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Ranking tables

Asia-Pacific Australia Government

Rankings overview for Departments

1
Band 1
  1. Clayton Utz 10 Years Ranked
  2. Ashurst
  3. MinterEllison
2
Band 2
  1. Allens
    Allens 10 Years Ranked
  2. Corrs Chambers Westgarth
    Corrs Chambers Westgarth 10 Years Ranked
  3. King & Wood Mallesons
  4. Maddocks
  5. Norton Rose Fulbright
3
Band 3
  1. Gilbert + Tobin
    Gilbert + Tobin 2 Years Ranked
  2. Herbert Smith Freehills
  3. Lander & Rogers
  4. McCullough Robertson
  5. Sparke Helmore

All Departments profiles

1
Band 1
  1. 1
    Clayton Utz
    Government
    2024 | Band 1 | 10 Years Ranked
    Clayton Utz offers a substantial, highly experienced bench, which is consistently recognised as one of the foremost providers of advice to government bodies in Australia, handling matters for major federal departments, state governments and a wide range of local authorities. The firm's comprehensive coverage of public sector issues includes a particularly renowned specialism in the area of major infrastructure projects. The practice is further noted for its ability to engage with especially complex or potentially contentious questions. Its notable clients include the Queensland Health, Department of Defence and Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications.
  2. Ashurst
    Government
    2024 | Band 1
  3. MinterEllison
    Government
    2024 | Band 1
2
Band 2
  1. Allens
    2
    Allens
    Government
    2024 | Band 2 | 10 Years Ranked
    Allens has an established reputation in this sphere, underpinned by noted strength in the infrastructure and procurement arenas. The firm is also a prominent actor on major government asset sales and privatisations, first-to-market transactions and urban renewal projects, and is regularly engaged to provide support in respect of royal commissions, other official inquiries and litigation. The team advises government bodies at both a federal and state level. The practice's clients include New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Queensland Rail and Transport for Victoria.
  2. Corrs Chambers Westgarth
    2
    Corrs Chambers Westgarth
    Government
    2024 | Band 2 | 10 Years Ranked
    Corrs Chambers Westgarth provides a respected offering, covering a diverse range of government work that includes major infrastructure and procurement projects, complex litigation and assistance with inquiries and commissions. The firm is active at Commonwealth, state and local levels, attracting especially strong praise for its work on behalf of state government bodies. The team is experienced acting on significant energy project mandates, but is also known for both its regulatory expertise and its advice on such areas as employment, planning and the environment. The Western Australian Department of Treasury, Homes Victoria and Infrastructure NSW are clients of the team.
  3. King & Wood Mallesons
    Government
    2024 | Band 2
  4. Maddocks
    Government
    2024 | Band 2
  5. Norton Rose Fulbright
    Government
    2024 | Band 2
3
Band 3
  1. Gilbert + Tobin
    3
    Gilbert + Tobin
    Government
    2024 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Gilbert + Tobin's growing Government department boasts expertise across the entire practice area, including in procurement processes, major infrastructure projects - especially in the technology sphere - and commissions and inquiries. The firm regularly advises an array of government departments and agencies, as well as private sector clients who are engaging with state actors. Department of Home Affairs, Health Infrastructure NSW and HealthShare NSW are top clients of the firm.
  2. Herbert Smith Freehills
    Government
    2024 | Band 3
  3. Lander & Rogers
    Government
    2024 | Band 3
  4. McCullough Robertson
    Government
    2024 | Band 3
  5. Sparke Helmore
    Government
    2024 | Band 3