Dear Members and Friends,
The 2017 NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards & Program was officially launched at our Launch Cocktail Event on 16 February 2017, with guest speaker, Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission. I had the pleasure of announcing the 2017 sub-committees, projects, program and theme of ‘Tomorrow’s Leaders”, and introducing our guest speaker, and my personal hero, Prof Gillian Triggs, who provided an inspiring, entertaining and insightful address. Please click here to view the photo gallery from the event, and click here to view and listen to the video.
Nominations for the 2017 NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards are officially open! We invite you to nominate your exceptional colleagues. Click here to nominate online or download the Nomination Form.
This year nominations will be sought for the following categories:
Change Champion of the Year
Outstanding Law Firm of the Year
Woman Lawyer of the Year, sponsored by Thomson Reuters
Barrister of the Year
Private Practice Lawyer of the Year
Corporate Counsel of the Year, sponsored by Thomson Reuters
Community Lawyer or Academic of the Year, sponsored by Department of Justice
Mentor of the Year
Rising Star of the Year, sponsored by UNSW Law – Continuing Legal Education
For full details of the categories and criteria for the 2017 NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards, please click here for the Nomination Form. We also invite you to consider sponsorship of the Awards at this prestigious event. Please click here for the Awards Sponsorship Proposal.
The Honourable Chief Justice Susan Kiefel AC of the High Court of Australia, will be the guest speaker at our Awards Gala Presentation Dinner on 11 August 2017 at the Grand Ballroom, Doltone House Hyde Park, Sydney. A Life Achievement award will also be presented and Life Membership honours announced. Please click here to download the event flyer and registration form, or click here to book online.
We look forward to receiving your nominations by 31st May 2017, and your support for our biennial NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards. We also encourage you to book early for the Awards Presentation Dinner as tickets are limited, and registration is now open.