Hall & Wilcox lawyers named as 2019 Best Lawyers in Australia


Leading independent business law firm Hall & Wilcox is pleased to announce 36 lawyers have been recognised in the 2019 Best Lawyers in Australia list as published in today’s Australian Financial Review.

Best Lawyers is a peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide. Lawyers are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and likelihood to refer work and are divided by location and practice areas.

Hall & Wilcox would like to congratulate the following people:

  • Alison Baker, Partner – Employee Benefits Law
  • Natalie Bannister, Partner – 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
  • John Hutchinson, Partner – 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 – Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation
  • Anne MacNamara, Partner – Superannuation Law, Wealth Management/Succession
  • Tony Macvean, Managing Partner – Commercial Law, Corporate Law
  • Matthew Needham, Partner – Litigation
  • Harry New, Partner – Corporate/Governance Practice
  • Andrew O’Bryan, Partner – Tax Law
  • Michael Parker, Partner – Tax Law
  • Mark Petrucco, Partner – Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Martin Ross, Partner – Defamation and Media Law, Entertainment Law, Sports Law
  • David Short, Partner – Insurance Law
  • Rhett Slocombe, Partner – Insurance Law
  • Kelli Stallard, Partner – 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


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