Awards and Recognition

 

2021

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

Ranked practices
Ranked individuals
  • Martin Ross, Partner
    Leading, Media and entertainment
    Recommended, Corporate law, Mergers and acquisitions
  • Mark Inston, Partner
    Recommended, Banking and finance
  • Alison Baker, Partner
    Recommended, Data protection, Labour and employment
  • Recommended, Real estate
  • Recommended, Corporate law, Mergers and acquisitions
  • Fay Calderone, Partner
    Recommended, Labour and employment
  • Matthew Curll, Partner
    Recommended, Insurance
  • Recommended, Dispute resolution
  • Recommended, Corporate law, Mergers and acquisitions
  • Peter Murray, Partner
    Recommended, Tax
  • John O'Kane, Partner
    Recommended, Construction, Real estate
  • Ed Paton, Partner
    Recommended, Corporate law, Mergers and acquisitions
  • Recommended, Labour and employment
  • Recommended, Insurance
  • Chris Brown, Partner & Head of UK Practice
    Recommended, Corporate law, Mergers and acquisitions
  • Alison Choy Flannigan, Partner & Leader, Health & Community
    Recommended, Data Protection
  • Hector West, Partner
    Recommended, Dispute resolution
  • James Deady, Partner
    Recommended, Media and Entertainment
  • Kitty Vo, Partner
    Recommended, Real estate
  • Meg Lee, Partner
    Recommended, Real estate
  • Graydon Dowd, Partner
    Recommended, Dispute resolution

Chambers 2021

Ranked practices
Ranked individuals

Best Lawyers 2021

2020

 

Australasian Law Awards 2020

  • Excellence Award, Tony Macvean
    Law Firm Leader of the Year (>200 lawyers)
  • Excellence Award
    Law Firm of the Year (101-500 lawyers)
  • Excellence Award
    Excellence in Technology & Innovation
 

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards

 

Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards

  • Finalist, Ilona Strong
    Partner of the Year – Biglaw
  • Finalist, Fay Calderone
    Thought Leader of the Year
  • Finalist, Jasmine Koh
    Innovator of the Year (Individual)
  • Finalist, Briele Heath
    Marketing Communications Professional of the Year
  • Finalist, Michelle Delos Santos
    Legal Support Professional of the Year
 

Australasian Lawyer

  • Hall & Wilcox, Winner
    Innovative Firms 2020
  • Hall & Wilcox
    Employer of Choice 2020
 

Hunter Business Awards

  • Hall & Wilcox, Winner
    Excellence in Workplace Culture, Diversity & Inclusion
 

Lawyers Weekly ‘Top 25 Attraction Firms’

  • Hall & Wilcox
    named a top 10 law firm of choice
  • Hall & Wilcox
    named number 3 law firm of choice, Victoria
 

Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2020

  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Employer of Choice
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Innovator of the Year (Company)
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Law Firm of the Year
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Pro Bono Program of the Year
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Wellness Initiative of the Year
 

Arts Law Centre of Australia Arts Law Pro Bono Awards 2020

 

Australasian Law Awards

  • Tony Macvean, Excellence Award
    Law firm Leader of the year (>200 lawyers)
  • Hall & Wilcox, Excellence Award
    Law Firm of the Year (101-500 lawyers)
  • Hall & Wilcox, Excellence Award
    Excellence in Technology & Innovation
 
 

Beaton Client Choice Awards 2020

  • Hall & Wilcox, Winner
    Best Provider to Financial & Insurance Services Industry
 
 

MergerMarket Australia M&A Awards 2020

  • Hall & Wilcox, Winner
    M&A Collaboration of the Year

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

 

Chambers

Ranked Practices
Ranked Individuals

2019

Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards

  • Finalist, Sophie Aspley Davis
    Marketing Communications Professional of the Year
  • Finalist, Jacqui Barrett
    Dealmaker of the Year
  • Partner of the Year – BigLaw
  • Finalist, Kate Gould
    Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year
  • Finalist, Katherine Payne
    Special Counsel of the Year
  • Finalist, Kelli Stallard
    Mentor of the Year
  • Finalist, Louise Threadgold
    Legal Support Professional of the Year

