Leading law firm Bell Gully received the highest possible ranking in four out of six areas of law in the recently published Which Lawyer New Zealand Handbook 2005 - more top-place rankings than any other New Zealand law firm.
Bell Gully gained top tier rankings in M&A, dispute resolution, restructuring and insolvency, and labour and employee benefits.
In addition, Bell Gully had more top-ranked individual partners than any other New Zealand law firm - Brynn Gilbertson (M&A), David Flacks (M&A), Brian Latimour (dispute resolution) and Rob Towner (labour and employee benefits) were all named as "leading lawyers", the highest ranking available. In total, the firm had 16 lawyers ranked by the guide.
Which Lawyer? is published annually by London's Practical Law Company, and is compiled through independent research, client references and peer review.