Gadens is one of the top 10 independent Australian law firms, operating primarily from Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. The practice was originally established in 1847 and was the first multi-disciplinary practice in Australia.
The areas of expertise of this firm include finance and banking, tax and corporate advice, dispute resolution, technology and intellectual property, construction and property, environment and planning, insolvency and recovery, workplace, health and safety.
Its accolades are praiseworthy and numerous: In 2014, Gadens was named “Law Firm of the Year” by the Asia-Pacific Banking & Finance magazine while in 2016, it was named “Diversity Firm of the Year” at the Lawyers Weekly and was awarded “Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in Australia” at the International Global Law Experts Awards and Corporate INTL Legal Awards.
Gadens is a firm believer in giving back to the community and encourages its employees to participate in various community service programs including Artbank, Earth Hour and The Smith Family Toy and Book Appeal to name a few. In addition, it is a signatory to the Australian Pro Bono Centre’s Aspirational Target which encourages lawyers to try to engage in at least 35 hours of pro bono work every year. It also recognises the importance of environment conservation and actively engages in initiatives with the aim of incorporating energy efficient design principles and materials into its office environment, sourcing energy from renewable resources and making the switch to 100% recycled stock paper.
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