Watts McCray featured in the first edition of the Best Law Firm Rankings by “Best Lawyers”

We are delighted to announce that our firm has been recognised in the very first edition of Best Law Firms™ – Australia. This prestigious accolade marks a significant milestone, highlighting our commitment to excellence and elevating our practice to international acclaim.

The 2025 Edition: Highlighting Our Achievements

For nearly two decades, Best Law Firms has celebrated the individual brilliance of Australian legal talent. Now, with the launch of the Best Law Firms awards in Australia, our firm is proud to be among the 477 firms highlighted—representing the top 2% in the nation. This recognition is a testament to our professional excellence across various practice areas and jurisdictions, making it one of the most prestigious honours in the country.

A Rigorous Vetting Process

Being featured in Best Law Firms – Australia is a result of a rigorous vetting process that gathers feedback from firms, lawyers, and clients alike. The Best Law Firms research methodology involves insights from managing partners and practice group leaders, providing valuable perspectives on critical issues and emerging trends. This comprehensive approach ensures a well-rounded evaluation of the leading firms and the factors contributing to their success.

This year, the Best Law Firms team conducted more than 200 interviews with law firm leaders and leveraged the feedback of more than 2,500 lawyers who voted on firms. Additionally, the survey included almost 900 clients and professional references, providing insights into our firm’s strengths, including practice group expertise, responsiveness, civility, and mentions of particularly exceptional lawyers and staff.

Meeting Client Needs in a Competitive Legal Market

In today’s highly competitive legal market, client satisfaction is paramount. We are particularly proud to be recognized for our responsiveness, clear communication, and tangible outcomes. Best Law Firms – Australia identifies firms that excel in these client-valued areas, ensuring clients find the ideal legal representation for their specific needs. Our inclusion in this ranking validates our commitment to exceeding client expectations and delivering exceptional legal services.

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