Colin Biggers & Paisley is delighted to be recognised for its expertise in 14 practice areas in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. This is an increase on its recognition in 2022, with the practice's Data protection team ranking for the first time. 

The rankings highlight Colin Biggers & Paisley's strong reputation across a range of sectors, including Insurance and Financial Services, Transport and Logistics, Construction, Planning and Property. The new listing for Data protection reflects the practice's commitment to growing the team to meet an increased need from its clients for support in this area.  

The practice is recognised for its expertise in:

  • Banking and finance - Tier 5

  • Corporate and M&A - Tier 5

  • Data protection - Tier 4

  • Dispute resolution: class actions - Tier 4

  • Environment and planning - Tier 3

  • Fintech and financial services regulatory - Tier 4

  • Infrastructure projects and construction - 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: aviation - Tier 3

  • Transport: shipping - Tier 3

For the third year in a row, consultant Patrick Monahan and partner Andrew Tulloch have been recognised in the Hall of Fame category of leading practitioners, Patrick for Insurance and Andrew for Transport: shipping. 

The practice's Digital governance team has been recognised in the Data protection category for the first time. Led by partner Katherine Jones, the Digital governance team has advisory and legal capabilities in data governance, privacy and risk management, cyber insurance, IP and IT, and enforcement and recovery. The team assists clients to prepare business continuity, disaster recovery, and cyber security plans to mitigate the impact of security breaches and to help comply with legislation. To date they have advised on 500 cyber breaches.

Colin Biggers & Paisley again received numerous positive comments from clients across many of its practice areas, including: 

"Their ability to tap into expertise across the group is highly valuable to us as our needs for support are varied."

"The team are very prompt, efficient and knowledgeable. They share their knowledge freely, billing is very fair and reasonable, training seems to be excellent with their younger lawyers."

Published annually, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings reflect the results of detailed analysis of law firm submissions and thousands of interviews with GCs and private practice lawyers, conducted by The Legal 500 team of researchers.

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