Seyfarth Recommended by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 for Employment Law in Australia


Seyfarth Shaw LLP was listed as a recommended law firm in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 rankings for Employment Law and Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) in Australia. In addition, Seyfarth lawyers Darren Perry (Sydney), Henry Skene (Melbourne) and Paul Cutrone (Sydney) were individually recognized as “Leading Lawyers” in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017's guide to outstanding lawyers in Asia Pacific.

According to the guide, Seyfarth Shaw LLP has assembled ‘the most progressive and strategic collection of employment lawyers in Australia’, who ‘take on the big cases and get the results’. The young practice serves an impressive list of clients, including Coles, Toll Group and Fairfax Media. Recent highlights include advising port operator DP World on a protracted collective bargaining dispute, and representing ANZ Bank in two employment litigation cases valued at A$30m each. Michael Tamvakologos has ‘achieved creative outcomes that not only improve the client’s business, they change the industry’; and Chris Gardner provides ‘industry-leading advice and thought leadership’, and ‘goes above and beyond with every case’. You can read more here

The rankings’ new Employment (WHS) category states, Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s team includes highly regarded WHS specialist Paul Cutrone, and recently welcomed Jane Hall from Corrs Chambers Westgarth, described as ‘one of the most competent’ practitioners in the market. The rapidly growing practice won NSW Minerals Council as a new client. You can read more here

The Legal 500 Series, now in its 29th year, is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. More than 250,000 corporate counsel are surveyed and interviewed globally each year. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. You can read the full results here