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Allens' leadership recognised in Legal 500 rankings

10 November 2016

Allens has been named a tier one firm in nine practice areas in the Legal 500 Australia rankings and in four practice areas in the Legal 500 Vietnam rankings for 2017.

Allens teams were recognised by clients for their innovative thinking, their 'exceptional level of service', 'customer interaction and commercial understanding of issues' and 'calm and measured approach to difficult issues', with lawyers praised as 'head and shoulders above [their] competitors in terms of going the extra mile'.

'I congratulate all of our teams on this outstanding result,' said Managing Partner Richard Spurio.

'While rankings offer only a small snapshot of our place in the market, we are delighted the market recognises our lawyers' expertise, service and ability to solve problems differently.'

Band one practice areas in Australia include:

  • Banking and finance;
  • Capital markets;
  • Competition and trade;
  • Corporate and M&A;
  • Dispute resolution;
  • Energy (transactions and regulatory);
  • Project finance;
  • Restructuring and insolvency; and
  • Tax.

Band one practice areas in Vietnam include:

  • Banking and finance;
  • Corporate and M&A;
  • Dispute resolution; and
  • Projects and energy.

Leading Individuals named in the rankings include Guy Alexander, Philip Cornwell, Fiona Crosbie, Hop Dang, Robert Fish, Guy Foster, Tracey Greenaway, Clint Hinchen, Philip Kerr, Richard Kriedemann, Tony Kuhn, Bill Magennis, Larry Magid, Alan Maxton, Andrea Martignoni, Stuart McCulloch, John Morgan, Leighton O'Brien, Gavin Smith, Ian Wallace and Jon Webster.

Three managing associates were highlighted as Next Generation Lawyers, including Rosannah Healy, Matthew McCarthy and Paul Cerché.

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Notes for editors.

Allens is a commercial law firm working throughout Australia and Asia. Through its integrated alliance with Linklaters it provides clients access to 39 offices in 28 countries around the world.