With a history dating back to 1847 as an independent Australian law firm that provides top quality legal services, Gadens has operated in the Sydney market since 1928. Over this time the legal landscape has changed considerably and our firm has developed through a number of transitions and grown in size and reputation.
Gadens continues to evolve within this ever-changing landscape in
response to the needs of our clients, providing innovative solutions and an
outstanding experience. Our recent evolution in Sydney has heralded exciting advancements;
and we are not finished yet.
On 11 June 2019 Gadens will move into new office space at the iconic MLC
building at 19 Martin Place in Sydney.
“The firm’s rapid growth in Sydney
has seen Gadens look for new office space not only large enough to accommodate our
ongoing expansion, but that is adaptable to modern collaborative ways of
working,” said CEO Grant Scott-Hayward.
With a fit-out designed with collaboration at its heart – driven through
technology and purpose-built spaces for client engagement and working
environments that support team collaboration – this will ensure clients receive
the dedicated service that Gadens is known and respected for.
“An office move such as this gives
us an excellent platform to continue to provide clients with the highest levels
of client service nationally,” continues Grant. “Change presents opportunity and for Gadens
this move is a great step for the future as a preeminent, independent Australian
The substantial expansion of Gadens in Sydney has seen the firm’s list
of prominent partners grow significantly, including:
Archie Smith – Property
Brett Feltham – Employment Advisory
Dermott Lynch – Commercial Litigation & Disputes
Donna Bartlett – Intellectual Property & Technology
James Roland – Banking, Insolvency & Restructuring
Kathy Merrick – Commercial Litigation & Disputes
Michael Bampton – Property & Construction
Paul Lewis – Private Clients & Family Law
Renae Suttor – Corporate and Institutional Banking & Finance
Robert Tracy – Corporate Advisory
This move is part of a broader strategy that will see the Gadens offices in Adelaide relocate in June 2019, and in Melbourne relocating to Collins Arch at the beginning of 2020.
Gadens is a leading independent Australian national law firm with over 700 people, including 95 partners. The firm regularly undertakes highly complex legal matters for a wide range of clients from our offices located in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. These include major Australian and multi-national organisations – Gadens is advisor to more than a quarter of the Top 200 companies listed on the ASX – as well as other corporate and institutional investors.
Highly regarded for specialist, market-leading practices, Gadens works with clients across a number of industry specialisations. Our significant breadth and depth of expertise encompasses banking and finance, corporate advisory and tax, dispute resolution, employment advisory, government, intellectual property and technology, private clients, property and construction, planning and environment and recovery and insolvency.