In this chapter we identify the 28 leading practitioners Australia has to offer in the field of business crime, investigations and asset recovery. The individuals listed here have been chosen for their experience and expertise in advising clients on litigious proceedings pertaining to fraud, bribery and anti-corruption investigations, as well regulatory matters.
Most highly regarded
Arnold Bloch Leibler receives three listings in this chapter.
Leon Zwier is an exceptional litigator who is lauded for his vast experience of complex disputes and white-collar investigations.
John Mitchell is a distinguished name in the market, renowned for his sterling work on class action proceedings, bribery and corruption matters and regulatory investigations.
Jonathan Milner receives widespread plaudits for his deep expertise in white collar-crime litigation and corporate investigations.
At Allens three lawyers are recognised.
Rachel Nicolson is very strong in anti-bribery and corruption cases, and earns praise for her extensive experience handling regulatory and criminal investigations.
Guy Foster is a top-tier litigator who is well known for his considerable expertise in fraud and deceptive conduct proceedings.
Peter Haig stands out among peers for his adept handling of fraud, money laundering, and bribery and corruption proceedings.
At Herbert Smith Freehills Grant Marjoribanks is hailed as a leading light of the Australian market when it comes to anti-bribery and corruption investigations.
Elizabeth Macknay is renowned for her strong expertise in complex corporate investigations and compliance matters.
Andrew Eastwood is top-notch lawyer and widely recognised for corporate criminal defence proceedings, including securities and regulatory investigations.
At Johnson Winter & Slattery, Robert Wyld is a distinguished figure in the business crime and investigations space, frequently acting for international corporations and high-net-worth individuals.
At Forbes Chambers Georgia Huxley is “extremely thorough” when handling corporate crime proceedings, as well as criminal appeals.
Hament Dhanji SC is well regarded for his excellent work and considerable expertise in criminal appellate matters.
Skip Lipman of Lipman Karas is highlighted for his strong understanding of complex white-collar crime disputes and investigations.
Holding Redlich’s Howard Rapke is a leading name in the Australian market thanks to his superb handling of criminal regulatory investigations.
Dennis Miralis of Nyman Gibson Miralis “has a strong presence” in the market according to impressed peers who consider him “extremely good” when it comes to corporate criminal defence and investigations.
Nicholas Mavrakis at Clayton Utz is a well-respected lawyer who is singled out for his expertise in both regulatory and internal investigations.