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Our accomplishments

As you would expect from a leading New Zealand law firm, our teams have won a number of legal awards. We are also internationally recognised by various top global legal directories.

2019

Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific: Banking and finance, Corporate/Commercial, Construction, Energy and natural resources, and Real estate.
Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific: Ranked Lawyers: Geoff Busch (Banking and finance), Chris Bargery (Corporate/Commercial), David Holden (Construction) and Alan Paterson (Real Estate). Notable practitioners: Maree Baker-Galloway (Energy and natural resources) and Anton Trixl (Energy and natural resources).
Legal 500 Asia Pacific :Banking and finance,  Corporate and M&A, Real Estate and Construction, Projects and Resource Management, Labour and Employment,Restructuring and insolvency.
Legal 500 Asia Pacific :
Leading individuals: Geoff Busch (Banking and finance), Alan Paterson (Real estate and construction).
Legal 500 Asia Pacific : Next generation lawyers: Rachel Brown (Banking and finance), Bede Maher (Corporate and M&A), Dan Williams (Real estate and construction).
asialaw Profiles: Banking and finance, Construction, Corporate and M&A, Energy, Infrastructure, Restructuring and insolvency.
asialaw Profiles: Leading lawyer in Banking and finance, Geoff Busch.
IFLR 1000 Asia Pacific: Banking and finance, M&A and Project development
IFLR 1000 Asia Pacific: Highly regarded lawyers – Geoff Busch (Banking) and David Holden (Energy and infrastructure and Project development).

2018

New Zealand Law Awards: Mid-size law firm of the year
New Zealand Law Awards: Employer of Choice (51-100 Lawyers)
New Zealand Law Awards: Managing Partner of the Year (<100 Lawyers) – Richard Greenaway
asialaw Profiles: Leading lawyer in Banking and finance, Geoff Busch
Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Banking and finance, Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution, Environment, Projects and resource management, Real estate and construction, Restructuring and insolvency
Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Leading individual in Banking and finance: Geoff Busch
Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Leading Individual in Real estate and construction: Alan Paterson
Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Next generation lawyers in Corporate and M&A: Bede Maher
Doyles New Zealand directory: Leading law firm in Insolvency & restructuring, Construction, projects and infrastructure and Environment & resource management.
Doyles New Zealand directory: Leading lawyers: David Holden (Construction, projects and infrastructure) and Maree Baker-Galloway (Environment & resource management).

2017

New Zealand Law Awards: Mid-size law firm of the year
New Zealand Law Awards: Deal Team of the year (>100 employees)
IFLR 1000 Asia Pacific: Banking and finance, Energy and infrastructure, M&A
IFLR 1000 Asia Pacific: Leading lawyer in Banking and finance: Geoff Busch

2016

New Zealand Law Awards: Mid-size law firm of the year
New Zealand Law Awards: Employer of choice (>100 employees)
Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Banking and finance, Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution, Environment, Projects and resource management, Real estate and construction, Restructuring and insolvency
Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Leading individual in Banking and finance: Geoff Busch
IFLR 1000 Asia Pacific: Finance and corporate
IFLR 1000 Asia Pacific: Leading lawyer in Banking and finance: Geoff Busch

2015

New Zealand Law Awards: Mid-size law firm of the year
Straterra: Policy Award for outstanding contribution to policy analysis and advocacy
Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Banking and finance, Corporate and M&A, Environment, Projects and resource management, Real estate and construction, Restructuring and insolvency
IFLR 1000 Asia Pacific: Banking and finance, Restructuring and insolvency, M&A
Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific: Energy and natural resources

2014

New Zealand Law Awards: Mid-size law firm of the year
Euro Money Australasian Women in Business Law Awards: Best Australasian firm for talent management, Best firm in Christchurch,  Best in real estate – Kerry O’Donnell
New Zealand Lawyer Magazine ‘Hot List’: Jen Crawford and Sarah Simmers acknowledged as two of the hottest private practice lawyers in the NZ market

For more information contact:

Richard Greenaway

richard.greenaway@al.nz