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Family Law Partner of the Year


This award recognises a partner (or partner equivalent) who has navigated their client through complex relationships and emotionally charged situations. It includes family law partners who have advised clients on family law matters, including, but not limited to, divorce, surrogacy, adoption, domestic violence and missing children. It is open to any partner (or partner equivalent) within a private practice firm who works primarily in family law. To be eligible for this award, the partner must actively demonstrate how he/she has successfully advised clients on tricky legal circumstances in the 12 months from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016.

Assessment Criteria

Nominees will be judged on their responses to the following:
  • Detail outstanding work over 2016 that demonstrates excellence in your specific area of practice
  • What were the main challenges you encountered in completing this work? How did you successfully overcome these?
  • Outline your contribution to the growth or financial performance of your practice area and/or the firm as a whole, with reference to financial or other relevant data.
  • How has your leadership shaped the culture and strategy of your practice group?
Family Law Partner of the Year
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