Wotton + Kearney announces 23 senior promotions

Wotton + Kearney is delighted to announce the promotion of five new partners. They are part of 23 senior lawyer promotions effective 1 July 2021 – the largest group of senior lawyers ever promoted at one time in the firm’s history. These promotions reflect W+K’s continued focus on offering clients market-leading expertise by recognising emerging […]

Insurance leaders help to raise over $200k for mental health

Wotton + Kearney’s Chief Executive Partner David Kearney and three other leaders of the Australian insurance industry have gone to great heights to help raise an impressive $200k for the Black Dog Institute by participating in the inaugural CEO Skydive. David Kearney, James Baum (Aon), Damien Coates (DUAL) and Stefan Feldmann (HDI Global) were part […]

W+K FLEX awarded ‘Diversity Initiative of the Year’ Excellence Award

Wotton + Kearney has been awarded a “Diversity Initiative of the Year” Excellence Award as part of the Australasian Law Awards 2021. The award recognises the firm’s W+K FLEX initiative which offers flexibility for all staff, for any reason. W+K FLEX was created by rethinking the role of the office in a post-COVID world with […]

W+K named in inaugural “5-Star Insurance Law Firm” list

Australasian Lawyer and Insurance Business have rated Wotton + Kearney in their inaugural list of “5-Star Insurance Law Firms and Lawyers”. The firm was declared a 5-Star Excellence Awardee in the field of insurance law based on the feedback of insurance companies, professionals and lawyers about our work quality, specialist expertise and client service quality. […]

23 from W+K recognised in latest Best Lawyers list

Wotton + Kearney is pleased to have 23 senior lawyers featured in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers Australia and New Zealand. We received 35 listings in total across a range of insurance law and litigation categories. Recognition in Best Lawyers is based on peer review and feedback from leading lawyers on the professional abilities […]

Canadian law firm Alexander Holburn joins Legalign Global alliance of best-in-region insurance firms

Legalign Global announced today the addition of Alexander Holburn, one of Canada’s leading insurance law firms and a member of The ARC Group Canada, to its alliance of best-in-region insurance firms. The addition of Alexander Holburn (AHBL) in Canada means clients will now have access to legal advice across North America, particularly in the areas […]

Natasha Cannon’s star is on the rise in New Zealand

Congratulations to Natasha Cannon, Senior Associate in Wotton + Kearney’s Wellington office, who has been named in NZ Lawyer’s 2021 Rising Stars Report released today. The Rising Stars Report recognises excellence in young lawyers in New Zealand — those who are showing signs of becoming the industry’s future leaders. Natasha was also recently recognised by […]

W+K Community Footprint FY2020 Report

Last year, vulnerable members of our communities needed more help than ever before. Through our Pro Bono and Responsible Business program, Community Footprint, W+K was able to help people experiencing homelessness, refugees and people seeking asylum, people experiencing domestic violence, and the elderly. Our Community Footprint program is a core part of who we are, […]