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Any individual or group wishing to enter the Partner of the Year Awards 2020 is asked to complete a detailed submission answering key criteria items. To review all category details and to commence your submission, click here.

If you would like to nominate a partner, or partner equivalent, for a Partner of the Year Award, click here. Nominating is easy and will take less than a minute; nominations across multiple categories can be done in one form.

Submissions require a mixture of written responses, business metrics and qualitative questions, including attachments. For any questions, please contact us here.

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All submissions must be received through our secure awards platform by 5.30pm on Friday, 8 May 2020.

Our awards platform is safe, secure and compliant. It’s ISO/IEC 27001 certified, compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), PCI DSS and more.

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One winner will be announced per award category, with the awards presented at a gala black-tie dinner on Friday, 19 June 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Sydney. For full details on the event, click here.

For additional details on the methodology and your submissions, please contact our team here.

OUR JUDGES

Methodology and Judging
Ali Dibbenhall

Head of Legal, Pacific
LexisNexis

Methodology and Judging
Amreeta Abbott

Co-Founder
We:Accelerate

Methodology and Judging
Andrew Selim

General Counsel and Company Secretary
Home Consortium

Methodology and Judging
Ann-Maree David

Executive Director
The College of Law

Methodology and Judging
Belinda Speirs

Group General Counsel
Suncorp Group

Methodology and Judging
Cameron Cross

General Counsel - Customer & Commercial
NBN Co Limited

Methodology and Judging
Catherine Maxwell

General Manager, Policy and Advocacy
Governance Institute of Australia

Methodology and Judging
Claire Bibby

Senior Lawyer, Advocate, Mediator and Arbitrator
Claire E Bibby

Methodology and Judging
Damian Sturzaker

Partner
Marque Lawyers

Methodology and Judging
David Field

Chief Legal Counsel
Canon Australia

Methodology and Judging
Garry Taylor

General Counsel
Croesus Holdings Group

Methodology and Judging
Gary Ulman

Lawyer & Mediator
Ulman Legal

Methodology and Judging
John Boersig

CEO
Legal Aid ACT

Methodology and Judging
John Chisholm

Director
John Chisholm Consulting

Methodology and Judging
John Neruker

CEO
Mills Oakley

Methodology and Judging
Joseph Catanzariti

Vice President
Fair Work Commission

Methodology and Judging
Jürgen Bröhmer

Professor of Law
Murdoch University, School of Law

Methodology and Judging
Kara Miller

General Counsel
Sustainability Victoria

Methodology and Judging
Linda baxter

Director, Continuing Professional Development
Leo Cussen centre for law

Methodology and Judging
Philip Gleed

National Managing Partner
SLF Lawyers

Methodology and Judging
Rachel Launders

General Counsel & Company Secretary
Nine Entertainment Co.

Methodology and Judging
Rachel Scanlon

Asia Pacific Lead
D2 Legal Technology

Methodology and Judging
Rebecca Edwards

General Counsel
PAYCE Consolidated Pty Limited

Methodology and Judging
Simone Tierney

Director
Lodestar Legal Pty Ltd

Methodology and Judging
Steven Walker

Managing Director and Head of Law Dept. Consulting
Elevate Services

Methodology and Judging
Trisha Mok

Past President and Non-Executive Director
Governance Institute of Australia

Methodology and Judging
Troy Swan

General Counsel & Company Secretary
Winc | Staples + OfficeMax