find the latest legal job
Insurance Lawyer (3-5 PAE)
Category: Insurance and Superannuation Law | Location: Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs Brisbane QLD
· Dynamic organisation ·
View details
Legal Counsel
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: North Sydney NSW 2060
· 18 month fixed term contract · 3-5 years PQE with TMT exposure
View details
Solicitor - Insurance and Health
Category: Insurance and Superannuation Law | Location: Newcastle NSW 2300
· Dynamic organisation · Outstanding career opportunity
View details
Solicitors Barrister and Registered Migration Agents
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: North Sydney NSW 2060
· We are an established multi-disciplinary practice located in North Sydney. ·
View details
Commercial/Projects Lawyer (4+ PAE)
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs Sydney NSW
· Fantastic, supportive working environment · Wide variety of work, direct client contact
View details
Women in Law submissions open

Women in Law submissions open

Submissions open

Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for the annual Women in Law Awards.

Now in its sixth year, the yearly event seeks to recognise the females who are leading the pack across the legal profession.

From the leading dealmakers and influential thought leaders to the rising stars and mentors, industry-wide recognition is bestowed to the female legal professionals who demonstrate a passion for their chosen area of law.

This year’s Women in Law Awards will be held at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins on Friday, 20 October 2017.

Up for grabs this year are 21 blockbuster categories, including the hotly contested Women in Law Excellence Award.

A full list of categories are below.

To learn more about the event, click here.

To lodge a submission, click here. Submissions close Friday, 11 August. 

Women in Law Awards categories:

Academic of the Year

Barrister of the Year

Boutique Diversity Law Firm of the Year

Dealmaker of the Year

Diversity Law Firm of the Year

Executive of the Year

General Counsel of the Year

HR Professional of the Year

In-House Lawyer of the Year

Law Student of the Year

Marketing Communications Professional of the Year

Mentor of the Year

Not-for-profit Lawyer of the Year

Partner of the Year

Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

Senior Associate of the Year

Sole Practitioner of the Year

Special Counsel of the Year

Thought Leader of the Year

Young Gun of the Year

Women in Law Excellence Award

Like this story? Read more:

QLS condemns actions of disgraced lawyer as ‘stain on the profession’

NSW proposes big justice reforms to target risk of reoffending

The legal budget breakdown 2017

Promoted content
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Community Legal Centres NSW has welcomed the Australian Law Reform Commission
07:04
CLCs welcome Indigenous incarceration inquiry
Community Legal Centres NSW has welcomed the Australian Law Reform Commission’s inquiry into the r...
Commends
Jul 27 2017
Legal body commends funding for independent crime stats
The Queensland Law Society has applauded the state government’s commitment to fund a new independe...
Laptop
Jul 27 2017
Virtual marketplace to bolster lawyers’ skills
An industry-first online symposium and virtual marketplace has issued a call to action to legal prof...
APPOINTMENTS
Allens managing partner Richard Spurio, image courtesy Allens' website
Jun 21 2017
Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
Esteban Gomez
May 11 2017
National firm recruits ‘major asset’
A national law firm has announced it has appointed a new corporate partner who brings over 15 years'...
opinion
Nicole Rich
May 16 2017
Access to justice for young transgender Australians
Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must current...
Geoff Roberson
May 11 2017
The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law, writes Geoff Rober...
Help
May 10 2017
Advocate’s immunity – without fear or without favour but not both
On 29 March 2017, the High Court handed down its decision in David Kendirjian v Eugene Lepore & ...