Best Lawyers 2017 lists 24 partners from Colin Biggers & Paisley

25 February 2016
Twenty-four of Colin Biggers & Paisley's partners have been ranked in the 2017 edition of the Best Lawyers in Australia across thirteen practice areas, including partner Andrew Tulloch who has been named Lawyer of the Year in the aviation practice area.

Twelve partners were ranked as leading insurance lawyers and include Andrew Probert, Patrick Monahan, Vanessa Kemp, Adrian Howie, Amanda Ryding, David Miller, Greg Skehan, Keith Bethlehem, Melissa Fenton, Paul Bannon, Peter Moran and Stuart Hetherington.

Antony Riordan, Brad Kermond, Jonathan Stafford and Geoff Standen are listed as leading construction and infrastructure lawyers, and Damien Butler, Nigel Watson and Scott Hedge as leading insolvency lawyers. Ian Wright is listed as a leading planning and environment lawyer.

Listed as leading alternative dispute resolution lawyers are Patrick Monahan (in addition to his insurance listing), Nigel Watson (in addition to insolvency), Adrian Howie (in addition to insurance), Alex Ostermayer and Stuart Hetherington. Jon Meadmore is listed as a leading commercial lawyer, David Miller and Paul Bannon for product liability litigation (in addition to Paul's insurance listing), and Greg McCann for occupational health and safety law. For litigation, Stuart Hetherington and Geoff Standen (in addition to construction and infrastructure) are named.

Two partners are listed in multiple categories. As well as being named Lawyer of the Year in aviation, Andrew Tulloch is listed for aviation, trade and transportation law. In addition to insurance, alternative dispute resolution and litigation, Stuart Hetherington also features in shipping and maritime, and transportation law.

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Colin Biggers & Paisley was founded over a century ago. Today we are a legal practice with over 60 partners and almost 400 staff. We are highly regarded for our expertise in construction, insurance, property, government, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, banking and finance, corporate and commercial, employment and safety, planning and environment, restructuring and insolvency, transport and logistics. We act for major corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, government departments and individuals. We have both the capacity and the expertise to deliver on complex national and multinational projects.

Colin Biggers & Paisley 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, we are able to offer access to quality legal advice around the globe.

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Andrew Probert Partner

Andrew Tulloch Partner

Brad Kermond Partner

David Miller Partner

Greg Skehan Senior Partner

Ian Wright Senior Partner

Jon Meadmore Partner

Keith Bethlehem Partner

Nigel Watson Consultant

Patrick Monahan Consultant

Paul Bannon Partner

Peter Moran Partner

Scott Hedge Partner

Stuart Hetherington Consultant

Vanessa Kemp Partner