Australia: Clayton Utz partners are winners at 2014 Euromoney LMG Australasia Women in Business Law Awards
Last Updated: 12 August 2014

Sydney, 8 August 2014: Clayton Utz partners Kirsten Webb and Jennifer Ball were last night named best lawyers in their respective fields at the 2014 Euromoney Legal Media Group Australasia Women in Business Law Awards. The Awards celebrate the achievements of leading women lawyers across the region.

Jennifer won in the Insolvency and restructuring category, while Kirsten (who heads our national competition practice group) took out the Competition and antitrust award. Our Darwin office was also recognised with a City award.

The other Clayton Utz finalists were:

  • Emma Covacevich - Energy and natural resources
  • Karen Evans-Cullen - M&A and private equity
  • Linda Evans - Competition and antitrust
  • Kate Jordan - TMT
  • Naomi Kelly - Construction
  • Julie Levis - Real estate
  • Brigitte Markovic - Dispute resolution
  • Orla McCoy - Insolvency and restructuring
  • Karen O'Flynn - Insolvency and restructuring
  • Joanna Pugsley - Construction
  • Fran Rush - Banking and finance
  • Kathy Santikos - Banking and finance
  • Claire Smith - Environment and planning
  • Mary Still - IP litigation
  • Karen Trainor - Environment and planning

2013 winner Kirsten Fish and senior associate Tania Chahine were also finalists for 'Rising Star' awards in Tax and Banking respectively.

"This is fantastic recognition for our women and reflects their outstanding professional reputations and achievements," said Clayton Utz chief executive partner Rob Cutler.

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