This award recognises a banking and finance lawyer who has showcased commitment to securing transactions and ensuring outstanding financial outcomes for their organisation.
It includes in-house lawyers who work in all types of Australian-operated banking and finance organisations, from the big four and top-tiers to regional financial institutions and mutual banks.
It is open to all in-house lawyers who 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 lawyer must describe how he/she has ensured favourable outcomes for their 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: