Technology, Media and Telecommunications Lawyer of the Year

This award recognises the technology, media and telecommunications lawyer who has most effectively capitalised on evolving market opportunities and driven demonstrable growth within their organisation.

It includes in-house lawyers who work in all types of technology, media and telecommunications organisations.

It is open to current in-house TMT lawyers who are employed by an organisation that specialises in technology, the media and/or telecommunications, and has been trading for at least two full financial years.

To be eligible for this award, the TMT lawyer must demonstrate completed activities in the 12 months from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018. Their organisation must be registered in Australia as a sole trader, a partnership or an incorporated or listed business.

Assessment Criteria:

Nominees will be judged on their responses to the following:

  • Detail outstanding work over 2018 that sets you apart from other lawyers in the TMT industry.
  • How has this supported the organisation by which you are employed, with reference to financial or other relevant data?
  • What have been the biggest challenges you’ve faced as a TMT lawyer and how have you overcome these for the benefit of yourself and your organisation?
  • Provide examples of your quick-thinking or innovative strategies that you believe have been an asset to your organisation.
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