Mr Spurio’s new four-year term will kick off from 1 January 2020.
“The decision to reappoint Richard reflects our confidence in his leadership and the clear strategy he has developed for Allens,” said Allens chairman Fiona Crosbie.
“Richard has gone about his role engaging with our clients and our people with great energy and skill.
“Richard has championed with enthusiasm the things that are important to us: our innovation agenda, our continued focus on a diverse and inclusive culture; our commitment to pro bono work and community programs – and of course keeping clients central to all that we do.”
Mr Spurio said he is honoured to have the opportunity to continue leading Allens.
“As the firm moves toward its 200th anniversary in 2022, our ongoing focus is ensuring we have the strategy in place to set us up for the next 200 years,” he said.
“Our aim is to continue being the firm clients trust with their most strategic challenges and opportunities, as well as providing an environment for our people that is inclusive and diverse and allows them to be the very best that they can be.”
Emma Ryan is the deputy head of editorial at Momentum Media and editor of its legal publication, Lawyers Weekly.
She graduated from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism).