27 OCTOBER 2016, SOFITEL MELBOURNE ON COLLINS

Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

The legal profession has long-supported the wider community through pro bono work, demonstrating a commitment to ensuring all members of society have access to legal representation. This award recognises individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the community over FY2016 via at least one significant pro bono initiative. It is open to all in-house and private practice female lawyers.

 Assessment Criteria

Nominees will be judged on their responses to the following:

  • Detail the strategy behind a particular pro bono program that you were involved in during the past 12 months.
  • What has been the community and social impact of the program? Include the number of pro bono hours contributed and any other measurable outcomes.
  • How do you help promote a strong pro bono culture within your firm/ company?
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