Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers has been recommended by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 in the construction, insurance and transport practice areas. The guide has recommended eight partners across these areas and listed three partners in its elite leading lawyers list.

Mark Attard and Patrick Monahan are listed as leading individuals in insurance and Andrew Tulloch is listed as a leading individual in transport. This elite list is the Legal 500's guide to outstanding lawyers in the Asia Pacific region.

Brad Kermond, Paul Muscat and Stephen Carcano are recommended in the construction category. David Kerwin, Gavin Creighton and Kemsley Brennan are recommended for insurance. Stuart Hetherington and Andrew Tulloch are both recommended for transport.

Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers is "very impressive at all levels of service" and comes "highly recommended for construction and insurance disputes", the Legal 500 website states. In addition, the website notes that Gavin Creighton was instructed by Chubb to act in the interests of Auslogics in a US class action and that David Kerwin joined the firm’s Brisbane office from Clyde & Co LLP. Kemsley Brennan is singled out for his "wealth of insurance knowledge".

According to managing partner Dunstan de Souza, recognition of the firm's lawyers by Legal 500 is wholly deserved: "We've been building our practice teams not for years, but for decades. We're client-focused in everything we do. The endorsement that we have received from Legal 500 is further proof that ours is a winning formula. I'm very proud of all our lawyers for the recognition they have achieved."

The Legal 500 series is acknowledged as the world's largest independent legal referral guide which recommends firms and individuals purely on merit.

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About Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers

Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers was founded over a century ago. Today we are a firm with 60 partners and over 350 staff. We are highly regarded for our expertise in property and development law, building and construction, environment and planning, transport and logistics, litigation, insurance, commercial and corporate law, restructuring and insolvency. The firm acts for major corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, government departments and individuals. Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers has both the capacity and the expertise to deliver on complex national and multinational projects.

Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers is based in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, with associated firms in Adelaide and Perth. Through our affiliation with ADVOC Asia, ADVOC International, ADVOC Europe and ADVOC Latin America, as well as our close association with Dubai law firm LutfiCBP, Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers is able to offer access to quality legal advice around the globe.


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