Barry Nilsson receives 49 listings in Best Lawyers 2023

21 April 2022

Barry Nilsson has once again received outstanding recognition in the annual Best Lawyers guide, with 49 individual listings across seven categories and five states.

Special recognition has been given to Insurance & Health Law Principal, Melanie Quixley, who has been named Lawyer of the Year for Product Liability Litigation in Brisbane. This award recognises the lawyer with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region.

In addition to the individual lawyer listings, BN has been named Law Firm of the Year for Insurance Law, recognising the single top firm for its work in a specific legal practice area nationwide, based on a number of factors including lawyer feedback, the size and scope of the firm’s practice, and the firm’s ranking in Best Lawyers for that year.

Those recognised in Best Lawyers include:

Insurance & Health team, Adelaide

Andrew Hilditch​​ - 'Insurance Law, Adelaide'

Bronwyn Ackland - 'Insurance Law, Adelaide'

Fiona Brady - 'Insurance Law, Adelaide'

Insurance & Health team, Brisbane

Bianca Ponting - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Daniel McCormack - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Fiona Sennett - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Gillian Sheppard - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Hannah Savins - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Janine Clark - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Jordan Farr - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Lisa Hulcombe - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Megan Daniel - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Megan O'Rourke - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Melanie Quixley - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane', 'Personal Injury Litigation, Brisbane', 'Product Liability Litigation, Brisbane' and 'Lawyer of the Year, Product Liability Litigation (Brisbane) - 2023'

Meredith Jacobs - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Peter Murdoch - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Rhett Kennedy - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane' and 'Lawyer of the Year, Insurance Law (Brisbane) - 2018'

Robert Samut - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Samantha Pillay - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Sarah Carlisle - 'Personal Injury Litigation, Brisbane'

Stewart Boland - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Sue Myers - 'Insurance Law, Brisbane'

Insurance & Health team, Melbourne

Damian Clancy - 'Insurance Law, Melbourne'

Peter Ewin - 'Insurance Law, Melbourne'

Scott Shelly - 'Insurance Law, Melbourne'

Insurance & Health team, Perth

Belinda Randall - 'Insurance Law, Perth'

Colby Treasure - 'Insurance Law, Perth'

Toby Barrie - 'Class Action Litigation, Perth', 'Insurance Law, Perth', 'Litigation, Perth' and 'Lawyer of the Year, Insurance Law (Perth) - 2021'

Insurance & Health team, Sydney

Kate Hickey - 'Insurance Law, Sydney'

Melinda Drew - 'Insurance Law, Sydney'

Philip Cowdery - 'Insurance Law, Sydney'

Simon Black - 'Insurance Law, Sydney'

Family Law team, Brisbane

Geoff Sinclair - 'Family Law, Brisbane', 'Family Law Mediation, Brisbane' and 'Lawyer of the Year, Family Law (Brisbane) - 2022'

James Steel - 'Family Law, Brisbane' and 'Family Law Mediation, Brisbane'

Kirstie Colls - 'Family Law, Brisbane' and 'Family Law Mediation, Brisbane'

Liz Langford-Ely - 'Family Law, Brisbane'

Scott Wedgwood - 'Family Law, Brisbane' and 'Family Law Mediation, Brisbane'

Thea Davies - 'Family Law, Brisbane'

Family Law team, Melbourne

Amelia Beveridge - 'Family Law, Melbourne'

Jane Koelmeyer - 'Family Law, Melbourne'

Will Stidston - 'Family Law, Melbourne'

Best Lawyers publishes the world’s premier guide of the legal profession and recognises the best legal talent in more than 70 countries. The listings are generated through an exhaustive peer review system whereby thousands of leading lawyers evaluate each other.

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