Judging Process

The Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards are open to any law firm or female professional contributing to the legal profession, including lawyers, students, academics and executives. The submission and judging process is as follows:

STAGE 1: Industry participants are invited to lodge a personal submission, or a submission on a colleague’s behalf, answering a number of key questions. An entrant can be nominated for multiple categories. 

Submissions open on Friday 22 July and require written responses as well as attachments.

STAGE 2: The submission period is three weeks. Submissions must be lodged online and completed by 5.30pm, Friday 12 August.

STAGE 3: Submissions are assessed and shortlisted, with finalists announced during the week commencing 5 September on www.lawyersweekly.com.au

STAGE 4: Submissions will be delivered to a panel of respected industry professionals and business leaders, who will assess each submission. Judges will score each submission.

STAGE 5: Winners will be announced by category, with the awards presented at a black-tie function held at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins on 27 October.  Tickets will go on sale once the finalists have been announced.

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