Australasian Law Awards 2019 Finalists eMag

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THURSDAY 23 MAY 2019 THE STAR SYDNEY

It’s another year – and that means there’s another group of stellar finalists vying for the big prizes at the 2019 Australasian Law Awards. THEY’LL be gathering at Sydney’s The Star on Thursday 23 May to celebrate the outstanding achievements of Australia and New Zealand's leading legal professionals, firms and in-house teams for their contribution to the industry over the past year – as well as recognising the big deals that have redefined success within the sector. As ever, it was a fantastic year for nominations. We were taken aback by the sheer quality, scope and variety of the huge talent this industry has to offer. We’d like to say a

massive ‘thank you’ to everyone who made their voice heard during the nominations process – this event relies on the input of hard-working legal professionals just like you. In the following pages you’ll meet the individuals, teams and organisations who have been shortlisted across 34 categories. We look forward to cheering on the winners with you on the night itself.

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INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING DEAL OF THE YEAR Paladin Energy restructuring Firms: King & Wood Mallesons, Gilbert + Tobin, 333, Kirkland & Ellis, White & Case, Hogan Lovells, Fasken, DLA Piper, Jones Day, Morgan Lewis, ENSAfrica, Savjani, Koffman Kalef, Stewart MeKelvey

PROPERTY, INFRASTRUCTURE & PROJECTS DEAL OF THE YEAR Hunter Class Frigate and ASC Shipbuilding restructure/strong Firms: Ashurst, Allens, Baker & Mckenzie, Herbert Smith Freehills Accountants: Deloitte, KPMG, Russell Coleman

Accountants: KordaMentha Advisers: Clayton Utz

NSW Government disposal of Westconnex stake

Quintis Group restructuring

Firm: Allens, Ashurst, Baker McKenzie, Herbert Smith Freehills, King & Wood Mallesons

Firms: Allens, Ashurst, Reed Smith LLC Accountants: McGrathNicol, KordaMentha Banks: BlackRock Global Allocation Fund, Inc; BlueBay High Yield Bond Fund, Fedex Corporation Employees Pension Trust, Pool Reinsurance Company Ltd; Tor Asia Credit Master Fund LP, The Coca-Cola Company Master Retirement Trust, Total Return Diversified Credit Fund

Insolvency & Restructuring Deal of the Year 2018 winner: Arrium restructure

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Banks: Macquarie Group, Morgan Stanley, UBS Investment Bank Victoria land titles concession Firms: Allens, MinterEllison Accountants: Flagstaff Partners, Gresham, Royal Bank of Canada, UBS

Property, Infrastructure & Projects Deal of the Year 2018 winner: Melbourne Metro Project


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DEBT MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR

ENERGY & RESOURCES DEAL OF THE YEAR

Debt financing for the acquisition of Origin's Acumen business

Coronado Global Resources IPO

Firm: Allens, Baker & McKenzie, Clayton Utz, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hive Legal

Accountants: KPMG

Kwinana waste-to-energy project financing Firms: Allens, Ashurst, Herbert Smith Freehills, Minter Ellison, Norton Rose Fulbright Banks: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Hong Kong Branch, ING Bank (Australia) Ltd, National Australia Bank Limited, S.A., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. Pilbara Minerals – POSCO subscription agreement and convertible bond Firms: Allen & Overy, Herbert Smith Freehills Port of Melbourne bond issuance Firm: Allen & Overy, Chapman and Cutler, Clifford Chance, KWM, Sidley Austin Accountants: KPMG Banks: ANZ, BNP Paribas, Citibank, NAB, RBC, Societe Generale

