Doyle's Guide and Best Lawyers Awards

These awards are voted on by our competitors and colleagues in the legal profession as to who is the best lawyer in a category.

The Doyle's Guide listing of best firms and lawyers is compiled on the back of extensive telephone and face to face interviews with clients, peers and relevant industry bodies.

Meet the Award Winners

Congratulations to the following lawyers who received individual awards in their respective fields.

Alf Macolino

Alf Macolino

Rebecca Barr

Rebecca Barr

Peter Myhill

Peter Myhill

Kym Ryder

Kym Ryder

Samuel Black

Sam Black

Michael Spencer

Michael Spencer

Larry Opie

Larry Opie

Phillip Roberts

Phillip Roberts

James Frearson-Lea

James Frearson-Lea

O'Loughlins Lawyers

  • Leading Property & Real Estate Law Firm in SA, Doyle's Guide 2020
  • Leading Insolvency & Reconstruction Law Firm in SA, Doyle's Guide 2020
  • First Tier SA Health and Aged Care Firm, Doyle's Guide 2020

Partner of the Year Award 

  • Phillip Roberts: Lawyers Weekly Finalist - Mergers and Acquisitions (2016, 2017)

Insolvency and Reconstruction 

  • Kym Ryder
    • Doyle's Guide 2012, 2014, 2015, 2020
  • Sam Black
    • Doyle's Guide 2020

Corporate Law

  • Phillip Roberts
    • Leading Corporate Lawyer Doyle's Guide: 2012-2020
  • Larry Opie 
    • Best Lawyers 2017
    • Leading Corporate Lawyer Doyle's Guide: 2013, 2014, 2016

Commercial Law

  • Phillip Roberts
    • Leading Commercial Lawyers Doyle's Guide: 2018

Equity Capital Markets 

  • Larry Opie
    • Best Lawyers 2014 -2017
  • Phillip Roberts
    • Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers 2021

Health and Aged Care

  • Alf Macolino
    • Doyle's Guide 2020
    • Best Lawyers 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
    • Best Lawyers: Lawyer of the Year Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law 2016
  • Peter Myhill
    • Doyle's Guide 2020
    • Best Lawyers 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Rebecca Barr
    • Doyle's Guide 2020
    • Best Lawyers 2012 - 2017
    • Best Lawyers: Lawyer of the Year Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law 2013, 2020
  • Michael Spencer
    • Doyle's Guide 2020

Mergers and Acquisitions - Best Lawyers

  • Larry Opie (2017)

Real Estate and Property Law 

  • Alf Macolino 
    • Doyle's Guide 2016
    • Best Lawyers 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Rebecca Barr
    • Best Lawyers 2016, 2017
  • James Frearson-Lea
    • Best Lawyers 2015, 2016, 2017
    • Best Lawyers Planning a& Environmental Law 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
    • Best Lawyers Land Use and Zoning Law 2017

 Agribusiness Law

  • Phillip Roberts
    • Doyle's Guide 2016
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