Colin Biggers & Paisley takes out award in Victoria

23 May 2017
On Friday 19 May Colin Biggers & Paisley won the Medium Law Firm of the Year Award at the 13th Victorian Legal Awards.

The Victorian Legal Awards are facilitated by the Law Institute of Victoria and recognise excellence, diligence, commitment and the outstanding contributions of legal professionals in Victoria.

The peer reviewed awards are one of the most prestigious in the industry and highlight our reputation as a leading law practice. 

Patrick Tuohey, accepted the award at the Peninsula in Docklands on behalf of the practice.

"The award is testament to our commitment and reputation in the industry. Our knowledge of the market and delivery of services to our clients demonstrates how we build relationships and add value."

He said he was delighted to receive the award and thanked the team at Colin Biggers & Paisley for their continued support and commitment,

"Colin Biggers & Paisley would like to thank all our people for their support and commitment to supporting our practice and our clients."

The initiatives of the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation were recognised as instrumental to this win. The core focus of the Foundation is the promote and protect the rights of women and children in Australia and abroad. Pro bono legal services, professional and general volunteering, community project assistance and in-kind support are some of the ways the Foundation is working to help address unmet legal needs, and provide resources and opportunities for communities.

This is not the first time this year, Colin Biggers and Paisley and its people have been recognised as the best in their field.

Colin Biggers & Paisley's construction, insurance, real estate and shipping practice areas and eleven lawyers have been listed by Chambers and Partners 2017. 

Twenty-eight of our partners have been ranked in the 2018 edition of the Best Lawyers in Australia, including Patrick Monahan who has been named lawyer of the year in the insurance practice area. Colin Biggers & Paisley has also been named the 2018 insurance law firm of the year. 

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About Colin Biggers & Paisley

Colin Biggers & Paisley was founded over a century ago. Today we are a legal practice with 68 partners and 450 employees. 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.

We launched the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation in 2015, with a core focus on promoting and protecting the rights of women and children in Australia and abroad through an innovative mix of pro bono legal services, volunteering and charitable contributions.

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Dunstan de Souza Senior Partner

Nick Crennan Managing Partner