Firms: Gilbert + Tobin, Herbert Smith Freehills, Jones Day, Norton Rose Fulbright, Sidley Austin, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Banks: Bell Potter, Credit Suisse (Australia) Limited; Goldman Sachs Australia Pty Ltd, Securities Limited UBS AG, Australia Branch Jadestone Energy acquisition of Montara oil project Firms: Allen & Overy, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Dentons, DuMoulin Black, Gilbert + Tobin, White & Case Accountants: PwC, Deloitte Banks: Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Miro Capital, Société Générale Rio Tinto's Queensland coal asset sales Firms: Adaro, Allens, Allen & Overy LLP, Clayton Utz, EMR, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Johnson Winter & Slattery, King & Wood Mallesons, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, K&L Gates, Mibank, Tweed Accountants: Macquarie, Credit Suisse, KPMG, EY, Emindobiz Banks: Macquarie; ANZ Bank; Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited; MUFG Bank, Ltd; CIMB Bank Berhad, Singapore Branch; DBS Bank Ltd., Australia Branch; Oversea- Chinese Banking Corporation Limited; Standard Chartered Bank; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation; PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk., Singapore Branch; National Australia Bank Limited; ING Bank N.V., Singapore Branch; The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Sydney Branch; BNP Paribas Sydney Branch; Meritz Securities Co., Ltd Santos acquisition of Quadrant Firms: Allens, Ashurst, Clayton Utz, Gilbert + Tobin, Herbert Smith Freehills, HWL Ebsworth, King & Wood Mallesons, Norton Rose Fulbright Accountants: UBS, JB North & Co

World Bank bond-i Firm: Ashurst, King & Wood Mallesons Banks: Commonwealth Bank of Australia, World Bank

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EQUITY MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR

M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR

Seven Group share conversion

Coles demerger from Wesfarmers

Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills

Firms: Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills, Herbert Smith Freehills, Allens

Transurban equity raising

Accountants: Ernst & Young Transaction Advisory Services Limited, Grant Samuel & Associates Pty Limited Banks: Gresham Advisory Partners Limited, Goldman Sachs Australia Pty Ltd, Macquarie Capital (Australia) Limited

Firm: Allen & Overy, King & Wood Mallesons, Sidley Austin Banks: Macquarie, Morgan Stanley, UBS Viva Energy IPO Firms: Allen & Overy, Allens, Gilbert + Tobin, Simpson Grierson, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Accountants: EY, KPMG, PwC

Foxtel-Fox Sports merger Firms: Allens, Gilbert + Tobin

Banks: BAML Bell Potter Craigs, Crestone, Deutsche Bank, DBS, Evans and Partners, HSBC, JBWere, Merrill Lynch, NAB, Morgans, Mizuho, Ord MinnettSMBC, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Wilsons Transaction, UBS

Oxford Properties acquisition of Investa Office Fund

WorleyParsons pro-rata accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer

Accountants: EY, KPMG, PwC

Firms: Herbert Smith Freehills, King & Wood, Mallesons

Firms: Allens, Ashurst, Clayton Utz, Gilbert + Tobin, Torys Banks: JP Morgan Australia, Macquarie Capital, Morgan Stanley, UBS PEXA acquisition Firms: Allen & Overy, Allens, DLA Piper, Gilbert + Tobin, Herbert Smith Freehills, King & Wood Mallesons, Mills Oakley, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Accountants: CLSA, EY, KPMG, PwC Banks: CLSA, Investec, JPMorgan, Macquarie Capital, Morgan Stanley Snowy Hydro acquisition Firms: Allens, Herbert Smith Freehills, King & Wood Mallesons

Equity Market Deal of the Year 2018 winner: Yancoal Capital Raising

Unibail-Rodamco acquisition of Westfield Firms: Allens, Clifford Chance, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills, King & Wood Mallesons, Meagher & Flom LLP,NautaDutilh, Shearman & Sterling, Skadden Arps, Slate Accountants: EY Banks: Rothchild, UBS

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INTERNATIONAL DEAL OF THE YEAR Australia Pacific LNG refinancing Firms: Clayton Utz, Latham & Watkins, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Banks: ANZ, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan Joint takeover of Sirtex Medical

AUSTRALIAN DEAL OF THE YEAR This category recognises the most significant deal involving an Australian party or Australian subject matter. Please note this category is not open for nominations. Winners of the following deal awards will become finalists in this category:

Firms: MinterEllison, Paul Hastings LLB (USA), Watson Mangioni

• Debt Market Deal of the Year

Accountants: Lazard, USB

• Equity Market Deal of the Year

Oracle acquisition of Aconex Firms: Herbert Smith Freehills Accountants: Credit Suisse, Deloitte Reliance acquisition of John Guest

• Energy & Resources 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

Firms: Herbert Smith Freehills, Allen & Overy, Gilbert + Tobin Banks: Joint Lead Managers, Macquarie Capital, J.P. Morgan Accountants: Ernst & Young, Oaktower Sale of BHP's US oil and gas assets Firms: Baker Botts, Herbert Smith Freehills, Slaughter & May, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Banks: Barclays, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch Yancoal dual listing on ASX and HKEx Firms: Freshfields, Gilbert + Tobin, Herbert Smith Freehills (Australia), King & Wood Mallesons, Slaughter & May Accountants: KPMG, ShineWing Banks: BOCI Asia Limited, CCB International Capital Limited, China Everbright Securities (HK) Limited, Cinda International Securities Limited, Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited, Citigroup Global Markets Limited., CMB International Capital Limited, Haitong International Securities Company Limited and Zhongtai International Securities Limited, Morgan Stanley Asia Limited, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc

Australian Deal of the Year 2018 winner: Arrium Restructure

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BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR

SPARKE HELMORE INSURANCE IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR

FINALISTS

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• ASX Limited • Bank of Quensland Limited • Commonwealth Bank of Australia Advisory & M&A Legal Team • J.P.Morgan • Macquarie Capital • Queensland Treasury Corporation • UBS AG, Australia Branch • Westpac

• AIA Australia and New Zealand Legal Team • AIG • Berkley Insurance Australia • Chubb • DUAL Australia • IAG Legal • Lexon Insurance Pte Ltd Risk & Claims Team • Steadfast

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Banking & Financial Services In-house Team of the Year 2018 winner: Toyota Finance Australia

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LEGAL SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS • BigHand • Dazychain • GlobalX • The College of Law • Thomson Reuters Australia

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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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Bianca Gomez, Dentsu Aegis Network Australia Katie Dillon, Telstra Corporation Kelly Xiao, VMware Samantha Walker, Nova Entertainment Theo Kapodistrias , University of Tasmania

Cesilia Kim, Snowy Hydro Christian Paech, Santos Erin Scarrow, Accenture Julie Galligan, Transuburban Lachlan Pfeiffer, Viva Energy Australia Nik Andersen, IXOM Paul Gregory, WesTrac Ray Pagliano, Optus Richard Bell, Aristocrat

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Young In-House Lawyer of the Year (30 or Under) 2018 winner: Hayley Warren, RCR Tomlinson

FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognised for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle – from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments. Mark Dewar, Australia Practice Leader E: mark.dewar@fticonsulting.com P: +61 2 8247 8084 W: www.fticonsulting.com

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CLAYTON UTZ AUSTRALIAN IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR

RUSSELL MCVEAGH NZ IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

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• AIA • Fonterra Co-operative Group • Mercury NZ • Skycity Entertainment Group • Spark New Zealand • UBS NZ • Wellington City Council

AccorHotels Pacific Legal Team AIA Australia and New Zealand legal team Baxter Healthcare Legal team Viva Energy legal team James Hardie Asia Pacific Legal Team Nova Entertainment Legal Team Tabcorp Holdings UBS AG, Australia Branch

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Clayton Utz is a leader in legal services and a firm with a uniquely independent culture.

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).

Our success reflects our focus on our two key assets: our people and our clients. 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: +61 2 9353 4104 W: www.claytonutz.com

Jo Avenell, Chief Executive Officer E: jo.avenell@russellmcveagh.com P: +64 9 367 8091 W: www.russellmcveagh.com

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RESOLUTION INSTITUTE AUSTRALIAN ARBITRATOR OF THE YEAR

RESOLUTION INSTITUTE AUSTRALIAN MEDIATOR OF THE YEAR

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

• Brian Millar & Scott Ellis, Francis Burt Chambers • Maurice Edwards, Watts McCray Lawyers • Rob Zikmann, Chalfont Chambers

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Alison Shaw, Dispute Resolution Anne-Marie Rice, Rice Dispute Resolution Debra Parker, Watts McCray Lawyers Dr Anne Purcell, Resolution Partners Emily Dewberry, Dewberry Mediations Lisanne Iriks, Life Mediation Nicky McWilliam, Sydney Mediation Partnership Tom Stodulka, Tom Stodulka Mediator

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AUSTRALIAN DEAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

NEW ZEALAND DEAL FIRM OF THE YEAR

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

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• Bell Gully • Chapman Tripp • MinterEllisonRuddWatts • Russell McVeagh • Simpson Grierson • Webb Henderson New Zealand

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Allens M&A Deal Team Gilbert + Tobin’s Corporate Advisory team Herbert Smith Freehills, Energy Transactions Herbert Smith Freehills, Equity Capital Markets Herbert Smith Freehills, M&A Team King & Wood Mallesons, M&A Team MinterEllison, Infrastructure, Construction and Property MinterEllison, Mergers & Acquisitions

NZ Deal Firm of the Year 2018 winner: Bell Gully

Australian Deal Team of the Year 2018 winner: Allens

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SP SEARCH AND CONSULTING AUSTRALIAN DEALMAKER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

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Adam Laura, Gilbert + Tobin Costas Condoleon, Gilbert + Tobin David Eliakim, King & Wood Mallesons Dr Martyn Taylor, Norton Rose Fulbright Guy Alexander, Allens Jason Watts, King & Wood Mallesons Kate Towey, Allens Philippa Stone, Herbert Smith Freehills Rebecca Maslen-Stannage, Herbert Smith Freehills • Tom Story, Allens

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NEW ZEALAND DEALMAKER OF THE YEAR

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Andrew Matthews, Simpson Grierson Anna Buchly, Bell Gully David Hoare, Russell McVeagh Garth Sinclair, Webb Henderson John Strowger, Chapman Tripp Silvana Schenone, MinterEllisonRuddWatts Simon Vannini, Simpson Grierson


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AUSTRALASIAN LAWYER CORPORATE CITIZEN FIRM OF THE YEAR

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FINALISTS

FINALISTS

• Ashurst • Clayton Utz • Gilbert + Tobin • Harmers Workplace Lawyers • Herbert Smith Freehills • King & Wood Mallesons • Lander & Rogers • Madison Marcus Law Firm • Salvos Legal

• Clayton Utz • Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers • DLA Piper • Employsure Law • Gadens • Herbert Smith Freehills • Lander & Rogers • Madison Marcus Law Firm

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Australasian Lawyer is the leading independent publication for the legal industry in Australasia. Reaching the most senior lawyers, in-house counsel and corporate decision makers, Australasian Lawyer focuses on industry news analysis, international and local profiles, interviews with domestic and international industry leaders and special reports recognising the top-performing lawyers and firms in the field.

Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) is one of the world's leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services.

Paul Ferris, Business Development Manager P: +61 2 8437 4703 E: paul.ferris@keymedia.com.au W: www.auslawawards.com.au

JLT understands the people risk challenges faced by the legal industry and working in partnership with the industry has developed a unique approach to protecting your greatest asset, through risk mitigation and sustainable solutions. JLT are proud to be the only insurance broker with a specialised people risk offering for law firms, transforming lives and families with our ‘whole of people risk’ approach. Chris Sinclair, Divisional Manager, Group Risk JLT Australia, Benefit Solutions P: +61 2 9290 6730 E: chris.sinclair@jlta.com.au W: www.au.jlt.com

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EMPLOYMENT LAW SPECIALIST FIRM OF THE YEAR

INSURANCE SPECIALIST FIRM OF THE YEAR

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

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• Barry.Nilsson. • Carter Newell Lawyers • Gilchrist Connell • HBA Legal • Holman Webb Lawyers • Meridian Lawyers • Sparke Helmore Lawyers • TurksLegal

Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors Danny King Legal Employsure Law FCB Group Harmers Workplace Lawyers HR Law McDonald Murholme Solicitors Workdynamic Australia

Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year 2018 winner: Sparke Helmore Lawyers

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FTI CONSULTING BOUTIQUE FIRM OF THE YEAR

EXCELLENCE IN TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

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• Allens • AMP and Ashurst Advance • Bird & Bird LLP • Clayton Utz • Dentons • Gilbert + Tobin • HBA Legal • Herbert Smith Freehills • LegalVision • LOD - Lawyers On Demand

