Our Awards & Accreditations

Carter Newell Lawyers is an award winning specialist law firm providing legal advice to Australian and international corporate clients.

Carter Newell has been recognised nationally and locally for the quality of its services, as follows:

2020

  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Law Firm of the Year
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Insurance Team of the Year
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Dispute Resolution Team of the Year [Construction & Engineering]
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2021 - Lawyer of the Year - Professional Malpractice Litigation - Mark Brookes
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2021 - Lawyer of the Year - Oil & Gas Law - James Plumb
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2021 (13th edition)
    • Paul HopkinsAviation Law, Insurance Law, Litigation and Professional Malpractice Litigation
    • Patrick Mead - Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction/Infrastructure Law and Insurance Law
    • Rebecca StevensInsurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation
    • Bronwyn ClarksonNatural Resources Law and Oil & Gas Law
    • Michael GapesProfessional Malpractice Litigation and Real Property Law
    • Mark Brookes Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance Law, Professional Malpractice Litigation and Legal Malpractice Litigation
    • David Rodighiero Construction/Infrastructure Law and Litigation
    • James Plumb - Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil & Gas Law and Mining Law
    • Andrew ShuteAlternative Dispute Resolution, Competition Law and Litigation
    • Luke Preston - Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation
    • Matt Couper - Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    • Katherine Hayes - Professional Malpractice Litigation
    • Kelly Alcorn - Land Use and Zoning, Natural Resources Law and Planning and Environmental Law
    • Mark Kenney - Construction/Infrastructure Law
    • John Grant - Construction/Infrastructure Law
    • Brett HeathAlternative Dispute Resolution and Insurance Law
    • Peter Dovolil - Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation
    • Elisha Goosem - Insurance Law
    • Louise Edmonds - Insurance Law
  • Finalist - Australasian Law Awards - Law Firm of the Year (1-100 lawyers)
  • Finalist - Australasian Law Awards - Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year
  • Finalist - Australasian Law Awards - Excellence in Employee Health & Wellbeing Award
  • Finalist - Australasian Law Awards - Law Firm Leader of the Year (≤200 lawyers): Paul Hopkins
  • Leading Planning & Development Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2020
  • Leading Corporate Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2020
  • Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2020
  • Leading Australian Aviation Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2020

 

 

2019

  • Winner - Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice
  • Leading Professional Indemnity Law Firms - Doyle's Guide 2019
  • Leading Energy & Resources Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2019
  • Winner - Australian ADR Awards 2019 - Practitioner of the Year: Patrick Mead
  • Finalist - Australian ADR Awards 2019 - Practice Group of the Year: Construction & Engineering
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Partner of the Year: Patrick Mead
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Special Counsel of the Year: Brett Heath
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Dispute Resolution Team of the Year
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Insurance Team of the Year
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Law Firm of the Year
  • Winner - Australasian Law Awards - Law Firm of the Year (1-100 lawyers)
  • Winner - Australasian Law Awards - Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year
  • Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2019
  • Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2019
  • Leading Front End Construction & Infrastructure Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2019
  • Leading Corporate Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2019
  • Winner - Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2019 - Litigation Partner of the Year: Patrick Mead
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards - Construction & Infrastructure Partner of the Year: Patrick Mead
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards - Insurance Partner of the Year: Patrick Mead
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards - Dispute Resolution Partner of the Year: Patrick Mead
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 - Lawyer of the Year - Product Liability Litigation - Rebecca Stevens
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 (12th edition)
  • Leading Australian Aviation Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2019

   

2018

  • Leading Energy & Resources Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2018
  • Leading Public & Product Liability Law Firm (Defendant) - Doyle's Guide 2018
  • Leading Professional Indemnity Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2018
  • Leading Medical Negligence Law Firm (Defendant) – Doyle's Guide 2018
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Partner of the Year: Patrick Mead
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Energy & Resources Team of the Year
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Insurance Team of the Year
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Employee Program of the Year
  • Leading Litigation & Dispute Resolution Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2018
  • Winner - Australasian Law Awards - State / Regional Firm of the Year
  • Finalist - Australasian Law Awards - Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year
  • Finalist - Australasian Law Awards - Employee Health & Wellbeing Award
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2018 - Construction and Infrastructure Partner of the Year - Patrick Mead
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2018 - Insurance Partner of the Year - Patrick Mead
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2019 - Lawyer of the Year - Personal Injury Litigation - Rebecca Stevens
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2019 (11th edition)
  • Leading Construction & Infrastructure Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2018
  • Leading Corporate Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2018
  • Finalist - Financial Review Client Choice Awards
  • Leading Australian Aviation Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2018

          

2017

  • Leading Public & Product Liability Law Firms (Defendant) - Doyle's Guide 2017
  • Leading Professional Indemnity Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2017
  • Leading Medical Negligence Law Firm (Defendant) – Doyle's Guide 2017
  • Leading Compulsory Third Party Insurance Law Firm (Defendant) - Doyle's Guide 2017
  • Leading Queensland Energy & Resources Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2017
  • Leading Queensland Litigation & Dispute Resolution Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2017
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Dispute Resolution Team of the Year
  • Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards - Special Counsel of the Year - Brett Heath
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2018
  • ​Finalist - Australasian Law Awards - Australian Law Firm of the Year (up to 100 lawyers)
  • Finalist - Australasian Law Awards - Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year
  • Finalist - Australasian Law Awards - State / Regional Firm of the Year
  • Finalist - Australasian Law Awards - Law Firm Leader of the Year (<200 employees) - Paul Hopkins
  • Leading Leading Queensland Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2017
  • Leading Australian Aviation Law Firm - Doyle's Guide 2017