Hynes Legal listed as leading law firm in Doyles Guides Leading Health and Aged Care Firms - Queensland 2017
29 Jun 2017
Hynes Legal’s aged care and retirement living team continue to solidify its position as one of the leading practices, both nationally and in Queensland after featuring in Doyles Guide’s; Leading Health and Aged Care Law Firm List. The firm was ranked in the first tier, alongside top-tier firms; McCullough Robertson and Minter Ellison. The guide is regarded as a leading resource in identifying the leading law firms and practitioners across a range of industries and practice areas. The guide “is compiled on the back of initial online peer-based surveys as well as extensive telephone and face to face interviews with clients, peers and relevant industry bodies”. Doyles Guide states that the classification of a firm into a respective tier is based upon numbers but is usually impacted by “glowing reports from key clients and individuals.’ 
Further reinforcing the firm’s status in the industry, two members of the Hynes Legal team, Practice Group Leaders, Julie McStay and Leo Hopsick also featured in the Doyles Guides, Leading Health and Aged Care Lawyers – Queensland 2017 List.
As a testament to the regard that she is held in the industry, by her peers, Julie McStay was recognised as one of three preeminent practitioners in Queensland. As an active participant in the industry, Julie works closely with key clients, peers and industry stakeholders on a day to day basis and featuring as a preeminent lawyer in Doyles Guide accurately reflects her position in the industry.
Leo Hopsick was recognised as a leading lawyer in the space with his expertise, knowledge and practical experience across the corporate and commercial side of health and aged care being well regarded by clients and peers alike.
Hynes Legal's specialist focus on the aged care and retirement living industries has resulted in a number of accolades being awarded including featuring in Best Lawyers, with Julie recognised as a leading lawyer in “Retirement Living and Senior Living Law” and “Health and Aged Care Law”. The firm was also recognised as one of Australia’s Most Innovative Firms by leading industry publication, Australasian Lawyer.
 Doyles Guide - http://doylesguide.com/about-us-methodology/ accessed 29 June 2017