2017 Winners and finalists

Winners
Finalists

Banking and Finance

Claire Rogers
King & Wood Mallesons

Commercial

Dr Martyn Taylor
Norton Rose Fulbright

Competition, Trade and Regulation

Kirsten Webb
Clayton Utz

Construction and Infrastructure

David Hugo
Herbert Smith Freehills

Criminal

Andrew Tiedt
Armstrong Legal

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Jason Betts
Herbert Smith Freehills

Family Law

Pierce Carstensen
McInnes Wilson Lawyers

Financial Services

Nathan Hodge
King & Wood Mallesons

Government

Caroline Bush
Clayton Utz

Health

Dr Teresa Nicoletti
Mills Oakley

Insolvency

Dominic Emmett
Gilbert + Tobin

Insurance

Deborah Templeman
Gilchrist Connell

Intellectual Property

John Lee
Gilbert + Tobin

Mergers and Acquisitions

Philippa Stone
Herbert Smith Freehills

Migration

Alison Ryan
Refugee Advice & Casework Service

Native Title

Tony Denholder
Ashurst

Planning and Environment

Jeff Lynn
Ashurst

Pro Bono

Jeremy King
Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Projects, Energy and Resources

Amanda Davidson
Davidson. Legal, Consulting, Advisory

Real Estate

Nikki Robinson
Clayton Utz

Taxation

Michael Clough
King & Wood Mallesons

Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Dr Martyn Taylor
Norton Rose Fulbright

Workplace Relations

Carlie Holt
Sparke Helmore Lawyers

Partner of the Year Excellence Award

Michael Clough
King & Wood Mallesons

Banking and Finance

Sonia Apikian - Gadens
Yuen-Yee Cho - King & Wood Mallesons
Katherine Forrest - King & Wood Mallesons
Michael Goss - DibbsBarker
Mark Inston - Hall & Wilcox
Harry New - Hall & Wilcox
Helen Ord - Dentons
Claire Rogers - King & Wood Mallesons

Commercial

Stuart Byrne - Clayton Utz
Claire Carton - Griffin Legal
Peter Cook - Gilbert + Tobin
Brendan Earle - Herbert Smith Freehills
Glenn Hughes - Russells
Peter Jolly - Thynne + Macartney
Lauren Magraith - Baker McKenzie
Michele Muscillo - HopgoodGanim Lawyers
Hiroshi Narushima - Gilbert + Tobin
Dr Martyn Taylor - Norton Rose Fulbright

Competition, Trade and Regulation

Caroline Coops - King & Wood Mallesons
Sharon Henrick - King & Wood Mallesons
Dr Martyn Taylor - Norton Rose Fulbright
Stephen Voss - Thomson Geer
Kirsten Webb - Clayton Utz
Luke Woodward - Gilbert + Tobin

Construction and Infrastructure

Sergio Capelli - Clayton Utz
Amanda Davidson - Davidson. Legal, Consulting, Advisory
David Hugo - Herbert Smith Freehills
Janelle Kerrisk - Helix Legal
Chris Mitchell - King & Wood Mallesons
Greg Richards - Mills Oakley
Donna Sewell - See Well Law
Sandra Steele - K&L Gates
Mark Yum - Madison Marcus Law Firm

Criminal

Daniel Hua - Cridland & Hua Lawyers
Andrew Tiedt - Armstrong Legal

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Jason Betts - Herbert Smith Freehills
Grant Bonner - Norton Rose Fulbright
Alex Haslam - Gilchrist Connell
Robert Ishak - William Roberts Lawyers
Andrew Lacey - McCabes Lawyers
Crispian Lynch - Gilbert + Tobin
Louise Massey - Dentons
John Pavlakis - Ashurst
Peter Pether - King & Wood Mallesons
Sean Radburn - Somerville Laundry Lomax Solicitors

Family Law

Pierce Carstensen - McInnes Wilson Lawyers
Malcolm Gittoes-Caesar - Coleman Greig Lawyers
Ben O'Neill - O'Neill Family Law
Michael Seton - Ryan & Seton Lawyers
Geoff Wilson - HopgoodGanim Lawyers
Reagan Wilson - Best Wilson Buckley Family Law

Financial Services

Natalie Cambrell - Lander & Rogers
Scott Charaneka - Thomson Geer
Elizabeth Hastilow - K&L Gates
Nathan Hodge - King & Wood Mallesons
Jon Ireland - Henry Davis York
Kate Jackson-Maynes - King & Wood Mallesons
Astrid Raetze - Baker McKenzie
Michelle Segaert - Squire Patton Boggs
Michael Vrisakis - Herbert Smith Freehills
Claire Wivell Plater - The Fold Legal

