Awards

2020

Australasian Law Awards 2020

Australasian Lawyer 2020 Employer of Choice Rankings

  • Named one of Australia's top legal employers

Australasian Lawyer Rising Stars 2020

  • Caitlin McConnel
  • JW Lee
  • Mark Chahine

Australasian Lawyer Innovative Firms 2020

Best Lawyers Australia

Good Company

Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 awards

Two Clayton Utz winners:

Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

  • Winner – Property team of the Year

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards

Pride in Diversity's 2020 Australian LGBTIQ Inclusion Awards

(QLS) (Queensland Law Society) Awards

  • Winner – Workplace Culture and Health Award (organisational category)

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

Who's Who Legal

2019

Australasian Law Awards

Individual awards

Deal awards

  • Energy & Resources Deal of the Year - Santos' acquisition of Quadrant
  • Insolvency & Restructuring Deal of the Year - Paladin restructuring

Australasian Lawyer

  • Clayton Utz recognised as an Employer of Choice

Best Lawyers Australia

Good Company

IJ Global Awards 2018 - Asia Pacific

Infrastructure Oration and National Infrastructure Awards

  • Project of the Year - WestConnex (Clayton Utz advised NSW Treasury and Transport for NSW)

International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Asia-Pacific Awards

Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 awards

Two Clayton Utz winners:

Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

  • James Hill - Business Development Professional of the Year

Lawyers Weekly Legal Firm of Choice

  • Ranked among Top 25 Attraction firms

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year

LGBTI Inclusion Awards

Managing Intellectual Property Asia Awards

Out for Australia 30 under 30 

  • Chloë Bennett recognised as a young LGBTIQ advocate

Relativity Innovation Awards 

Who's Who Legal

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

Workplace Giving Excellence Awards

  • Awarded Silver for Best Overall Program

2018

ACT Law Society Awards

Australian Retail Banking Awards

  • Finalist for Law firm of the Year

Australasian Law Awards

Individual awards 

  • Scarlis Pringle Law Firm Leader of the Year (>200 employees)  – Rob Cutler

Deal awards 

  • Insolvency & Restructuring Deal of the Year and Australian Deal of the Year – Arrium Restructuring
  • Property, Infrastructure & Projects Deal of the Year – Melbourne Metro Project

Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards by Pride in Diversity

Best Lawyers Australia

Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards

International Legal Technology Association's Distinguished Peer Awards

John Shaw Medal by Roads Australia

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards

Two Clayton Utz winners:

 Five Clayton Utz finalists:

  • David Foong – Commercial
  • Johan Pietersz – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Shingo Fujisaki – Projects, Energy & Resources
  • Benjamin Lancaster – Taxation
  • Matt Garozzo – Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety

Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards

Two Clayton Utz winners:

Eight additional Clayton Utz finalists:

  • Julie Levis - Real Estate
  • Kirsten Webb - Competition
  • Jamie Doran - Government
  • Andrew Walker - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Kylie de Oliveira - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Rory Moriarty - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Stuart Byrne - Commercial
  • Nikki Robinson - Real Estate

Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards

Two Clayton Utz winners:

Four additional Clayton Utz finalists:

  • Kate Jordan - Executive of the Year
  • Stephanie Daveson - Dealmaker of the Year
  • Kirsten Webb - Partner of the Year
  • Liz Humphry - Special Counsel of the Year

Managing IP Asia-Pacific Awards

National Infrastructure Awards by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA)

  • Project of the Year – Ravenhall Prison Project
  • Finalist – Optus Stadium (new Perth Stadium)

Queensland Volunteering Awards

Relativity Innovation Awards

Society of Construction Law Australia (SoCLA) 

The Law Society of New South Wales' First 100 Years of Women in Law Award

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

2017

Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards

  • National Law Firm of the Year (Australia)

Australasian Law Awards

Individual and firm awards 

Deal awards 

Australasian Land & Groundwater Association's Annual Industry Excellence Awards

Australian Retail Banking Awards

Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards

Best Lawyers Australia

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards

Two Clayton Utz winners  

Three Clayton Utz finalists

Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards

Three Clayton Utz winners:

Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards

Lawtech Awards

  • Security and Risk Management Award

National Infrastructure Awards by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA)

Partnership Awards

  • Best Transit Project – High Capacity Metro Trains
  • Projects Grand Prix – High Capacity Metro Trains

Partnerships Bulletin PPP Awards (Asia Pacific)

Who's Who Legal

  • Australian Firm of the Year

2016

ACT Women Lawyers Awards

Australian Retail Banking Awards

Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards

  • Achievement Award

Australasian Law Awards

Australasian Lawyer

  • Innovative Firm

Best Lawyers Australia

FAACI Business Awards

  • Corporate Innovation Award - CU SAFE

Financial Review Client Choice Awards

FT (Financial Times) Innovative Lawyers Awards

  • CU SAFE - Innovation in use of technology (Commended)

IFLR Asia Awards

IPA National Infrastructure Awards

Law Institute of Victoria

Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards

  • Peonie Gebbie named a winner in the Government category at the 30 Under 30 awards

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards

Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards

  • Dealmaker of the Year Award – Julie Levis 
  • Mentor of the Year Award – Jennifer Harris

Legal Innovation Index by Lexis Nexis and Janders Dean

Lawtech Awards

  • Security and Risk Management Award 

Partnerships Award

Project Finance International (PFI) Awards 

 Queensland Law Society Equity and Diversity Awards

WGEA Employer of Choice

Who's Who Legal

  • Australian Firm of the Year