Colin Biggers & Paisley is pleased to announce that The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 has recognised the practice's expertise in 13 practice areas. Its Corporate and M&A ranking has moved up a tier from 2021 and for the first time, Financial services regulatory has been ranked. 

The practice received recognition for its work in:

  • Banking and finance - Tier 5

  • Construction - Tier 4

  • Corporate and M&A - Tier 5

  • Dispute resolution: class actions - Tier 4

  • Environment and Planning - Tier 3

  • Financial services regulatory - Tier 4

  • Insurance - Tier 2

  • Labour and employment - Tier 5

  • Labour and employment: workplace health and safety (WHS) - Tier 3

  • Real estate - Tier 3

  • Restructuring and insolvency - Tier 4

  • Transport: shipping - Tier 3

  • Transport: aviation - Tier 3

Two Melbourne-based insurance partners have been recognised in the Hall of Fame category of leading practitioners. Patrick Monahan has been recognised in Insurance and Andrew Tulloch in Transport: shipping.

The practice's financial services team has been recognised in the Financial services regulatory category for the first time. The team has a dedicated focus on business, markets, products and regulation in the financial services, capital, credit and investment sectors. 

Colin Biggers & Paisley received a number of positive comments from clients, including: 

Colin Biggers & Paisley understands their clients, the challenges clients face and what would be in the clients’ best interest. Colin Biggers & Paisley makes legal issues easy to understand and manage, provides straight and simple to understand answers. 

Colin Biggers & Paisley punches above its weight. The quality of its personnel outshines much larger firms. There is a can-do collegial attitude amongst the firm.

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About Colin Biggers & Paisley

Colin Biggers & Paisley has a century-long history of genuine expertise in transactions, projects, governance and dispute resolution. Our exceptional people and an unrelenting commitment to our clients has seen our practice evolve from a boutique legal practice in Sydney to a national legal practice with international reach. With a vision for growth, we now have 74 partners and 490 staff and offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

We’re particularly known for our insurance, property and construction experience, and have an established reputation in a range of other sectors. 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.

Our purpose is to work collectively to build and secure the future of our clients, colleagues and community.

For our clients, that means we’re invested and we’re loyal. To do our best by them, we invest in people with the right combination of legal, business, interpersonal and critical thinking skills, as well as in the right technology to enable them. When it is needed, our close-knit, expertise-based teams collaborate effectively to identify and solve complex issues. 

For each other, that means we value our collegiality, we respect and support one another, and we celebrate diverse contributions.

For our communities, that means we take a big-hearted, socially minded approach to provide active support and service where they are needed most. 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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