin; MinterEllison; Sidley Austin LLP Advisor: Miller & Martin LLC Banks: Credit Suisse (Australia) Ltd; UBS AG Reliance Worldwide Corporation IPO Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills Advisors: Evans and Partners Pty Ltd; KPMG; Oaktower Partnership Pty Ltd; Macquarie Equities Ltd; Morgans Corporate Ltd; Ord Minnett Ltd Banks: J.P. Morgan Australia Ltd; Macquarie Capital (Australia) Ltd STC sale of StatePlus Firms: Clayton Utz; Herbert Smith Freehills Advisor: KPMG Banks: Macquarie Capital (Australia) Ltd; Morgan Stanley Tegel IPO and dual listing Firms: Bell Gully; MinterEllison; MinterEllisonRuddWatts Advisor: PwC Banks: Deutsche Bank AG; Deutsche Craigs Ltd; First NZ Capital Securities Ltd; Goldman Sachs VIVA Energy REIT IPO Firms: Allen & Overy; Allens; Gilbert + Tobin; Sidley Austin Banks: Deutsche Bank; Merrill Lynch WiseTech Global IPO Firms: Clayton Utz; Gilbert + Tobin; Sidley Austin Advisors: Blackpeak Capital Banks: Credit Suisse; Morgan Stanley

INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING DEAL OF THE YEAR Arrium Group insolvency Firms: Arnold Bloch Leibler; Ashurst; Baker McKenzie; Cariola Diez Perez Costapos y Cia Ltda; Clayton Utz; Estudio Muniz; Gilbert+Tobin; Herbert Smith Freehills; Hiswara, Bunjamin & Tandjung; Husch Blackwell LLP; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM); Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Lewis Rice; McCarthy Tetrault LLP; MinterEllison; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt; Richards, Layton & Finger PA; Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolaus S.C (Mexico); Ropes & Gray LLP; Sidley Austin Advisors: Deutsche Bank; KordaMentha Imdex recapitalisation Firms: Ashurst; Herbert Smith Freehills; Mills Oakley Advisor: Houlihan Lokey Banks: Bain Capital Credit; Bankwest; HSBC; Imdex Ltd; Westpac McAleese restructuring and debt sale Firms: Allens; Henry Davis York; Herbert Smith Freehills; Johnson Winter & Slattery; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Sale of six Keystone Group venues Firms: Allens; Herbert Smith Freehills; K&L Gates

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INTERNATIONAL DEAL OF THE YEAR ABI acquisition of SABMiller Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Gilbert + Tobin Hanesbrands acquisition of Pacific Brands Firms: Baker McKenzie; Herbert Smith Freehills; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Banks: Goldman Sachs; Macquarie Bank Iron Mountain syndicated Term Loan B facility Firms: Allens; Clifford Chance; Simpson Thacher; Sullivan & Worcester Sale of Moly-Cop Firms: Allen & Overy; Arnold Bloch Leibler ; Baker McKenzie; Baker Botts; Bell Gully ; Cariola, Diez Perez-Cotapos & Cia Ltda ; Estudio Muniz; Gilbert + Tobin; Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung; Husch Blackwell; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM); Kirkland & Ellis ; Lewis Rice; McCarthy Tetrault ; MinterEllison; Morgan Lewis ; Nader Hayaux & Goebel; Osler; Richards, Layton & Finger; Ritch Mueller ; Ropes & Gray; Sidley Austin; Stikeman Elliott; Von Wobeser y Sierra Advisors: Ernst & Young; KPMG; McGrathNicol; Wood Mackenzie Banks: Deutsche Bank; Macquarie Bank; UBS Sale of Pacific Hydro to State Power Investment Corporation Firms: Herbert Smith Freehills; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Bank: IFM Investors Shanghai Pharma and Primavera acquisition of Vitaco Firms: King & Wood Mallesons (KWM); MinterEllison

M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR Acquisition of Asciano by Brookfield and Qube Firms: Allens; Baker & McKenzie; Bell Gully; Clayton Utz; Gilbert+Tobin; Herbert Smith Freehills; Jones Day; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM); MinterEllison Advisors: Ernst & Young; KPMG; McGrathNicol; Wood Mackenzie Banks: Citi; Macquarie; UBS Acquisition of SAI Global by Baring Private Equity Firms: Gilbert+Tobin; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM); MinterEllison Advisors: Dr Bob Austin; Deloitte; GRA Cosway; James Lockhart SC; Lathan & Watkins Banks: Credit Suisse; Goldman Sachs; UBS Blackstone acquisition of Goodman portfolio Firms: Clayton Utz; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett Advisor: Deloitte Privatisation of Ausgrid Firms: Allens; Ashurst; Clayton Utz; Herbert Smith Freehills Advisors: Arup; Deloitte; Downer; KPMG Banks: Deutsche Bank; IFM Investors; Macquarie; UBS Sale of Pacific Hydro to State Power Investment Corporation Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills Finance: IFM Investors Universal Robina acquisition of Snack Brands Australia Firms: King & Wood Mallesons (KWM); Mayne Wetherell

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PROPERTY, INFRASTRUCTURE & PROJECTS DEAL OF THE YEAR Canberra Light Rail PPP Firms: Allens; Clayton Utz; Herbert Smith Freehills; Sparke Helmore Advisors: Arup; Ernst & Young; Everything Infrastructure Group; SNC-Lavalin; TBH; Turner & Townsend; Veitch Lister Consulting; WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Engineering Services High Capacity Metro Trains project Firms: Ashurst; Clayton Utz; Colin Biggers Paisley; Herbert Smith Freehills; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Advisors: KPMG; PwC

AUSTRALIAN DEAL OF THE YEAR This category recognises the most significant deal involving an Australian party or Australian subject matter. Winners of the following deal awards will become finalists in this category: • • • • • • •

Debt Market Deal of the Year Energy & Resources Deal of the Year Equity Market Deal of the Year Insolvency & Restructuring Deal of the Year International Deal of the Year M&A Deal of the Year Property, Infrastructure & Projects Deal of the Year

The finalists will be announced on the night. Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing and Investa Property Group Firms: Allens; Clayton Utz Port of Melbourne lease Firms: Allens; Ashurst; Herbert Smith Freehills; King & Wood Mallesons (KWM); K&L Gates; Minter Ellison; Torys Advisors: Arup; Mazars; PwC Banks: Credit Suisse; Flagstaff Partners; Gresham; Morgan Stanley Victoria International Container Terminal project financing Firms: Allen & Overy; Allens; Citi; Linklaters Bank: Citi

York Capital Management/ Pepper acquisition of PrimeCredit International Deal of the Year 2016

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LAWYERS ON DEMAND BANKING & FINANCE IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR

SPARKE HELMORE INSURANCE IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR

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• ANZ • Challenger • IFM Investors Australian legal team • Local Government Super – Governance Team • National Australia Bank Group Governance & Legal Team • Travelex • UBS Legal Team • Westpac

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National Australia Bank Banking and Financial Services In-House Team of the Year 2016

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Sparke Helmore Lawyers is a firm with more than 700 people working from eight offices across Australia, serving the needs of the insurance, government, financial services, technology, mining, construction and property sectors. Our expertise spans corporate and commercial to construction, workplace to insurance, IP to IPOs, mining to manufacturing, and property to procurement. James Johnson and Chris Wood E: info@sparke.com.au P: +61 2 9373 3555 W: www.sparke.com.au


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GILBERT + TOBIN INVESTMENT BANK IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR FINALISTS • • • • • •

Credit Suisse Deutshe Bank Goldman Sachs Macquarie Capital Morgan Stanley UBS Legal Team

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Gilbert + Tobin is a leading independent corporate law firm and a key player in the Australian legal market. From our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices, we provide innovative, relevant and commercial legal solutions to major corporate and government clients across Australia and internationally, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. Sydney Level 37, 2 Park Street, Sydney NSW 2000 P: +61 2 9263 4000 F: +61 2 9263 4111 E: info@gtlaw.com.au Melbourne Level 22, 101 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 P: +61 3 8656 3300 F: +61 3 8656 3400 Perth 1202 Hay Street, West Perth WA 6005 P: +61 8 9413 8400 F: +61 8 9413 8144 E: info@gtlaw.com.au

QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited Investment Bank In-House Team of the Year 2016

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YOUNG IN-HOUSE LAWYER OF THE YEAR (30 OR UNDER)

FTI CONSULTING AUSTRALIAN IN-HOUSE LAWYER OF THE YEAR

FINALISTS

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• John Fitzgerald, AGL Energy • Claire Bibby, Brookfield Properties • Jacob Waye-Harris, Cobham Aviation Services • Claire Mifsud, NSW Treasury Corporation • David Stewart, Telstra • Stephen Barrett-White, UGL • Lachlan Pfeiffer, Viva Energy Australia

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Steven Clayton, AIA Australia Rosanna Biggs, eBay Kerry O’Brien, Fair Work Ombudsman Louise Young, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Taha Khan, UBS AG Australia Branch Haren Pararajasingham, United Voice Theo Kapodistrias, University of Tasmania Kate Pullinger, Vodafone Hutchison Australia

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Claire Bibby Brookfield FTI Consulting Australian In-house Lawyer of the Year 2016

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CLAYTON UTZ AUSTRALIAN IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

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AGL Group Legal Brookfield Properties Cobham Aviation Services Fox Sports Australia Legal Team IFM Investors Australian Legal Team Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) SingTel Optus Pty Ltd Sydney Water Legal and Corporate Secretariat Team

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Clayton Utz is a leader in legal services and a firm with a uniquely independent culture. Our success reflects our focus on our two key assets: our people and our clients. They range from iconic Australian and multinational corporations and leading government agencies to some of the most marginalised people in Australia who we assist through our Pro Bono practice. In 2015 we reached the milestone of 500,000 pro bono hours - the most of any Australian law firm or any firm outside the US. We encourage our people to show leadership in everything they do and stay true to their direction. We celebrate diversity and we're passionate about access to justice - as well as giving back to the community through our Community Connect program and the Clayton Utz Foundation. Rob Cutler, Chief Executive Partner E: rcutler@claytonutz.com P: (02) 9353 4104 W: www.claytonutz.com

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RUSSELL MCVEAGH NZ IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR

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Air NZ ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd Contact Energy Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd New Zealand Superannuation Fund Vector Legal Team Vodafone New Zealand

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Russell McVeagh is widely regarded as New Zealand's premier law firm and is committed to operating on the cutting edge of legal practice. The firm employs approximately 350 staff and partners across their Auckland and Wellington offices. Russell McVeagh's lawyers are the best in their fields and are recognised internationally for their expertise. The firm represents leading corporations, financial institutions, state-owned enterprises, government entities and multi-national companies on their most complex, challenging and high-profile transactions.Russell McVeagh continues to be on, if not all, almost every major transaction in New Zealand (conflicts aside). Gary McDiarmid, Chief Executive Officer P: +64 9 367 8091 E: gary.mcdiarmid@russellmcveagh.com W: www.russellmcveagh.com


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RESOLUTION INSTITUTE AUSTRALIAN ARBITRATOR OF THE YEAR

RESOLUTION INSTITUTE AUSTRALIAN MEDIATOR OF THE YEAR

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Alex Baykitch Angela Bowne SC Laurie James Toby Shnookal John Wakefield Stephen Walsh

Mieke Brandon Anne Sutherland Kelly Stephen Lancken Alan Limbury Anne Purcell

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AUSTRALIAN DEAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

NZ DEAL FIRM OF THE YEAR

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• Bell Gully • Chapman Tripp • Harmos Horton Lusk • Mayne Wetherell • MinterEllisonRuddWatts • Russell McVeagh • Simpson Grierson • Webb Henderson

Allen & Overy - Capital Markets Team Allens – Mergers & Acquisitions Team Clayton Utz – Real Estate Team Gilbert + Tobin – Corporate Advisory Group Herbert Smith Freehills – Equity Capital Markets Team • Herbert Smith Freehills – Mergers & Acquisitions Team • King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) – Project, Energy & Resources Team • MinterEllison – Mergers & Acquisitions Team

UBS AG, Australia Branch Investment Bank In-house Team of the Year 2016

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AUSTRALIAN DEALMAKER OF THE YEAR

NZ DEALMAKER OF THE YEAR

FINALISTS

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Guy Alexander, Allens Tom Story, Allens Stuart Byrne, Clayton Utz Julie Levis, Clayton Utz Rory Moriarty, Clayton Utz Peter Cook, Gilbert + Tobin Hiroshi Narushima, Gilbert + Tobin Philippa Stone, Herbert Smith Freehills Andrew Rentoul, MinterEllison

David Holden, Anderson Lloyd Garry Downs, Bell Gully John Strowger, Chapman Tripp Silvana Schenone, MinterEllisonRuddWatts Joe Windmeyer, Russell McVeagh James Hawes, Simpson Grierson Michael Pollard, Simpson Grierson Garth Sinclair, Webb Henderson

Philippa Stone, Herbert Smith Freehills Australian Dealmaker of the Year 2016

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CORPORATE CITIZEN FIRM OF THE YEAR

JLT EMPLOYEE HEALTH & WELLBEING AWARD

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• Arnold Bloch Leibler • Ashurst • Clayton Utz • DLA Piper • Gilbert + Tobin • Herbert Smith Freehills • King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) • Maddocks • Salvos Legal

• Ashurst • Clayton Utz • Coleman Greig Lawyers • DibbsBarker

• King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) • Leach Legal • McInnes Wilson Lawyers • Russell McVeagh

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Salvos Legal & Salvos Legal Humanitarian Corporate Citizen Firm of the Year 2016

Hive Legal Pty Ltd JLT Employee Health & Wellbeing Award 2016

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EMPLOYMENT LAW SPECIALIST FIRM OF THE YEAR

INSURANCE SPECIALIST FIRM OF THE YEAR

IP SPECIALIST FIRM OF THE YEAR

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• Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors • Danny King Legal • Harmers Workplace Lawyers • HR Law • McDonald Murholme Solicitors • MDC Legal • PCC Employment Lawyers • Workdynamic Australia

• Barry.Nilsson. • Carter Newell Lawyers • Curwoods Lawyers • Gilchrist Connell • Holman Webb • Sparke Helmore Lawyers • TurksLegal • Wotton + Kearney

• AJ Park • Baldwins Intellectual Property • Banki Haddock Fiora • Bird & Bird • Davies Collison Cave • Griffith Hack • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick • Wrays

Salvos Legal & Salvos Legal Humanitarian Australian Law Firm of the Year 2016 (up to 100 lawyers)

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FTI CONSULTING BOUTIQUE FIRM OF THE YEAR

STATE/REGIONAL FIRM OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

FINALISTS • Bellanhouse Legal • Bespoke • Clarendon Lawyers • KHQ Lawyers • Massons • Nexus Lawyers Pty Ltd • Polcynski Lawyers • Speirs Ryan

• Carter Newell lawyers • Chamberlains Law Firm • Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers • Griffin Legal • Harwood Andrews • Jackson McDonald • Russell Kennedy Lawyers • TBA Law

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Keypoint Law FTI Australian Boutique Firm of the Year 2016

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YOUNG PRIVATE PRACTICE LAWYER OF THE YEAR (30 OR UNDER)

LAW FIRM LEADER OF THE YEAR (≤200 EMPLOYEES)

LAW FIRM LEADER OF THE YEAR (>200 EMPLOYEES)

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• Elyse Adams, Allens • Chris Travers, Allens • Samantha Robson, Ashurst • Cassandra Wee, Ashurst • Stipe Vuleta, Chamberlains Law Firm • Thomas Dougherty, Clayton Utz • Olivia Blakiston, Gilbert + Tobin • Wendy Hsu, Gilbert + Tobin • Holly Sara, Jones Day • Linda Kelleher, MinterEllison

• Paul Hopkins, Carter Newell Lawyers • Vik Sundar, Chamberlains Law Firm • Claire Carton, Griffin Legal • Sandra Gibson, LOD Lawyers on Demand • Bechara Shamieh, Madison Marcus Law Firm • Marcus McCarthy, Nexus Law Group

• Chris Freeland, Baker McKenzie • Rob Cutler, Clayton Utz • Tony Macvean, Hall & Wilcox • Sue Gilchrist, Herbert Smith Freehills • Sue Kench, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) • Michelle Dixon, Maddocks • John Nerurker, Mills Oakley

Gilbert + Tobin Australian Law Firm of the Year 2016 (100-500 lawyers)

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LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR (1-100 LAWYERS) FINALISTS • • • • •

Bird & Bird Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers Carter Newell Lawyers Chamberlains Law Firm Holman Webb

• Madison Marcus Law Firm • Proximity • Russells • Salvos Legal • Speirs Ryan

GLOBALX LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR (101-500 LAWYERS) FINALISTS • • • •

Allen & Overy Baker McKenzie Clyde & Co Gilbert + Tobin

• Hall & Wilcox • Maddocks • Mills Oakley • Russell Kennedy Lawyers • Sparke Helmore Lawyers

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FTI CONSULTING LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR (>500 LAWYERS) FINALISTS • Allens • Ashurst • Clayton Utz • Herbert Smith Freehills • King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) • MinterEllison PROUDLY SPONSORED BY

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