Best Lawyers in Australia


NOTE: Years are in reference to edition of Best Lawyers. Best Lawyers is published annually in April for the following calendar year.

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Banking and Finance Law

  • Mark Gordon - South Australia, since 2012 | Adelaide Lawyer of the Year 2014

Commercial Law

Competition Law

Construction/Infrastructure Law

Corporate Law

Corporate/Governance Practice

Defamation and Media Law

Equity Capital Markets Law

Franchise Law

Gaming Law

Government Practice

Hospitality and Tourism Law

Insolvency and Reorganisation Law

  • Michael Lhuede - Victoria, since 2009  |  Melbourne Lawyer of the Year 2012

Intellectual Property

Insolvency and Reorganisation Law

  • Michael Lhuede - Victoria,since 2009  |  Melbourne Lawyer of the Year 2012

Labour and Employment Law

Leasing Law

  • Tony Britten-Jones - South Australia, since 2018  |  Adelaide Lawyer of the Year 2019

Legal Malpractice Litigation


Mergers and Acquisitions

Mining Law

Native Title

Occupational Health & Safety Law

  • David Ey - South Australia, since 2014-15  |  Adelaide Lawyer of the Year 2016
  • Erin McCarthy - South Australia, since 2017  |  Adelaide Lawyer of the Year 2018

Oil & Gas Law

Planning and Environmental Law 

  • Ashley Watson - South Australia, since 2013  |  Adelaide Lawyer of the Year 2018

Private Equity Law

Project Finance & Development Practice

Real Property Law

Structured Finance Law

Trade Law

Venture Capital Law