MinterEllison lawyers feature strongly in 2024 Best Lawyers

1 minute read  20.04.2023

MinterEllison has been awarded Law Firm of the Year in Real Property law and 12 of its practitioners were recognised as Australia's best lawyers by Best Lawyers, along with eight being named Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers is a prestigious global publication based on peer review in the legal profession.

According to the latest results published by Best Lawyers, legal peers recognised twelve MinterEllison practitioners as Australia's best lawyers and eight MinterEllison lawyers as Ones to Watch in Australia.

In addition, Best Lawyers awards the firm as Law Firm of the Year for expertise in Real Property law.

Best Lawyers in Australia is published each year. It is one of the most respected peer-review global publications of the legal profession. Clients and legal professionals widely regard the publication.

Lawyers of the Year

The twelve MinterEllison lawyers recognised as 'Lawyer of the Year' are from each of our locations and represent diverse expertise.

  • Paul Ingram, Trusts and Estates, Adelaide
  • David McElhone, Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law, Sydney
  • Simon Ball, Mining Law, Sydney
  • Stuart Johnson, Investment Funds, Sydney
  • Edward Campbell, Leasing Law, Canberra
  • Michael Brennan, Government Practice, Canberra
  • Greg Carfoot, Professional Malpractice Litigation, Melbourne
  • Paul Kallenbach, Outsourcing Law, Melbourne
  • Matthew Knox, Regulatory Practice, Perth
  • Simon Scott, Water Law, Brisbane
  • Steven Grant, Corporate/Governance Practice, Brisbane
  • Michelle Pennicott, Planning and Environment, Gold Coast

Best Law Firm of the Year for Specific Expertise

Best Lawyers has recognised MinterEllison as Australia's leading Law Firm of the Year for expertise in Real Property Law.

Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch

Eight rising star lawyers are ranked in the Ones to Watch list. Similarly, they represent a diversity of expertise.

  • Matthew Curran, Leasing Law, Real Property Law, Adelaide
  • Evan Goldman, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Brisbane
  • James Horwood, Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law, Brisbane
  • Alex Skilling, Planning and Environmental Law, Brisbane
  • Elouise Blunt, Construction/Infrastructure Law, Melbourne
  • Keith Tan, Mergers and Acquisition Law, Melbourne
  • Jessica Lucich, Corporate Law, Sydney
  • Teresa Pang, Real Property Law, Sydney

Virginia Briggs, CEO and Managing Partner, said, "I'm delighted that our peers continue to recognise MinterEllison partners and lawyers as leaders in their field. Our clients seek experts who can solve their most complex problems. I am very proud of the partners and lawyers named for the first time and those who continue to rank as the best of the best."

232 MinterEllison practitioners are named in the Best Lawyers 2024 edition. View full list.

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