Our 2022
2018 Winners and Finalists

ACADEMIA, TRAINING AND EDUCATION LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Brett Saunders, The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)
Shane Matthews, Kaplan

Theo Kapodistrias, University of Tasmania

Trisha Mok, Scentia

AGRIBUSINESS LAWYER OF THE YEAR

David Thomas, Costa Group

John Lane-Mullins, Olam Australia

Samantha Bryce, Laguna Bay Pastoral Company

BANKING AND FINANCE LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Catherine James, Challenger Limited

Joanna Moore, RACQ
Kristen Jung, Macquarie Group
Samantha Jones, Anne Street Partners
Suanne Russell, Westpac Banking Corporation

CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Andrew Selim, Home Consortium
Cheryl Nomarhas, nbn co limited
Christine Loukopoulos, Australia Post

Claire Hashman, Dexus

Desi Kuzmanovic, Brookfield Property Partners
Glenda Lam, Conquest Group of Companies
Jacob Leslie, CPB Contractors
Jane McMeekin, Icon Co
Rebecca Edwards, PAYCE
Tamisha Young, John Holland Group

FMCG LAWYER OF THE YEAR

David Dwyer, Unilever Australia and New Zealand

Karen Perret, Mondelez Australia
Simone Tierney, Lodestar Legal
Tim Wong, Luxottica Retail Australia

GOVERNMENT LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Leah Ritchie, Indigenous Land Corporation

Mark Cunliffe, Commonwealth Department of Defence

HEALTHCARE, PHARMACEUTICALS AND BIOTECH LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Navaneetha Dilipumakanth, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Australia

Simone Tierney, Lodestar Legal

INDUSTRIAL, MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Alexis Talcott-Curry, CCL Secure

Alice Polglase, Cotton On Group

Victor Li, FCA Australia

INFRASTRUCTURE, UTILITIES AND ENERGY LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Robert St Clair, Downer Group

Johnny Short, Transurban

Sarah Southall, ISS Facility Services
Serge Radojevic, Idemitsu Australia Resources Pty Ltd

INSURANCE LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Duncan Ramsay, Steadfast Group Limited

Elissa Baxter, Lawcover Insurance

Leigh Davidson, Insurance Australia Group
Michael Tropea, AIA Vitality
Sylvia Hands, Medibank Private Limited

SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Courtenay Zajicek, Curves & Jenny Craig
Joshua Barwick, Telstra
Nik Searby, Jumbo Interactive Limited
Paula Robinson, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation
Rohin Sharma, FOX SPORTS Australia
Stuart Corbishley, Invictus Games Sydney 2018

Sunil Puranikmath, Telstra

Tracey Scott, Football Federation Australia

TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Amanda Ong, Nova Entertainment
Barron Koo, Westpac Banking Corporation

Dominic Ward, BHP

Kirk Simmons, Canva
Mariah Freda Younan, InfoTrack
Nik Searby, Jumbo Interactive Limited
Shoshana Shields, eBay Australia and New Zealand
Sunil Puranikmath, Telstra
Trent Czinner, Vodafone Hutchison Australia

TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Alison Cusack, ANL Container Line

Kimberly Statham, Woolworths Limited

Michael O'Brien, TNT Australia

TRAVEL, TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Anna Shilova, Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia

Chris Todd, Ardent Leisure Group

Nim Sathianathan, RACQ
Ria Manguray, Tourism Australia

CORPORATE COUNSEL EXCELLENCE AWARD

Catherine James, Challenger Limited

AGRIBUSINESS TEAM OF THE YEAR

GrainCorp

Olam Australia
Robert Bosch (Australia)

BANKING AND FINANCE TEAM OF THE YEAR

American Express Australia

Challenger Limited
National Australia Bank Limited
Toyota Finance Australia Limited

CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE TEAM OF THE YEAR

Conquest Group of Companies
Mirvac

Vicinity Centres

FMCG TEAM OF THE YEAR

Luxottica Retail Australia

Mondelez Australia

Swisse Wellness
Unilever Australia and New Zealand

GOVERNMENT TEAM OF THE YEAR

Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Defence Legal Commonwealth Department of Defence

Indigenous Business Australia
NSW Department of Planning and Environment
Office of the General Counsel, Department of Justice

HEALTHCARE, PHARMACEUTICALS AND BIOTECH TEAM OF THE YEAR

GSK Consumer Healthcare

Swisse Wellness

INDUSTRIAL, MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING TEAM OF THE YEAR

Orora Limited

Cotton On Group

INFRASTRUCTURE, UTILITIES AND ENERGY TEAM OF THE YEAR

ABB Australia
Origin Energy
Transurban

Yancoal Australia

INSURANCE TEAM OF THE YEAR

AIA Australia Limited

Steadfast Group Limited
Suncorp Group
QBE Australia and New Zealand

SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT TEAM OF THE YEAR

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation

Football Federation Australia

FOX SPORTS Australia
Telstra - Media and Marketing Legal Team

TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS TEAM OF THE YEAR

Adobe Systems

Amaysim

BHP
eBay Australia and New Zealand
Optus
PayPal Australia
REA Group
Telstra - Media and Marketing Legal
Vodafone Hutchison Australia

TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS TEAM OF THE YEAR

Cobham Aviation Services

TNT Australia