Bellanhouse Lawyers Clarendon Lawyers Hamilton Locke Mitry Lawyers Phi Finney McDonald Sierra Legal The Fold Legal Vincent Young Lawyers

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FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognised for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle – from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments. Mark Dewar, Australia Practice Leader E: mark.dewar@fticonsulting.com P: +61 2 8247 8084 W: www.fticonsulting.com

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

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Alex Solo, sprintlaw Daniel MacPherson, Gilbert + Tobin Erin MacMullin, Herbert Smith Freehills Flora Ma, Allens Hannah Catherine Morris, Mills Oakley James Skelton, Swaab Julia Taylor, Allens Madeleine McIntosh, Baker McKenzie Stipe Vuleta, Chamberlains Law Firm Sunny Jong, Allens Timon Ibrahim, Ashurst Tomoyuki Hachigo, sprintlaw

Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year (30 or Under) 2018 winner: Rebecca Johnston, HodgkinsonJohnston

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LAW FIRM LEADER OF THE YEAR (≤200 LAWYERS)

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Bryn Hardcastle, Bellanhouse Lawyers Claire Carton, Griffin Legal Chris Ward, Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers Michael Harmer, Harmers Workplace Lawyers Paul Hopkins, Carter Newell Lawyers Rosalyn Gladwin, Gladwin Legal Shane Barber, Bird & Bird LLP

Law Firm Leader of the Year (>200 employees) 2018 winner: Rob Cutler, Clayton Utz


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SP SEARCH AND CONSULTING LAW FIRM LEADER OF THE YEAR (≥ 200 LAWYERS)

STATE/REGIONAL FIRM OF THE YEAR

FINALISTS

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• Clarendon Lawyers • Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers • Keystone Lawyers • Morgan + English Commercial Lawyers • NDA Law • Pragma • Redenbach Lee Lawyers • Southern Waters Legal

Anthony Foley, Baker McKenzie Danny Gilbert, Gilbert + Tobin Howard Rapke, Holding Redlich John Nerurker, Mills Oakley Michael Tooma, Clyde & Co Michelle Dixon, Maddocks Phillip Salem, Sparke Helmore Lawyers Rob Cutler, Clayton Utz Tony Macvean, Hall and Wilcox

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State/Regional Firm of the Year 2018 winner: Carter Newell Lawyers

Formerly known as Scarlis Pringle, the firm has over 20 years of partner search and consulting experience for Australia's leading law firms. The firm is led by Steven Scarlis and Patrick St John Steven Scarlis E: sscarlis@spcon.com.au P: +61 2 9222 9000 W: www.spcon.com.au

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

Bird & Bird Carter Newell Lawyers Chamberlains Law Firm Holman Webb Lawyers

• Keypoint Law • LegalVision • Madison Marcus Law Firm • Massons

FTI CONSULTING LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR (>500 LAWYERS) FINALISTS • Allens • Ashurst • Clayton Utz • Dentons • Herbert Smith Freehills

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

Holding Redlich LOD - Lawyers On Demand Mills Oakley Sparke Helmore Lawyers

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GlobalX is one of Australia's most successful technology companies with operations in Australia, the United Kingdom and China, and a global annual turnover of $65 million. Established in 1994, the firm specialises in innovative tech' solutions for law firms, conveyancers, financial institutions, surveyors and government bodies. In response to the legal and conveyancing industry being the second largest consumer of public records. GlobalX has developed integrated services and software that enable the industry to access the right information, in the right format, at the right time. This includes online regulatory information, practice management software, conveyancing workflow, electronic contracts and legal support services. Paul Kollias, National Key Account Manager E: paul.kollias@globalx.com.au P: +61 2 92306 946 W: www.globalx.com.au

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FINALISTS • Baker McKenzie • Barry.Nilsson. • Gadens • Gilbert + Tobin • Hall & Wilcox

• King & Wood Mallesons

FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognised for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle – from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments. Mark Dewar, Australia Practice Leader E: dawna.wright@fticonsulting.com P: +61 2 8247 8084 W: www.fticonsulting.com


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