This award recognises a banking and finance legal team that has showcased commitment to securing transactions and ensuring outstanding financial outcomes for its organisation.
It includes all employees who make up the legal team within an Australian-operated banking and finance organisation, from the big four and top-tiers to regional financial institutions and mutual banks.
It is open to all in-house legal teams that have been employed by a banking and finance organisation that has operated in Australia for at least two full financial years.
To be eligible for this award, the legal team must describe how it has ensured favourable outcomes for its banking and finance organisation in the 12 months from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017.
Nominees will be judged on their responses to the following: