Awards

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills is a multi-award winning tax specialist law firm. Our most recent recognition includes:

2017

  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific | 2017 | Tier 1 firm -  Greenwoods was rated as "the best in Australia for income tax relating to financial services".
  • Best Lawyers, Australia | 2017 |Greenwoods was named the Best Law Firm in Australia for Tax and all of our Directors and one of our Special Counsel were recognised as Best Lawyers in the category of Tax Law.

2016

  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific | 2016 | Tier 1 firm -  Greenwoods was praised for "provid[ing] exceptional quality, service and value".
  • International Tax Review - World Tax | 2016 | Tier 1 firm
  • International Tax Review - Asia Tax Awards | 2016 | Winner: Litigation and Disputes Australia
  • Best Lawyers, Australia | 2016 | Top listed, all Directors and 1 Special Counsel individually recognised in the practice area of Tax. Nick Heggart named Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year (Tax) - Perth

2015

  • Financial Review Client Choice Awards | 2015 | Best Law Firm (revenue less than $50m), Best Accounting Firm (revenue less than $50m), Best Tax Services Firm
  • Chambers Asia Pacific Guide | 2015 | Band 1 ranking Tax Australia, 3 Directors and 1 Special Counsel ranked – "Their reputation for tax technical expertise in the Australian market is second to none. I find their experience invaluable as it allows them to leverage off work done in the past to provide us with creative solutions to difficult questions"
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific | 2015 | Tier 1 firm -  "Greenwoods &  [Herbert Smith] Freehills is praised for its ‘superior service"
  • Who’s Who Legal - Corporate Tax  | 2015 | 2 Directors and 1 Special Counsel individually recognised in the field of corporate tax

2014

  • BRW Client Choice Awards | 2014 | Best NSW Firm, Best Accounting Firm (revenue less than $50m)
  • Chambers Asia Pacific Guide | 2014 | Band 1 ranking Tax Australia – "At the forefront of the legal industry in this area"
  • Legal 500 | 2014 | Tier 1 firm - "Greenwoods & Freehills attracts praise for its strong technical skills, commercial acumen and industry experience"
  • Who’s Who Legal - Corporate Tax | 2014 | 3 Directors individually recognised in the field of corporate tax
  • Best Lawyers, Australia | 2014 | Top listed, 15 Directors and 2 Special Counsel individually recognised in the practice area of Tax. Tony Frost named Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year (Tax) - Sydney

2013

  • BRW/Beaton Client Choice Awards | 2013 | Best Tax Services Provider; Best Client Relationship Management; Best Client Service; Best Value; Most Friendly Firm; Most Innovative Firm
  • Chambers Asia Pacific Guide | 2013 | Band 1 ranking Tax Australia – "We use them because of their technical expertise. They are also commercial and pragmatic." "The quality of the service is as good as it could be, they work assiduously on the relationship they have with us"
  • Legal 500 | 2013 | Tier 1 firm - "... Greenwoods & Freehills’ large team is ‘excellent’ in a wide range of matters, with stamp duty noted as a particular strength. ..."
  • Best Lawyers, Australia | 2013  | Top listed, 12 Directors and 2 Special Counsel individually recognised in the practice area of Tax
  • Who’s Who Legal - Corporate Tax | 2013 | 3 Directors individually recognised in the field of corporate tax