Quality and consistency through collaboration

Congratulations to Partners Julian McGrath, Luke Holland, and Michelle Taylor for being named 'Lawyer of the Year' in their respective categories by Best Lawyers 2025.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honoured as the 'Lawyer of the Year', making this a significant and coveted accolade.  Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect our partners have earned among other leading lawyers in the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

Congratulations to Julian, Luke and Michelle for being recognised in the following practice areas:

  • Julian McGrath – Personal Injury Litigation, Sydney
  • Luke Holland – Occupational Health and Safety Law, Adelaide
  • Michelle Taylor – Transportation Law, Brisbane

About Sparke Helmore

We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.

We cover six key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Property Environment & Finance, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.

Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 850 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.

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