Carter Newell announced as a finalist in four categories in the Australasian Law Awards 2017

Finalists in the Australasian Law Awards 2017 have been announced with Carter Newell named as a finalist in three firm categories:

  • Australian Law Firm of the Year (up to 100 lawyers)
  • Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year
  • State / Regional Firm of the Year

Additionally, Senior Partner Paul Hopkins has been nominated for Law Firm Leader of the Year <200 employees).

With hundreds of entries having been received since the selection and judging process commenced in early 2017, Carter Newell is very proud to have received finalist status in these four categories.

The Australasian Law Awards celebrates excellence in the legal profession, recognising leading lawyers, firms and in-house teams with over 30 awards being won by Australia’s finest legal talent throughout Australia and New Zealand.

The firm’s nomination in three prominent categories confirms its commitment to being a premier legal service provider, offering the highest level of service to clients. The individual nomination of Paul Hopkins as law firm leader recognises his dedication to the success of the firm.

With offices in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, Carter Newell acts for Australian and international corporate clients through its specialist practice areas of insurance, construction & engineering, energy & resources, commercial property, litigation & dispute relation and aviation & transport.

Winners will be announced in Sydney on Thursday 18 May 2017. For more information, please visit