Our rankings in Chambers 2013

12 March 2013

Colin Biggers & Paisley ranked in Chambers 2013 

CBP was ranked as a leading insurance firm, with the following said about the leading individuals:

"Patrick Monahan… is widely regarded as a leading lawyer in the professional indemnity and D&O insurance fields. He is described as 'very good technically,' and sources also highlight the way 'he works well at a senior level among our client base. He's very efficient and has a good turnaround rate.'"

"Greg Skehan… is identified as one of the standouts of the practice: 'He's one of the leading insurance lawyers and has been for some time.'"

"Keith Bethlehem… is cited by interviewees as 'a litigator of enormous talent.'"

CBP was ranked in the shipping sector, with Stuart Hetherington ranked in Band 1 for leading individuals.

They said he "'is very knowledgeable and clearly has an active role in the worldwide legal shipping industry.' He has handled significant maritime cases during his career in the Privy Council and the Supreme Court of the United States."

CBP was ranked for construction with Geoff Standen being ranked as a leading individual.

They said Geoff is "an expert we're highly reliant upon. He explains things very well, providing straightforward, easily digestible information, and is a very sharp, never flustered negotiator."

Scott Hedge was ranked for restructuring/insolvency.

"He is popular among interviewees, who described him as 'technically very strong, a cautious delightful guide. He is well regarded from a technical perspective and it's reassuring to have him on your side.' He advises in both contentious and non-contentious matters and across all aspects of restructuring and insolvency, as well as the enforcement of securities for financial institutions and syndicates."

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About Colin Biggers & Paisley (CBP)

CBP was founded over a century ago and today is a firm with 42 partners and over 250 staff. The firm is highly regarded for its expertise in property and development law, building and construction, environment and planning, trade and transport, litigation, insurance, commercial and corporate law. The firm acts for major corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, government departments and individuals. CBP has both the capacity and the expertise to deliver on complex national and multinational projects.

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

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Greg Skehan Partner

Keith Bethlehem Partner

Patrick Monahan Senior Partner

Scott Hedge Partner

Stuart Hetherington Partner