Judges

The development of the judging panel for the Partner of the Year Awards involves a collaborative approach.

To ensure professionalism and transparency, a judging panel made up of respected industry professionals will be chosen to examine the submissions.

For information on the judging process and submission guidelines,click here.

Alice Polglase

Head of Legal
Cotton On Group

Andrew Selim

General Counsel and Company Secretary
Home Consortium

Ann-Maree David

CEO & Executive Director, Queensland
College of Law

Ashe-lee Jegathesan

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary, and Group Executive (HR)
Vocus Group Limited

Benedict Coyne

Executive Counsel/President
Anderson Fredericks Turner Lawyers & Advocates/Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR)

Cameron Cross

General Counsel – Customer and Commercial
NBN Co Limited

Justice Caroline Kirton QC

Judge
Federal Circuit Court of Australia

Catherine James

Head of Legal, Corporate and Investments
Challenger Limited

Claire Bibby

Non Executive Director
Marist 180

Professor Dan Hunter

Dean
Swinburne Law School

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC

Senior Counsel
5 Wentworth Chambers

Professor George Williams AO

Dean, Anthony Mason Professor, Scientia Professor
UNSW Law

Greg Phelps

Barrister
William Forster Chambers

Iresha Herath

General Counsel
Western Health

John Lane-Mullins

Executive General Manager Legal & Projects
Olam Australia

Justin Forsell

Chief Legal Counsel and Head of Legal & Security Department
NBN Co Limited

Professor Michael Adams

Professor of Corporate Law & Governance
Western Sydney University

Professor Michael Quinlan

Dean, School of Law, Sydney
The University of Notre Dame Australia

Norman Donato

President/Partner
The Commercial Law Association of Australia/Bartier Perry Lawyers

Raechelle Binny

General Manager, Consumer & Business Banking Legal
National Australia Bank

Rebecca Edwards

General Counsel
PAYCE Consolidated Limited

Professor Rocque Reynolds

Dean of Law
Australian Catholic University

Professor Sandeep Gopalan

Pro Vice-Chancellor for Academic Innovation
Deakin University

Tamara Kayser

Group General Counsel
Incitec Pivot Limited