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Two TressCox Partners awarded Lawyer of the Year in Best Lawyers Australia 2018 results

Media Release 07 April 2017

Sydney, (April 2018) – TressCox Lawyers is excited to have a number of our senior lawyers selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers®: Australia, published in the Australia Financial Review (07/04/2018).

Best Lawyers®: Australia is 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 2018 results include two Partners awarded the “Lawyer of the Year” accolade, Don Munro for Medical Negligence in Sydney and Katharine Philp for Health & Aged Law in Brisbane as well as 20 senior TressCox lawyers being recognised in 11 areas of law from three offices.

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

TressCox Partners, Bill Hickey (Commercial and Litigation), Alistair Little (Insurance and Litigation), Tony Mylne (Litigation), Kirsten Farmer (Insolvency and Reorganisation), Consultant Derek Hilliard (Insolvency and Reorganisation) 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 Medical Negligence) and Kylie Agland (Medical Negligence).

Recognition of the Firm’s Property experience continues 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 AM (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, ‘It’s a great privilege to be working alongside such highly regarded lawyers and for the Firm to have such recognised experience and expertise acknowledged by our peers and our clients.  We also acknowledge the accolade of ‘Lawyer of the Year’ awarded to Don Munro and Katharine Philp, a true reflection of their outstanding expertise and the commitment by the Firm to the Health and Aged Care sectors.’


For further information please contact:

Sarah Hargrove
Director of Business & Practice Development and People
P. 61 2 9228 9233
F. 61 2 9228 9299
E. Sarah_Hargrove@tresscox.com.au


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 07 April 2017
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