Six BAL Lawyers recognised among Australia’s best in 2021

BAL Lawyers is delighted to announce that six of our Canberra lawyers have been recognised among The Best Lawyers™ in Australia (2021 Edition). Additionally, John Bradley was named the Best Lawyers 2021 Real Property Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Canberra.

Our six recognised lawyers and their practice areas are:

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

Alan Bradbury has been recognised 12 years’ running in the practice area of Planning and Environmental Law, whilst John Wilson made his ninth appearance.  Mark Love and John Bradley are in their eighth years and both Ian Meagher and Bill McCarthy are in their second year of recognition.

John Bradley was previously named “Lawyer of the Year” in 2016, and Alan Bradbury in 2014 and 2015. This accolade recognises individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback in their practice area in a given geographic area.

Above (L-R): John Bradley, Alan Bradbury, John Wilson, Mark Love, Ian Meagher, Bill McCarthy.

About Best Lawyers

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.