Media Release | 26 February 2016

Hall & Wilcox lawyers named in the 2017 Best Lawyers in Australia

​Leading independent business law firm Hall & Wilcox is pleased to announce 20 lawyers have been recognised in the 2017 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:


Oliver Jankowsky

Partner & Head of International Practice

Ed Paton

Partner & Head of SE Asia Practice

Eugene Chen

Partner & Head of China Practice

Melanie Smith

Director - Business Development, Marketing and Communications

Natalie Bannister

Partner & Commercial National Practice Leader

Rhett Slocombe

Partner & Insurance National Practice Leader

Katie McKenzie


James Bull

Special Counsel and Head of Frank

Melanie James

People & Culture Manager

Jacqui Barrett

Partner & Head of US Practice

Paul O’Donnell

Consultant & Head of Energy

Christopher Brown

Partner & Head of UK Practice

Lauren Parrant

Senior People & Culture Advisor, as at 1 July 2022

Melinda Woledge

Marketing & Communications Manager

Jasmine Koh

Senior Associate and Head of Frank

Alison Choy Flannigan

Partner & Leader, Health & Community

Billie Kerkez

Manager – Smarter Recovery Solutions

Peter Jones

Senior Commercial Counsel

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