Summary: An individual or team who introduced and championed significant innovation through their role as an in-house counsel or in-house legal team: whether in the areas of thought leadership, legal operations, technology, substantive law, or ways of working that resulted in Legal Innovation.
Eligibility: Any team or individual who is responsible primarily for the in-house legal operational function or has driven change through their role/team in their organisation.
- Demonstrated excellence in idea generation and concept creation of innovative initiative(s) involving thought-leadership, legal operations, technology, substantive law or ways of working.
- Demonstrated excellence in implementing and embedding innovative initiative(s) involving thought-leadership, legal operations, technology, substantive law or ways of working.
- Demonstrated excellence in showing leadership and influence in driving progress in innovative endeavours within the organisation and with external stakeholders.
- Evidence of a significant positive impact of innovative initiatives on the success in meeting strategic and operational objectives, championing the legal innovation and transforming the culture of the team and broader organisation.
|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|