Ashurst ranked as Law Firm of the Year by Best Lawyers Australia 2024

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    This year, Best Lawyers ranked 184 individuals across the firm in Australia, Japan and Singapore, with 17 being recognised as 'Lawyer of the Year' in their respective categories.

    Best Lawyers Australia 2024 'Lawyer of the Year' awards were received by:

    • Alyssa Phillips               Competition Law - Brisbane
    • Chris Redden                 Natural Resources Law – Sydney
    • Clare Doneley               Outsourcing Law - Brisbane
    • Con Tzerefos                  Funds Management - Melbourne
    • Emma de Carle              Leveraged Buyout - Sydney
    • Gaelan Cooney              Banking and Finance Law - Perth
    • Hazel Brasington          Transportation Law – Melbourne
    • Jennie Mansfield           Employee Benefits Law - Sydney
    • Jock O'Shea                      Asset Finance Law and Equipment Finance Law - Sydney
    • John Brewster                Corporate Law - Melbourne
    • John Field                          Aviation Law and Equipment Finance Law - Melbourne
    • Kellech Smith                  Life Sciences Practice - Melbourne
    • Mark Elvy                          Product Liability Litigation - Sydney
    • Paul Vane-Tempest      Labour and Employment Law - Canberra
    • Shawn Wytenburg       Banking and Finance Law - Sydney
    • Tim Mathers                     Real Property Law - Brisbane
    • Scarlet Reid Occupational Health and Safety Law - Sydney

    Seven lawyers were also noted as 'ones to watch':

    • Aaron Kam                        Insolvency and Reorganization Law - Sydney
    • Chris Barr                          Insolvency and Reorganization Law - Sydney
    • Daniel Fawcett               Employee Benefits Law - Melbourne
    • Ffion Whaley                    Employee Benefits Law – Melbourne
    • Jack Heithersay              Competition Law – Sydney
    • Pooja Anantha                  Regulatory Practice – Sydney
    • Veronica Lee                      Labour and Employment Law – Sydney 

    Best Lawyers is compiled by a United States' peer-review company and ranks the nation's top legal talent based on peer evaluations within the legal industry.

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