Gilbert + Tobin continues to shine in the peer-reviewed Best Lawyers survey being named 2019 Law Firm of the Year for Mergers & Acquisitions. An impressive 83% of the firm’s Partners were also recognised as market-leading experts in their area of specialisation.
The Best Lawyers list is compiled from a comprehensive survey of Australia’s leading lawyers evaluating their professional peers. This year’s list draws from more than 470,000 evaluations highlighting the leading individual lawyers and the nation’s most respected law firms.
The coveted “Law Firm of the Year” awards recognize a single top firm for its work in a specific legal practice area nationwide.
Commenting on the announcement, Neil Pathak, Co-head of M&A/Corporate, said, “We are thrilled to have been named as Law Firm of the Year for Mergers & Acquisitions by the Best Lawyers peer review survey. It’s a terrific recognition for the all the partners, lawyers and support teams in our M&A/corporate group who have worked hard over the last 12 months servicing our valued clients on market leading transactions and other interesting matters. Congratulations to the team and thank you to our clients who made this possible.”
Costas Condoleon, Co-head of M&A/Corporate, added, “Our ambition is to be Australia’s leading corporate law firm, advising clients on their most significant transactions. It is an honour to receive this recognition from our peers and a testament to the depth of expertise in our team and our continued focus on achieving our ambition.”
In total, 61 of G+T partners were also recognised as leaders across 47 areas of law, including 11 who were named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in their respective specialities:
- Costas Condoleon - Corporate Law
- Neil Pathak - Private Equity Law
- Peter Cook - Private Equity Law
- Craig Semple - Corporate Law
- John Williamson-Noble - Venture Capital Law
- John Schembri - Asset Finance Law
- Simon Lynch - Banking and Finance Law
- Dominic Emmett - Insolvency and Reorganization Law
- Gina Cass-Gottlieb - Regulatory Practice
- Michael Blakiston - Mining Law
- Peter Waters - Telecommunications Law
The full survey results were announced in the Australian Financial Review.
More information on Gilbert + Tobin’s market leading M&A practice is available here.