Watts McCray Lawyers recognised in new edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia

Best Lawyers includes Watts McCray Lawyers in new edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia: Celebrating Australia’s Legal Elite.

Barry Frakes and Justin Dowd recognised in “The Best Lawyers in Australia” and Elise Fordham as “One to Watch”.

Two distinguished lawyers, Barry Frakes, Principal Lawyer and Practice Leader Sydney at Watts McCray, and Justin Dowd, Head of Legal Development and Growth at Watts McCray Lawyers, are highlighted in this edition as “The Best Lawyers in Australia”. Nearly 5000 lawyers across 95 practice areas are recognized for their professional excellence. Selection for the Best Lawyers listings is a result of a rigorous process involving peer nomination, colleague voting, and meticulous evaluation. This peer review mechanism aims to capture the collective judgment of leading lawyers regarding the professional capabilities of their peers in the same geographic area and legal field. All lawyers featured in the list are renowned as trusted advisors whom clients rely on when navigating intricate legal matters.

Elise Fordham (Principal Lawyer in our Watts McCray Lawyers Sydney office) was included in the newest edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia. This highly esteemed listing plays a crucial role in recognising lawyers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice. The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia recipients typically have been in practice for 5-9 years. Those who receive high peer reviews are honoured and represent the top 3.6% of lawyers in Australia.

Recognising the exceptional achievements of Australia’s legal elite.

It is a significant accolade to be recognised across the Best Lawyers in Australia and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia. We extend our congratulations to all of our lawyers who have been acknowledged in these new editions: Elise Fordham, Barry Frakes and Justin Dowd.

Read more about the Best Lawyers peer review methodology and listings here: Best Lawyers® – Purely Peer Review® | Best Lawyers.

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