RECOGNITION

Leading Energy & Natural Resources Law Firms - Australia

  • Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific 2021 - 2024

Leading Energy & Resources Law Firms - Western Australia

  • Doyles Guide - 2016 - 2023

Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Law Firms - Western Australia

  • Doyles Guide - 2019 - 2024

Leading Corporate Law Firms - Western Australia

  • Doyles Guide - 2022

Leading Agribusiness Law Firms - Western Australia 

  • Doyles Guide - 2021 - 2024

Top Boutique Law Firm

  • Australasian Lawyer 2022 - Construction and Infrastructure Law

Best Lawyers: Best Law Firms - Australia*

* 2025 inaugural edition
 
Metropolitan Tier 1 - Perth:
 
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution - 2025
  • Climate Change Law - 2025
  • Construction / Infrastructure Law - 2025
  • Energy Law - 2025
  • Litigation - 2025
  • Mining Law - 2025
  • Natural Resources Law - 2025
  • Oil and Gas Law - 2025
Metropolitan Tier 2 - Perth:
 
  • Commercial Law - 2025
  • Corporate Law - 2025

Dean Grondal, Principal

  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2018 & 2020-2025 – Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2018-2025 – Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2019-2025 – Natural Resources Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2021-2025 – Construction/Infrastructure Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2021-2025 – Corporate Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2022-2025 - Mining Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia  2025 - Oil and Gas Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia  2025 - Energy Law
  • Doyles Guide Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Lawyers Western Australia, 2019-2024
  • Doyles Guide Leading Energy & Resources Lawyers Western Australia, 2020-2021
  • Doyles Guide Leading Agribusiness Lawyers Western Australia, 2021-2024
  • Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2020 - Dispute Resolution Partner of the Year - Finalist
  • International Advisory Experts 2022 Awards - Natural Resources Law Award Winner for Australia

James Bruining, Managing Principal

  • Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012-2024 – Energy and Natural Resources
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2013, 2020 & 2023 – Climate Change – Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2022-2023 – Oil and Gas Law, Perth – Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2024 – Energy Law, Perth – Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2012-2025 – Oil & Gas, Energy, Climate Change and Natural Resources
  • Who’s Who Legal – Energy 2016-2020, 2022 & 2024
  • Who's Who Legal – Climate Change 2016
  • Doyles Guide Leading Energy & Resources Lawyers Western Australia, 2015-2022

Gary Thomas, Principal

  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2018-2025 – Commercial Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2021-2024 – Natural Resources Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2021-2025 – Mining Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2025 - Corporate Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2025 - Corporate / Governance Practice
  • Doyles Guide Leading Corporate Lawyers Western Australia, 2021
  • Doyles Guide Leading Agribusiness Lawyers Western Australia, 2019-2022
  • Doyles Guide Preeminent Agribusiness Lawyer, 2024

Yvonne Jansen, Principal

  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2021-2025 – Energy and Natural Resources Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2024-2025 – Mining Law, Oil and Gas Law
  • Doyles Guide Leading Energy & Resources Lawyers Western Australia, 2020-2021

Liz Allnutt, Special Counsel

  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2022-2024 – Mining Law

Rosaline Tan, Special Counsel

  • Doyles Guide 2022, Rising Star WA - Construction

Harry Donovan, Senior Associate

  • Lawyers Weekly '30 Under 30 Awards', 2021 - Finalist

Lucy Mengler, Senior Associate

  • Doyles Guide 2023-2024, Rising Star WA - Litigation
  • Best Lawyers 2025 - Ones to watch in Australia - Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation