Australia: Mallesons No. 1 in M&A, Banking, Securitisation, Tax, Real Estate and Project Finance
Last Updated: 27 June 2002

Mallesons Stephen Jaques has been ranked No. 1 in Australia in M&A, Banking, Securitisation, Tax, Real Estate and Project Finance, following extensive research for the just released International Who's Who of Business Lawyers.

Who's Who Legal found Mallesons "has more of the world's leading M&A banking, securitisation, tax, real estate and project finance lawyers than any other firm in Australia".

Thirty-two lawyers (in 34 placings) from Mallesons Stephens Jaques in Australia are included in the below categories where the firm has been ranked highest overall:




(1) Tony Bancroft, (2) Stephen Minns


(3) Peter Doyle, (4) Greg Hammond, (5) David Storr, (6) John Stumbles, (7) Rowan Russell


(8) Berkeley Cox, (9) Stuart Fuller, (10) Adrienne Showering

Corporate Tax

(11) Andrew Clements, (12) Michael Clough, (13) John King, (14) Ian Stanley

Real Estate

(15) Gary Best, (16) Richard Gray, (17) Stuart Dixon-Smith

(18) Andrew Erikson, (19) Frank Zipfinger

Project Finance

(20) Jeff Clark, (21) Peter Doyle, (22) Tony Holland, (23) Rick Ladbury

Commercial Litigation

(24) Tony Border, (25) Chris Fox, (26) Peter Stockdale


(27) Roger Featherston


(28) Philip Argy


(29) Robin Vague

Labour & Employment

(30) Bernie Shinners (now retired)


(31) Robin Vague


(32) Neil Carabine, (33) David Walsh


(34) Maurice Gonsalves

The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers is the result of six years of independent research incorporating feedback from tens of thousands of lawyers and in-house counsel. The publication is limited to the world's 5000 best lawyers.

Mallesons' Chief Executive Partner, Mr Tony D'Aloisio said: "These results confirm the outstanding breadth of talent and expertise of our people."

In total Mallesons has 41 world-best placings in the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers including the Hong Kong office's David Bateson for Arbitration and Paul Starr for Arbitration and Commercial Litigation. David Friedlander and Stephen Minns are also mentioned for Corporate Governance, and Rick Ladbury and Leigh Warnick for Mining.

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