7 BAL Lawyers staff ranked in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers - Australia

Bradley Allen Love is pleased to announce that 7 lawyers from our Canberra office including 4 Legal Directors and 2 Directors, have been named in The Best Lawyers in Australiaâ„¢ 2019.

The following Bradley Allen Love lawyers are included among the Best Lawyers in Australia for 2019:

  • Alan Bradbury – Canberra, Government Practice, Planning and Environment Law;
  • John Bradley – Canberra, Leasing Law, Real Property Law;
  • Mark Love – Canberra, Commercial Law, Insolvency and Reorganisation Law, and Corporate Law;
  • John Wilson – Canberra, Labour and Employment Law, Occupational Health and Safety Law;
  • David Toole – Canberra,  Commercial Law, Trusts and Estates;
  • Ian Meagher – Canberra, Insurance Law, Litigation; and
  • Bill McCarthy – Canberra, Insurance Law.

This is the tenth consecutive year the Alan Bradbury has been acknowledged for his expertise. Managing Legal Director John Wilson makes his seventh appearance in the list, and Mark Love and John Bradley were recognised for their respective practices for the fifth year. This year, David Toole, Ian Meagher and Bill McCarthy have also been recognised for the first time in Best Lawyers.

John Wilson congratulated his colleagues on their achievements.

“A listing in Best Lawyers is a considerable honour, reflecting as it does the praise of fellow practitioners in each speciality,” he said. “For six of my colleagues and I to be included speaks highly to the calibre of our team at Bradley Allen Love.”

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honour, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

The full list is available here.

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Above: David Toole, Mark Love, John Wilson, Alan Bradbury, John Bradley, Ian Meagher and Bill McCarthy- listed in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2019


Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote from around the world, and Best Lawyers received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honour.