Awards for JWS Competition Team

We are delighted to inform you that our competition team has recently won a number of global awards:

Client Choice Awards

Sar Katdare was recently awarded the Competition & Antitrust Client Choice Award for 2017. Client Choice recognises those law firm partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client service they provide. These awards survey senior corporate counsel only, with this year's winners chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 individual client assessments


The Global Competition Review has again named JWS as one of the top 100 top competition law practices in the world in the 17th edition of the GCR 100. The GCR 100 is a comprehensive, independent assessment of more than 300 of the world’s top competition and economics practices.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

The JWS Competition team has again been recognised as one of the leading competition teams in Australia by Chambers Asia Pacific. John Kench was designated as the only Eminent Practitioner while Aldo Nicotra is one of only five lawyers ranked in Band 1. Michele Laidlaw and Sar Katdare are also recognised as leading lawyers.

Asia Pacific Legal 500 2017

In the Asia Pacific Legal 500 directory, JWS is ranked in Band 2 in the Competition and Trade practices area. John Kench is listed as a 'Leading Lawyers' and Aldo Nicotra and Sar Katdare are recommended.