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About Sparke Helmore

Sparke Helmore Lawyers is a firm with more than 750 people working from eight offices across Australia, serving the needs of the insurance, government, financial services, technology, mining, construction and property sectors. Our expertise spans corporate and commercial to construction, workplace to insurance, IP to IPOs, mining to manufacturing, and property to procurement.

Awards

Recommended, IT & Telecoms, 2018 Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Recommended, Intellectual Property, 2018 Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Recommended, Insurance, 2018 Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Recommended, Banking and Finance, 2018 Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Listed, Highly recommended, 2018 Asialaw Profiles

Finalist, Partner of the Year, 2017 Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards

Finalist, Workplace Relations and Employment Team of the Year, 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Finalist, Intellectual Property Team of the Year, 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Finalist, Government Team of the Year, 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Finalist, Dispute Resolution Team of the Year, 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Finalist, Business Development Professional of the Year, 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Winner, Partner of the Year, 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Winner, Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year, 2017 Australasian Law Awards

Winner, Workplace Relations Partner of the Year, 2017 Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards  

Finalist, Law Firm of the Year, 2017 Australasian Law Awards

Winner, Best Law Firm in New South Wales, 2017 IP Excellence Awards

Listed, 2017 WTR 1000

Recommended, Banking and Finance, 2017 Legal 500

Recommended, Commercial Insurance, 2017 Legal 500

Recommended, Intellectual Property Technology, 2017 Legal 500

Recommended, Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution, 2017 Legal 500

Listed, Insurance, 2017 Chambers Asia-Pacific

Winner, 2016 Australasian Lawyer Innovative Firms

Finalist, Workplace Relations and Employment Team of the Year, 2016 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Finalist, Intellectual Property Team of the Year, 2016 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Finalist, Law Firm of the Year, Australasian Law Awards 2016

Winner, Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year, Australasian Law Awards 2016

Winner, Intellectual Property Partner of the Year, Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2016

Finalist, Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2016

Listed, WTR 1000 2016

Finalist, Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2015

Recommended, Banking and Finance, 2016 Legal 500

Recommended, Corporate and M&A, 2016 Legal 500

Recommended, Insurance, 2016 Legal 500 Directory

Recommended, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2016 Legal 500 Directory

Recommended, TMT, 2016 Legal 500 Directory

Finalist, Pro Bono Program of the Year, Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2015

Finalist, Government Team of the Year, Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2015

Finalist, Intellectual Property Team, Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2015

Finalist, Transaction Team of the Year, Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2015

Finalist, 2015 Legal Innovation Index

Recommended, Doyle's Guide Leading Trademark Law Firm – 2015

Recommended, Doyle's Guide Leading Employment Law Firm – 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012

Recommended, Doyle's Guide Leading Planning Law Firm – 2015, 2014 & 2013

Recommended, Doyle's Guide Leading Construction Law Firm – 2015

Finalist, Australasian Law Awards, Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year 2015

Finalist, Australasian Law Awards, Australian Law Firm of the Year (250-500 lawyers) 2015 

Listed, WTR 1000 2015

Winner, ALPMA NSW Firm of the Year 2014

Winner, Australasian Lawyer, Employer of Choice and Access to Technology awards 2014

Winner, Corporate INTL Magazine, Venture Capital and Mining & Resources Law Firm of the Year 2014

Winner, Global 100, Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year 2014

Winner, M&A Today Global Awards, Australian Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year 2014

Winner, Acquisition International M&A Awards, Australian Dealmaker of the Year 2014

Winner, 7th Annual Lawtech Awards, Legal IT Team of the Year 2012

Winner, Knowlist Awards, Business Innovation Award 2013

Winner, Global Law Experts Practice Area Awards, Mining Law Firm of the Year in Australia 2013 & 2012

Winner, Corporate Intl Magazine, Government Law Firm of the Year in Australia 2013 & 2012

Winner, Corporate Intl Magazine, Mining Law Firm of the Year in Australia 2013 & 2012

Winner, Corporate Intl Magazine, Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year in Australia 2013 & 2012 

Winner, ALB Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year 2013 & 2011

Media contacts

Sharon Stockman
Sharon Stockman
BDM Director
t: +61 3 9291 2311+61 3 9291 2311
m: +61 416 524 294+61 416 524 294
o: Melbourne
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Jessica Komlos
Jessica Komlos
Marketing & Communications Manager
t: +61 2 9260 2587+61 2 9260 2587
o: Sydney
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Commentators

James Johnson
James Johnson
National Practice Group Leader
t: +61 3 9291 2354+61 3 9291 2354
m: +61 404 828 266+61 404 828 266
o: Melbourne
Click here to download James Johnson's v-card Click here to email james.johnson@sparke.com.au
Shannon Platt
Shannon Platt
National Practice Group Leader
t: +61 2 9373 1465+61 2 9373 1465
m: +61 412 868 226+61 412 868 226
o: Sydney
Click here to download Shannon Platt's v-card Click here to email shannon.platt@sparke.com.au
Ben Dube
Ben Dube
Government National Practice Group Leader
t: +61 7 3016 5008+61 7 3016 5008
m: +61 405 498 259+61 405 498 259
o: Brisbane
Click here to download Ben Dube's v-card Click here to email ben.dube@sparke.com.au
Catherine Wilkinson
Catherine Wilkinson
National Practice Group Leader
t: +61 2 4924 7212+61 2 4924 7212
m: +61 404 828 193+61 404 828 193
o: Newcastle
Click here to download Catherine Wilkinson's v-card Click here to email catherine.wilkinson@sparke.com.au
Phillip Salem
Phillip Salem
National Managing Partner
t: +61 2 9373 1436+61 2 9373 1436
m: +61 404 828 277+61 404 828 277
o: Sydney
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