WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

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INCISIVE.
ENGAGING.
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We are never left wondering if there is a better solution. Clayton Utz is best in class."

- Shane Radnell, General Manager, Colliers CRE plc.

Our approach to client service

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Practical, commercial, responsive advice

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Great staff, industry experts, trustworthy and hard working."

- Samuel Adams, General Counsel, Racing Queensland.

Able to handle complex matters

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The strength of our relationships

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Partners who are leaders in their fields

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Technical excellence, outcomes focused

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Delivering what our clients need
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Clayton Utz always has an individual and team with the appropriate skills and knowledge base to help with whatever issue we throw at them, no matter how unusual our problem is. They have handled more issues over the years than I can recollect but always with a positive outcome for our organization."

- Michelle Haber, Executive Director, Children's Cancer Institute

Working with Us

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Source: TechValidate survey of 503 clients of Clayton Utz

Our approach to client service data area

CONFIDENT

 

“The best part of working with Clayton Utz is their responsiveness, willingness and ability to work seamlessly with the in-house team. They are conscious of cost pressures facing the business and deliver real value.”  - Peter Horton, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, QBE Insurance Group Limited.

 

"It has become apparent to us how well the different teams at Clayton Utz work together - often our matters have involved the litigation team dealing with tax lawyers, or the property lawyers liaising with the banking team. These experiences have always been entirely seamless." - Louisa Fitz-Gerald, General Counsel, Cancer Council NSW.

 

“Clayton Utz can be relied on to provide excellent, urgent advice when needed. The firm offers a seamless service to clients, is responsive and provides cutting edge legal expertise in all areas.” - Helen Vickers, General Counsel, Transport for NSW.

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Practical advice data area

CONFIDENT

 

"I like the fact that as well as being technically excellent, they provide down to earth, practical, easy to apply advice." - Mandy Brown, Senior Legal Counsel, Dampier Bunbury Pipeline.

 

“Clayton Utz is very responsive. They keep me well informed and they provide timely, strategic and commercial advice.” - General Counsel, Telecommunications Services Company.

 

“Clayton Utz is responsive, clear in advice, doesn’t sit on the fence, efficient, pragmatic and commercial. Quality work provided by very capable experts.” - Rob Tanna, CFO, Cerebos Australia Limited.

Complex matters data area

CONFIDENT

 

“Clayton Utz has good client focus and excellent process and document management required for large scale complex transactions. Will exceed in meeting turnaround times and dependability.” - Senior Executive, Federal Government.

The Strength data area

ENGAGING

 

"Excellent, personal service across a range of areas, with strong and long-term relationship links." - Peter Holcombe Henley, Executive, Vic Roads.

 

“Clayton Utz has developed a deep understanding of our business over many years. Key individuals within the firm have also established and maintained relationships that have endured over many years, which has enabled the firm to play an integral role in the overall success of our business.” - Peter Smith, Assistant Director, Department of Defence.

Partners data area

CONFIDENT

 

"Ultimately firm selection comes down to the partners and CU has good bench strength." - Michael Riches, General Counsel, Alinta Energy.

 

“The best part of working with Clayton Utz is the access to the high calibre partners who have the expertise to be the leaders in their fields." - General Counsel, Federal Government.

 

"Luke Buchanan is the best litigator that AMP has on its panel of law firms". - Terri Esparza, Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution, AMP.

 

"Responsive. Always pleasant to deal with. Sonia Goumenis and Andrew Jinks are experts in their field and trusted advisors of our Bank". - Ailsa Bailey, Senior Legal Counsel, National Australia Bank.

Technical excellence data area

INCISIVE

 

"Clayton Utz is focused on providing technically sound legal advice in a manner that assists its clients to achieve their desired outcomes, without compromising the firm's high ethical standards." - Rick Crabb, CEO, Paladin Energy. 

 

"Excellent technical and client service skills." -  Dawn Alston, General Counsel, SingTel Optus.

 

“Clayton Utz is engaged, oriented towards what we need to achieve, has the highest standards technically and is easy to work with. Great people, great lawyers.”  - Jason Hellwig, CEO, Australian. 

Work with us data area

ENGAGING

 

"…….a team of lawyers who are knowledgeable and approachable, who understand my business and industry and who culturally adapt to match my business and its outlook." - Stephen Bendeich, General Counsel, Hydro Tasmania.

 

"Talented individuals who are easy and pleasant to work with. Their skill and understanding of my business are beyond question." - Jean-Marc Vidot, Legal Counsel, Origin Energy. 

 

"Clayton Utz is a highly talented and motivated group of individuals that understand my business. They are always helpful, proactive and responsive." - Executive, State & Local Government.

 

"They are easy to work with, are technically very capable and nice people." - Dan Clancy, Senior Manager, Origin Energy.