52 Piper Alderman lawyers recognised in The Best Lawyers® in Australia, 2025 edition with 13 listed in ‘Ones to Watch’


The Best Lawyers® in Australia has announced today that 52 Piper Alderman lawyers have been recognised for their exceptional and ongoing work within the legal profession in the 2025 edition. The firm boasts a considerable number of practitioners highly regarded among their peers, reflecting the firm’s ongoing expansion and unwavering dedication to excellence.

Managing Partner, Tony Britten-Jones commented on the announcement:

“Piper Alderman has a reputation for effectively handling complex transactions which has been built over many years. The firm’s strategic plan is to concentrate on offering customised services in specialised fields. We are delighted to announce our recognition as it reinforces the firm’s expertise in fiercely enforcing our clients’ interests and achieving positive outcomes.”

In addition to our 52 recognised lawyers, 13 lawyers from across the firm have been listed in ‘Ones to Watch’. Awarded to lawyers who are earlier in their careers, the category acknowledges outstanding professional excellence.

The firm has been recognised across a total of 49 areas of law in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

Brisbane partner, Nick Burkett, has also been named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for Legal Malpractice Litigation, Brisbane.

Of the 52 recognised lawyers, Mike Hayes made his debut in the 2025 edition for Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Law & Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Of the 13 listed in ‘Ones to Watch’, the following lawyers have made their debut in the 2025 edition:

For full details about the firm’s 2025 recognised lawyers, click here.

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