Government

Geoff Adams - Meyer Vandenberg
Caroline Bush - Clayton Utz
Stephen Jaggers - King & Wood Mallesons
Andrew Rentoul - MinterEllison

Health

Alison Choy Flannigan - Holman Webb
Arthur Koumoukelis - Dentons
Rob McInnes - DibbsBarker
Ben McLaughlin - Baker McKenzie
Dr Teresa Nicoletti - Mills Oakley
Sabine Phillips - Gadens

Insolvency

Scott Atkins - Henry Davis York
Dominic Emmett - Gilbert + Tobin
Tim Klineberg - King & Wood Mallesons
Mark Love - BAL Lawyers
James Marshall - Ashurst
Jason Opperman - K&L Gates

Insurance

Gillian Davidson - Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Alex Haslam - Gilchrist Connell
Katherine Ruschen - Mills Oakley
Deborah Templeman - Gilchrist Connell

Intellectual Property

Scott Bouvier - King & Wood Mallesons
Hayden Delaney - HopgoodGanim Lawyers
Stuart Green - DibbsBarker
John Lee - Gilbert + Tobin
Ken Philp - Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Shannon Platt - Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Katrina Rathie - King & Wood Mallesons
Julie Robb - Banki Haddock Fiora
Chris Round - K&L Gates

Mergers and Acquisitions

Bruce Adkins - Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Tim Gordon - Gilbert + Tobin
Nick Humphrey - K&L Gates
Rory Moriarty - Clayton Utz
Diana Nicholson - King & Wood Mallesons
Richard Partridge - Gadens
Wendy Rae - Allens
Phillip Roberts - O'Loughlins Lawyers
Peter Stirling - King & Wood Mallesons
Philippa Stone - Herbert Smith Freehills

Migration

Josh Chan - SHS Law
George Hanna - GMH Legal
Anne O'Donoghue - Immigration Solutions Lawyers
Alison Ryan - Refugee Advice & Casework Service
Chris Spentzaris - Fragomen

Native Title

Tony Denholder - Ashurst
Mark Geritz - Clayton Utz
Marshall McKenna - Gilbert + Tobin

Planning and environment

Alan Bradbury - BAL Lawyers
Samantha Daly - McCullough Robertson
Stan Kondilios - Hall & Wilcox
Meg Lee - Gadens
Jeff Lynn - Ashurst
Penny Murray - DibbsBarker
Anthony Whealy - Mills Oakley

Pro Bono

Michael Anglin - Salvos Legal Humanitarian
Jeremy King - Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Mark Love - BAL Lawyers
Heidi Nash-Smith - Wotton + Kearney
Michael Ryland - Ashurst

Projects, Energy and Resources

Bruce Adkins - Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Samantha Daly - McCullough Robertson
Amanda Davidson - Davidson. Legal, Consulting, Advisory
Tanya Denning - Ashurst
Jenni Hill - Clifford Chance
Alan Maguire - Clayton Utz
Craig Rogers - King & Wood Mallesons
Luke Westmore - Mills Oakley

Real Estate

Carl Black - Squire Patton Boggs
Virginia Briggs - MinterEllison
Susan Proctor - BAL Lawyers
Nikki Robinson - Clayton Utz
Matthew Rollason - DibbsBarker
James Ryan - Speirs Ryan
Felicity Savage - King & Wood Mallesons
David Sinn - Herbert Smith Freehills
Diane Skapinker - K&L Gates
Robert Speirs - Speirs Ryan

Taxation

Biljana Apostolova - Gadens
Arthur Athanasiou - Thomson Geer
Peter Bobbin - Argyle Lawyers
Matthew Burgess - View Legal Pty Ltd
Michael Clough - King & Wood Mallesons
Fletch Heinemann - Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers
Betsy-Ann Howe - K&L Gates
Paul Sokolowski - Arnold Bloch Leibler

Technology, Media and Communications

Simon Burns - Gilbert + Tobin
Renae Lattey - King & Wood Mallesons
Matthew McMillan - Henry Davis York
Robert Neely - Lander & Rogers
Dr Martyn Taylor - Norton Rose Fulbright

Workplace Relations

Alison Baker - Hall & Wilcox
Fay Calderone - DibbsBarker
Brett Feltham - DLA Piper Australia
Herbert Fischbacher - MST Lawyers
Carlie Holt - Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Anthony Longland - Herbert Smith Freehills
Sharlene Wellard - Meridian Lawyers
John Wilson - BAL Lawyers
Anthony Wood - Herbert Smith Freehills
Sally Woodward - Norton Rose Fulbright