Are you a partner of a law firm? Submit your entry now to be recognised as one of the profession’s leading partners.

The prestigious Partner of the Year Awards returns in 2021, bringing you the pizzazz and glamour in an evening to remember after a year we will not forget. The annual event presents an invaluable opportunity to highlight the notable achievements of lawyers at the height of their career who demonstrate leadership, technical expertise, mentorship and business development skills – the only national awards program to do so.

The awards program bestows some of the industry’s most respected and sought-after accolades showcasing outstanding performance by partners, or partners equivalent, across individual practice areas within the Australian legal profession.

This year, the awards will be like no other, highlighting and shining a spotlight on our top partners who lead the way in the business of law during a time of unprecedented change. Winners will be announced at a five-star gala dinner in Sydney, and you’re invited to attend!



Securing a Partner of the Year Award will set yourself apart from your peers and strengthen your position in the industry by elevating your personal brand. Be recognised as one of Australia’s leading partners and gain the credibility to unlock new career opportunities.


Judged by a highly regarded panel, a Partner of the Year Award is peer-reviewed recognition of your capabilities and passion for driving the industry forward.


Enjoy yourself at the five-star industry celebration and network with leading men and women across your industry.


The award program won’t cost you anything to enter. We encourage you to enter as many categories as relevant to you or your business, for optimal opportunities.

How to enter

Follow these four easy steps to be a part of the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2021.

Create a login

Download the category criteria

Follow the criteria and submit an entry

Save and confirm your submission. See you at the awards ceremony!




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In addition to its digital platform and awards, including the 30 Under 30, the Australian Law Awards and the Women in Law Awards, the quarterly Lawyers Weekly digital magazine brings the best of in-depth reporting and feature writing to leaders in the profession.

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