Venue
The Star Event Centre
The Star Event Centre, 80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont NSW 2009, Australia

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Organizer Key Media
Submission deadline 4 Feb 2022 5:00pm AEDT (in about 2 months)
In your time zone: Feb 4 1am EST
Date Awarded 19 May 2022 5:00pm AEST (in 5 months)
In your time zone: May 19 3am EDT
Region APAC
Details

Australasian Lawyer’s annual Australasian Law Awards proudly returns in 2022 as a prestigious awards gala to celebrate the best and brightest in the legal profession.

Law firms, in-house legal teams, lawyers, individuals and dealmakers from across the region are encouraged to nominate across 30-plus categories and be recognised for their achievements and outstanding work. This is the perfect opportunity to honour your firm or team after an extraordinary year, raise your company's profile and showcase your achievements on a national stage.

Categories

Deal Awards
• Debt Market Deal of the Year
• Equity Market Deal of the Year
• Infrastructure & Projects Deal of the Year
• Insolvency & Restructuring Deal of the Year
• Mid-Market Deal of the Year
• M&A Deal of the Year
• Australian Deal of the Year

In-house Awards
• Banking & Financial Services In-house Team of the Year
• Insurance In-house Team of the Year
• Young In-house Lawyer of the Year (30 or under)
• Australian In-house Lawyer of the Year
• Australian In-house Team of the Year
• NZ In-house Team of the Year

Industry Awards
• Resolution Institute Arbitrator of the Year
• Resolution Institute Australian Mediator of the Year
• Legal Service Provider of the Year

Firm Awards
• NZ Deal Firm of the Year
• Australian Dealmaker of the Year
• NZ Dealmaker of the Year
• Corporate Citizen Firm of the Year
• Excellence in Employee Health & Wellbeing
• Excellence in Technology & Innovation
• Employment Law Specialist Firm of the Year
• Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year
• Boutique Firm of the Year
• Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year (30 or under)
• Law Firm Leader of the Year (≤ 200 employees)
• Law Firm Leader of the Year (> 200 employees)
• State / Regional Firm of the Year
• Law Firm of the Year (1-100 lawyers)
• Law Firm of the Year (101-500 lawyers)
• Law Firm of the Year (>500 lawyers)
• Diversity Initiative of the Year

Past winners

2021 Winners

Deal Awards

Debt Market Deal Of The Year
• National Broadband Network medium-term notes issuance

Equity Market Deal Of The Year
• IOOF combined COVID super-sized placement and accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer

Infrastructure & Projects Deal Of The Year
• Moranbah North-Grosvenor mining complex transaction

Insolvency & Restructuring Deal Of The Year
• Bain Capital acquisition of Virgin Australia

Mid-market Deal Of The Year
• BGH Capital acquisition of Healius Primary Care

M&A Deal Of The Year
• Vodafone Hutchison Australia acquisition of TPG Corporation

In-house Awards

Banking & Financial Services In-house Team Of The Year
• Macquarie Capital Legal Team

Insurance In-house Team Of The Year
• AIA Australia

Young In-house Lawyer Of The Year (30 Or Under)
• Esther Lee, NSW Treasury

Australian In-house Lawyer Of The Year
• Annie Haggar, Accenture

Australian In-house Team Of The Year
• Sydney Airport Legal Team

NZ In-house Team Of The Year
• Airways

Industry Awards

Resolution Institute Australian Mediator Of The Year
• Dr. Anne Purcell, Resolution Partners

Legal Service Provider Of The Year
• Thomson Reuters Australia

Firm Awards

NZ Deal Firm Of The Year
• Bell Gully Corporate
• Chapman Tripp

Australian Dealmaker Of The Year
• Tony Damian, Herbert Smith Freehills

NZ Dealmaker Of The Year
• Silvana Schenone, MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Corporate Citizen Firm Of The Year
• Clayton Utz

Excellence In Employee Health & Wellbeing
• Allens
• Legalite

Excellence In Technology & Innovation
• Gilbert + Tobin

Employment Law Specialist Firm Of The Year
• Harmers Workplace Lawyers

Insurance Specialist Firm Of The Year
• TurksLegal

Boutique Firm Of The Year
• Aptum Legal
• The Fold Legal
• Wright Legal - Banking and Finance Lawyers

Young Private Practice Lawyer Of The Year (30 Or Under)
• Kerrie Duong, Baker McKenzie

Law Firm Leader Of The Year (<200 Employees)
• Sam Frey, KCL Law

Law Firm Leader Of The Year (>200 Employees)
• Andrew Pike, Herbert Smith Freehills
• Genevieve Collins, Lander & Rogers

State/Regional Firm Of The Tear
• Keypoint Law

Law Firm Of The Year (1-100 Lawyers)
• LegalVision

Law Firm Of The Year (101-500 Lawyers)
• Gilbert + Tobin

Law Firm Of The Year (>500 Lawyers)
• Herbert Smith Freehills

Diversity Initiative Of The Year
• Ashurst