02 Mar 2012

Clayton Utz four named 'Lawyers of the Year' in 2012 Best Lawyers Australia list

Sydney, 2 March 2012: Four Clayton Utz lawyers have been recognised by their peers as among Australia's best lawyers, according to the results of the 2012 Best Lawyers Australia peer review.

Clayton Utz partners Fred Hawke (Melbourne - Insurance), Keira Brennan (Brisbane - Mining), Michael Corrigan (Sydney - Competition) and consultant Nancy Milne (Sydney - Insurance) were voted by their peers as 'Lawyer of the Year' in their respective practice areas.

Clayton Utz is well represented in the list across offices and practice areas, with 95 lawyers named as "Best Lawyers" in their areas of specialisation – including some in multiple areas – up from 80 in 2011. The following partners also appear on the list for the first time:

Clayton Utz Chief Executive Partner Darryl McDonough said it was pleasing to note the regard in which so many Clayton Utz partners were held by their peers. "It reflects well on the firm and our ability to provide our clients with a genuine depth of experience across the full range of corporate legal services."

The listing of lawyers in Best Lawyers Australia is based on peer review.

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