We take great pride in our achievements, which we believe reflect the value we place on relationships with our clients and team members.

Our recent awards and independent market recognition include the following:

  • Recognised – Leading Agribusiness Law Firms – Queensland, 2022
  • Recognised – Leading Health & Aged Care Law Firms – Queensland, 2022
  • Recognised – Leading Corporate Law Firms – Queensland, 2022
  • Winner – HRD ‘5-Star’ Employer of Choice Award 2022
  • Winner – Best Law & Related Services Firm ($30m-50m revenue) – Client Choice Awards 2022
  • Finalist – Most Innovative Law & Related Services Firm – Client Choice Awards 2022
  • Finalist – Best CX (Client Experience) Firm: Law & Related Services – Client Choice Awards 2022
  • Excellence Award – Australasian Law Awards – Law Firm of the Year 2022
  • Accredited – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace
  • Recognised – Leading Employment Law Firms (Employer Representation) – Doyle’s Guide 2022
  • Recognised – Diversity Council of Australia – Inclusive Employer 2021-2022
  • Winner – Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards 2021
  • Recognised – Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice 2021
  • Finalist – Queensland Mental Health Achievement Awards 2021
  • Recognised – Leading Corporate Law Firms, Queensland – Doyle’s Guide 2021
  • Winner – HRD Employer of Choice Award 2019 – 2021
  • Finalist – Australasian Law Awards 2019 – 2021 – State/Regional Firm of the Year
  • Finalist – Beaton Client Choice Awards ‘Best Law & Related Services Firm ($30 – $50 million revenue)
  • Ranked – Litigation & Dispute Resolution team – Chambers & Partners Global 2020
  • Finalist – Australian Law Awards – Property Team of the Year 2020
  • Finalist – Australian Law Awards – Banking & Finance Team of the Year 2020
  • Finalist – Australian Law Awards – Commercial Team of the Year 2020
  • Finalist – Australian Law Awards – Employee of Choice 2020
  • Finalist – Diversity Law Firm of the Year – Women in Law Awards 2020
  • Ranked – Litigation & Dispute Resolution team – Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific 2020
  • Finalist – Best Law & Related Services Firm – Client Choice Awards 2020
  • Finalist – Australasian Law Awards 2020 (Law Firm Leader of the Year >200 lawyers)
  • Recognised – Diversity Council of Australia Inclusive Employer 2019-2020
  • Winner – Human Resource Director (HRD) Magazine 2019 – Bronze Employer of Choice Award
  • Top performer – Human Resource Director (HRD) Magazine 2019 – Diversity & Inclusion Award
  • Recognised – Top SMSF Document Provider 2019
  • Finalist – Australian Law Awards 2019 – Employer of Choice and Wellness Advocate of the Year
  • Winner – Australasian Law Awards 2018 (Employee Health and Wellbeing)
  • Finalist – Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2019 – Best Law Firm (revenue under $50 million)
  • Accreditation – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace 2019 – Australian Breastfeeding Association
  • Accreditation – WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018
  • Winner – Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2017 – Best Law Firm (revenue under $50 million) and Best Professional Services Firm (revenue under $50 million)

Recognition for legal excellence

Cooper Grace Ward’s individual team members have also been acknowledged for their areas of expertise across a broad range of industry awards and publications, including Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Legal 500, Best Lawyers Australia and Doyle’s Guide.

In 2018/2019, all Cooper Grace Ward partners and practice teams have been recognised in at least one of the national and international legal directories. These outcomes are based on extensive, independent research into the opinions of clients and other stakeholders in the legal industry.