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INDIVIDUALS

ACADEMIC OF THE YEAR

The development of the next generation of lawyers is fundamental to the growth of the legal profession – and academics have a major responsibility for cultivating this talent.

BARRISTER OF THE YEAR

As independent advocates and advisers, members of the bar influence the evolution of law in Australia.

DEALMAKER OF THE YEAR

Dealmakers are intrinsically linked to their firms’ fortunes.

GENERAL COUNSEL OF THE YEAR

General counsel occupy important management roles within companies and government departments, acting as both legal and commercial advisers to business leaders.

IN-HOUSE COMPANY SECRETARY OF THE YEAR

In-house company secretaries play a vital role within the corporate counsel community.

IN-HOUSE LAWYER OF THE YEAR

In-house lawyers are essential within their respective companies, influencing both legal and business decisions.

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

In today’s competitive legal market, innovation is essential in standing out from the crowd.

LAW STUDENT OF THE YEAR

In the toughest graduate job market in history, law students are performing beyond expectations to guarantee their entry into the legal profession.

LEGAL SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

The outstanding results produced by legal teams are only possible due to the efforts of support staff.

MANAGING PARTNER OF THE YEAR

The marks of an effective managing partner are a thriving business and an engaged workforce.

PARTNER OF THE YEAR

Successful partners are not only profitable, they also foster a positive work culture within their practice group.

REGIONAL/SUBURBAN LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Regional lawyers are integral to their communities, whether they are a sole practitioner or a partner in the country office of a major firm.

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

The first few years of legal practice are critical to the future success of a lawyer. Those who demonstrate potential can fast track their rise through the ranks.

SENIOR ASSOCIATE OF THE YEAR

Making partner is the holy grail for senior associates, but only strong performers are offered the coveted position.

SOLE PRACTITIONER OF THE YEAR

Lawyers working in Australia’s sole practices often have a profound impact on the lives of their clients.

SPECIAL COUNSEL OF THE YEAR

Special counsel are integral, providing valuable contribution to deals key to their firms.

GROUP

BANKING AND FINANCE TEAM OF THE YEAR

Teams that collaborate effectively not only meet the urgent needs of their clients, they are also more likely to be thought leaders in their fields of practice.

BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

Boutique firms are pioneering innovative practices that are challenging the structure and culture of traditional firms.

COMMERCIAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

Teams that collaborate effectively not only meet the urgent needs of their clients, they are also more likely to be thought leaders in their fields of practice.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION TEAM OF THE YEAR

Teams that collaborate effectively not only meet the urgent needs of their clients, they are also more likely to be thought leaders in their fields of practice.

EMPLOYER OF CHOICE

A focus on care, trust and transparency is at the heart of what many employees look for in their respective organisations.

ENERGY AND RESOURCES TEAM OF THE YEAR

Teams that collaborate effectively not only meet the urgent needs of their clients, they are also more likely to be thought leaders in their fields of practice.

GOVERNMENT TEAM OF THE YEAR

Teams that collaborate effectively not only meet the urgent needs of their clients, they are also more likely to be thought leaders in their fields of practice.

IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR

In-house teams are often the source of innovative ideas that deliver enormous value to their organisation.

INSURANCE TEAM OF THE YEAR

Teams that collaborate effectively not only meet the urgent needs of their clients, they are also more likely to be thought leaders in their fields of practice.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TEAM OF THE YEAR

Teams that collaborate effectively not only meet the urgent needs of their clients, they are also more likely to be thought leaders in their fields of practice.

LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

One of the highlights of the Australian Law Awards, this award recognises outstanding performance by a law firm in Australia.

NEWLAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

NewLaw firms are becoming a game changer in the legal profession, challenging the traditional law firm model in numerous ways.

PRO BONO PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

The legal profession has long supported the wider community through pro bono work, demonstrating a commitment to ensuring all members of society have access to legal representation.

PROPERTY TEAM OF THE YEAR

Teams that collaborate effectively not only meet the urgent needs of their clients, they are also more likely to be thought leaders in their fields of practice.

REGIONAL/SUBURBAN LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

Regional and suburban firms play a vital role for clients that are often overlooked by the big end of town.

TRANSACTION TEAM OF THE YEAR

Teams that collaborate effectively not only meet the urgent needs of their clients, they are also more likely to be thought leaders in their fields of practice.

WELLNESS INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Fostering wellness in the workplace is a clear objective for many lawyers, law firms and legal teams.

WORKPLACE RELATIONS AND EMPLOYMENT TEAM OF THE YEAR

Teams that collaborate effectively not only meet the urgent needs of their clients, they are also more likely to be thought leaders in their fields of practice.