Summary: Awarded to the government lawyer who has shown highest excellence beyond the expectations in the provision of legal services, leadership, overall contribution, and knowledge of their government department.
Eligibility: In-house lawyers working within a federal, state or local government, statutory body, regulatory or policy environment.
- Demonstrated excellence in the provision of legal services and the management of legal resources - preferably supported by senior management in the public sector.
- Provision of outstanding leadership or direction in area/s of law or law-related management practised by in-house lawyers.
- Significant positive contribution to the development, enhancement, or success of their employer (for example, pro bono work or innovative practice measures).
- Demonstrated ability to develop knowledge of legal matters or law not previously practiced - or acknowledged thought leadership of a particular area of the law.
|Nominations Open||Tuesday 20 July 2021|
|Nominations Close||Friday 3 September 2021|
|Finalists Announced||Monday 20 September 2021|
|Finalist Submissions Due||Thursday 7 October 2021|
|Awards Ceremony||Monday 8 November 2021|