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Winning this award delights me and my team, because it’s based on feedback from clients, who matter the most in our work.  Kensington Swan’s strategy is focused on delivering an unbeatable client experience, so recognition like this really endorses that approach. I enjoy working closely with clients to form an enduring relationship and effectively become part of their own team.

Matthew Ockleston

Managing Partner (Auckland), Kensington Swan


We are delighted to have won the Most Innovative Firm award. Gilbert + Tobin is committed to transforming legal service delivery and we are proud this is resonating with our clients. Such recognition helps build our reputation as a leading professional services innovator and attract people to our firm who want to do things differently.  

Sam Nickless

Chief Operating Officer, Gilbert + Tobin


The beatonbenchmarks report on our firm was searingly accurate. It gave us a huge wake-up call.

Managing Partner, Large law firm Australia

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