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And the winners are...

Published 15 March 2012 06:50, Updated 22 March 2012 05:19

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 BRW/Beaton Client Choice Awards. These awards are based on the largest survey of professional services clients in the world and even to be a finalist is an indication of the high level of client service at the firm.

This year Beaton Research & Consulting has had more than 27,500 reponses from clients across the sectors who were asked to rate the performance of firms they had worked with on a broad range of attributes and the top performers come out as finalists and winners.

Overall Winners

Category Winner
Best professional services firm, revenue less than $50 million Vincents Chartered Accountants
Best professional services firm, revenue between $50 million and $200 million Golder Associates
Best professional services firm, revenue over $200 million PwC

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Professional Awards

Category Winner
Best accountancy firm, revenue less than $50 million Vincents Chartered Accountants
Best accountancy firm, revenue between $50 million and $500 million Pitcher Partners
Best accountancy firm, revenue over $500 million PwC
Best consulting engineering firm, revenue less than $50 million GTA Consultants
Best consulting engineering firm, revenue between $50 million and $200 million Golder Associates
Best consulting engineering firm, revenue over $200 million Arup
Best law firm, revenue less than $50 million Swaab Attorneys
Best law firm, revenue between $50 million and $200 million Lander & Rogers
Best law firm, revenue over $200 million King & Wood Mallesons
Best management consulting firm Nous Group

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Sector Awards

Category Winner
Best firm rated by the finance and insurance sector Lander & Rogers
Best firm rated by the IT and telecommunications sector PwC
Best firm rated by the manufacturing, wholesaling and retail sector Freehills
Best firm rated by the mining industry PwC
Best firm rated by the power, utilities and infrastructure sector PwC
Best firm rated by the primary industry sector Aurecon
Best firm rated by the professional services sector Vincents Chartered Accountants
Best firm rated by the property and construction sector Golder Associates

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State Awards

Category Winner
Best ACT Firm PwC
Best NSW firm Swaab Attorneys
Best Queensland firm Minter Ellison
Best South Australian firm PwC
Best Victorian firm Lawler Chartered Accountants
Best Western Australian firm KPMG

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Specialists Awards

Category Winner
Best tax provider Vincents Chartered Accountants
Best firm as rated by the c-suite Lawler Chartered Accountants
Best firm rated by the ASX top 100 PPB Advisory

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Attribute Awards

Category Winner
Best value Golder Associates
Exceptional client service GTA Consultants
Market leader KPMG
Most friendly firm Nous Group
Most innovative firm Nous Group
Outstanding client care Nous Group

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