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TressCox awarded "Top Listed" Metro Award while recognition continues to grow in Best Lawyers Australia 2017 results

Media Release 01 March 2016

March 2016 – Since the first Best Lawyers® Australia results were published 9 years ago TressCox has gone from strength to strength in a survey that consists of an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review conducted over 6 months, comprising more than 20,000 confidential evaluations from more than 1,000 of Australia’s top lawyers.

The 2017 results include 22 senior TressCox lawyers being recognised in 12 areas of law from three offices, as well as being awarded the “Top Listed” Metro Award for Health & Aged Care Law in Sydney.

The "Top Listed" Metro Award designation is awarded to firms with the most listed lawyers in a particular region and practice area.

TressCox continues to have a very strong presence in Australia across a range of areas comprising Commercial, Corporate, Entertainment, Health & Aged Care, Insolvency and Reorganisation, Insurance, Labour and Employment, Land Use and Zoning, Litigation, Medical Negligence, Real Property, Retirement Villages and Senior Living.

TressCox Partners, Bill Hickey (Commercial and Litigation), Derek Hilliard (Insolvency and Reorganisation), Alistair Little (Insurance) and Senior Consultant - General Counsel Ron Heinrich AM (Commercial and Corporate) have been recognised as Best Lawyers in their respective areas.

TressCox Partners from the Health & Aged Care group selected for inclusion are Scott Chapman (Health & Aged Care), Dominique Egan (Health & Aged Care), Don Munro (Health & Aged Care and Medical Negligence), John Petts (Health & Aged Care and Medical Negligence), Katharine Philp (Health & Aged Care and Medical Negligence), Karen Keogh (Health & Aged Care) and Kylie Agland (Medical Negligence).

Recognition of the Firm’s Property experience has increased with Christopher Conolly (Retirement Villages and Senior Living), Penny Evans (Real Property), Dan Flynn (Land Use and Zoning and Real Property), Gary Newton (Real Property) and Lynette Reynolds (Commercial) included.

Senior Lawyer Robert McCormack (Entertainment) and Executive Counsel Peter Thompson (Entertainment) have all been identified by their peers as among Australia’s top lawyers.

Executive Chairman Scott Chapman comments, ‘I’m delighted and very proud to have so many of our Partners and other senior lawyers recognised by their peers for their sustained commitment to providing high quality legal services to our clients on a national and local basis.’

For further information please contact:

Sarah Hargrove
Director of Business & Practice Development and People
P. 61 2 9228 9233
F. 61 2 9228 9299

TressCox Lawyers is a highly successful, specialised law firm focused on providing professional legal services to the public and private sectors. In Australia, TressCox has a very strong presence, currently operating from offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra. The firm has established itself as a leader in the Australian market in the areas of corporate and commercial law, litigation and dispute resolution, insurance, health, government, media and entertainment, building and construction, energy and resources, infrastructure and intellectual property.

Media Release 01 March 2016
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