What others say
If you're with Bell Gully, then you're with New Zealand's leading law firm, with all the opportunities that provides.
Our most important feedback comes from our clients, but each year we also receive accolades and awards from the world's leading commentators and publications.
Chambers Asia Pacific 2013 ranked more Bell Gully lawyers as leading individuals than any other New Zealand law firm. Bell Gully was also named as New Zealand winner of the Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2012.
The 2013 edition of the Asia Pacific Legal 500 awarded Bell Gully more 'leading individual' rankings than other New Zealand law firm for the eleventh year in a row, and the firm has also stood at the top of the table for practice area rankings for a decade.
The IFLR1000 2013 has awarded Bell Gully its highest ranking in all of the practice areas the guide researches in New Zealand, as well as the largest number of "leading lawyer" rankings among the New Zealand firms.
International Tax Review's World Tax 2013 awarded Bell Gully's tax practice a top-tier ranking.
Bell Gully received M&A deal of the year, NZ Deal of the year and was named Corporate Citizen Firm of the Year at the 2012 ALB Australasian Law Awards. The latter award recognises Bell Gully's pro bono programme, which in 2012 saw Bell Gully commit over NZ$1 million in fee-equivalent time to pro bono legal services.
In Chambers Global, Bell Gully remains the only New Zealand firm ranked globally for its climate change work, for the sixth consecutive year.
Bell Gully has been named New Zealand Law Firm of the Year by global publisher International Financial Law Review for eight of the last ten years.
Bell Gully has been named New Zealand Law Firm of the Year in the Who's Who Legal Awards for six of the last seven years.
Global Competition Review's GCR 100 has recognised Bell Gully as having an 'elite' competition practice for the past eight years, its highest ranking in New Zealand.
We value this external recognition of our commitment to our clients.