Corrs Chambers Westgarth scooped the pool at the ALB Australasian Law Awards 2012 emerging as the most awarded firm, winning six awards, including Australian Deal of the Year and Managing Partner of the Year.

Corrs Chambers Westgarth scooped the pool at the ALB Australasian Law Awards 2012 emerging as the most awarded firm, winning six awards, including Australian Deal of the Year and Managing Partner of the Year.

Corrs received the highest number of overall awards and the most deal awards at the event last night held at the Sydney Town Hall. The ALB Law Awards recognised the excellence and outstanding achievements of law firms and in-house legal teams, as well as the top deals and deal makers of 2011.

Corrs CEO and Managing Partner John W.H. Denton said, “This pleasing result is independent recognition of the high quality work being delivered by our people. Corrs continues to go from strength to strength and we have performed strongly in a competitive market. We have a seat at the table on the major deals, advising on many of the leading matters including NBN, as well as the major resources transactions and projects which dominated the legal landscape last year.

As finalists for 16 awards across nine categories, Corrs received six awards for:

  • Australian Deal of the Year – National Broadband Network’s Definitive Agreements
  • Energy & Resources Deal of the Year - Peabody’s US$5.2 billion hostile takeover of Macarthur Coal
  • Insolvency & Restructuring Deal of the Year - Centro restructure
  • M&A Deal of the Year - SABMiller plc's acquisition of Foster's Group Limited
  • Project Finance Deal of the Year - Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal
  • Managing Partner of the Year Award – John W.H. Denton

For a full list of the awards and extended coverage in ALB Australasian Legal Business Online, please click here.


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