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards

Law Institute of Victoria Legal Awards

  • Highly Commended, Mark Lebbon
    Rogers Legal Writing Award
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Large Law Firm of the Year
  • Finalist, Michelle Berry
    Top 10 Rising Stars

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards

Best Lawyers in Australia

2018

Lawyers Weekly 2018 Australian Law Awards

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards

Best Lawyers in Australia

  • Alison Baker, Partner
    Employee Benefits Law
  • Real Property Law
  • Paul Baxter, Partner
    Commercial Law, Insurance Law, Shipping & Maritime Law, Trade Law, Transportation Law
  • Fay Calderone, Partner
    Labour and Employment Law
  • Drew Castley, Partner
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Practice, Insurance Law, Litigation, Professional Malpractice Litigation
  • Deborah Chew, Partner
    Corporate/Governance Practice
  • Aaron Dearden, Partner
    Labour and Employment Law
  • Mark Dessi, Partner
    Project Finance and Development Practice
  • Graydon Dowd, Partner
    Litigation, Product Liability Litigation
  • Mark Dunphy, Partner
    Labour and Employment Law
  • Heather Gray, Partner
    Funds Management, Investment Funds, Superannuation Law
  • Ben Hamilton, Partner
    Intellectual Property Law
  • Corporate Law, Corporate/Governance Practice, Equity Capital Markets Law, Funds Management, Investment Funds, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mark Inston, Partner
    Asset Finance Law
  • Wayne Kelcey, Partner
    Litigation
  • Terry Killian, Partner
    Personal Injury Litigation
  • Stephen Klotz, Partner
    Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation
  • Andrew Lyle, Partner
    Partner – Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation
  • Superannuation Law, Wealth Management/Succession
  • Tony Macvean, Managing Partner
    Commercial Law, Corporate Law
  • Peter Murray, Partner
    Tax Law
  • Litigation
  • Harry New, Partner
    Corporate/Governance Practice
  • Tax Law
  • Tax Law
  • Mark Petrucco, Partner
    Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Martin Ross, Partner
    Defamation and Media Law, Entertainment Law, Sports Law
  • David Short, Partner
    Insurance Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation
  • Andrew Fairley, Consultant
    Superannuation Law
  • Keith James, Consultant
    Tax Law
  • Steve Aitchison, Special Counsel
    Real Property Law
  • James Deady, Special Counsel
    Commercial Law
  • Katherine Payne, Special Counsel
    Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation
  • Sean Sullivan, Special Counsel
    Insurance Law, Labour and Employment Law, Occupational Health & Safety Law

2017

Australian Law Awards

Australasian Law Awards

  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Law Firm of the Year (101-500 lawyers)
  • Finalist, Tony Macvean
    Law Firm Leader of the Year (>200 employees)

Hunter Diversity Awards

  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Workplace Flexibility Champion

Justice Awards

  • Hall & Wilcox, Pro Bono Partnership (Self-Representation Service)
    Pro Bono Partnership (Self-Representation Service)

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards

  • Special Counsel of the Year
  • Finalist, Michelle Berry
    Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year
  • Finalist, Francesca Lai
    Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

2016

Australian Law Awards

  • Finalist, Tony Macvean
    Managing Partner of the Year
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Innovator Firm of the Year
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Banking & Finance Team of the Year
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Dispute Resolution Team of the Year

Australasian Law Awards

  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Australian Law Firm of the Year (100-500 lawyers)

Australasian Lawyer

  • Hall & Wilcox, Ranked 6
    Fast Firms 2016

ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards

  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox

Best Lawyers in Australia (as published in the Australian Financial Review)

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards

Lawyers Weekly Top 25 Attraction Firms

  • Hall & Wilcox, Ranked 24

Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards

  • Finalist, Melanie Smith
    Marketing Communications Executive of the Year

The LawTech Awards

  • Winner, Hall & Wilcox
    Innovation in Legal IT

2015

Australian Law Awards

  • Winner, Hall & Wilcox
    Insurance Team of the Year
  • Winner, Tony Macvean
    Managing Partner of the Year
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Banking & Finance Team of the Year
  • Finalist, Zoe Keith
    Senior Associate of the Year

Australasian Law Awards

  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Australian Law Firm of the Year

Financial Review Client Choice Awards

  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Best Tax Services Provider
  • Finalist, Hall & Wilcox
    Best Provider to the Professional Services Sector