Sparke Helmore Lawyers is delighted to announce that 27 of our lawyers have been listed in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia.

"It is wonderful to see that our lawyers' knowledge and experience has been recognised by their peers. The selection of 27 lawyers across 14 areas of expertise and five cities is acknowledgement of the firm's breadth and depth of expertise," said Phillip Salem, Sparke Helmore's National Managing Partner.

Congratulations to the following lawyers, who are featured in the 2017 Best Lawyers list:



  • Ben Burney: Banking and Finance Law
  • Mark Hickey: Real Property Law




Best Lawyers has been published for over 30 years. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 70 countries. Lawyers on the Best Lawyers in Australia list are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

About Sparke Helmore

Sparke Helmore Lawyers has a client first approach to everything we do.  We are a firm with more than 850 people working from nine 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.

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