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Organizer Lawyers Weekly
Submission deadline 28 May 2021 5:00pm UTC (about 1 year ago)
In your time zone: May 28 1pm EDT
Date Awarded 28 Oct 2021 5:00pm UTC (8 months ago)
In your time zone: Oct 28 1pm EDT
Region APAC
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Are you a partner of a law firm? Submit your entry now to be recognised as one of the profession’s leading partners.
The prestigious Partner of the Year Awards returns in 2021, bringing you the pizzazz and glamour in an evening to remember after a year we will not forget. The annual event presents an invaluable opportunity to highlight the notable achievements of lawyers at the height of their career who demonstrate leadership, technical expertise, mentorship and business development skills – the only national awards program to do so.

The awards program bestows some of the industry’s most respected and sought-after accolades showcasing outstanding performance by partners, or partners equivalent, across individual practice areas within the Australian legal profession.

Awards Categories
Individual Awards
• Banking And Finance Partner Of The Year
• Capital Markets Partner Of The Year
• Commercial Partner Of The Year
• Competition, Trade And Regulation Partner Of The Year
• Construction And Infrastructure Partner Of The Year
• Corporate Partner Of The Year
• Criminal Partner Of The Year
• Dispute Resolution Partner Of The Year
• Family Law Partner Of The Year
• Financial Services Partner Of The Year
• Government Partner Of The Year
• Health Partner Of The Year
• Innovator Of The Year
• Insolvency Partner Of The Year
• Insurance Partner Of The Year
• Intellectual Property Partner Of The Year
• Litigation Partner Of The Year
• Media And Telecommunications Partner Of The Year
• Mentor Of The Year
• Mergers And Acquisitions Partner Of The Year
• Migration Partner Of The Year
• Native Title Partner Of The Year
• New Partner Of The Year – 3 Years Or Less
• Planning And Environment Partner Of The Year
• Pro Bono Partner Of The Year
• Projects, Energy And Resources Partner Of The Year
• Real Estate Partner Of The Year
• Taxation Partner Of The Year
• Technology Partner Of The Year
• Wellness Advocate Of The Year
• Workplace Health And Safety Relations Partner Of The Year
• Workplace Relations/employment Partner Of The Year

Past winners

2020 Winners

Individual Awards

Banking And Finance Partner Of The Year
• Hai-Dang Nguyen, Squire Patton Boggs

Capital Markets Partner Of The Year
• Adam D'Andreti, Gilbert + Tobin

Commercial Partner Of The Year
• Tony Damian, Herbert Smith Freehills

Competition, Trade And Regulation Partner Of The Year
• Mark McCowan, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Construction And Infrastructure Partner Of The Year
• Patrick Mead, Carter Newell Lawyers

Corporate Partner Of The Year
• Karen Evans-Cullen, PwC Legal

Criminal Partner Of The Year
• Karen Espiner, Younes + Espiner Lawyers

Dispute Resolution Partner Of The Year
• Amanda Engels, King & Wood Mallesons

Family Law Partner Of The Year
• Malcolm Gittoes-Caesar, Coleman Greig Lawyers

Financial Services Partner Of The Year
• Michael Vrisakis, Herbert Smith Freehills

Government Partner Of The Year
• Dr Ashley Tsacalos, Clayton Utz

Health Partner Of The Year
• Alison Choy Flannigan, Hall & Wilcox

Innovator Of The Year
• Nicholas Humphrey, Hamilton Locke

Insolvency Partner Of The Year
• Joseph Scarcella, Johnson Winter & Slattery

Insurance Partner Of The Year
• John Moran, Clyde & Co

Intellectual Property Partner Of The Year
• David Hughes, Griffith Hack

Litigation Partner Of The Year
• Jason Betts, Herbert Smith Freehills

Media And Telecommunications Partner Of The Year
• James North, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Mergers And Acquisitions Partner Of The Year
• Neil Pathak, Gilbert + Tobin

Migration Partner Of The Year
• Jessica Williamson, WLW Migration Lawyers

Native Title, Planning And Environment Partner Of The Year
• Claire Smith, Clayton Utz

New Partner Of The Year - 3 Years Or Less
• Samy Mansour, Clayton Utz

Pro Bono Partner Of The Year
• Peter Seidel, Arnold Bloch Leibler

Projects, Energy And Resources Partner Of The Year
• Michael Harrison, Ashurst

Real Estate Partner Of The Year
• Samuel Brown, K&L Gates

Taxation Partner Of The Year
• Adrian Varrasso, MinterEllison

Technology Partner Of The Year
• Martyn Taylor, Norton Rose Fulbright

Wellness Advocate Of The Year
• Malcolm Gittoes-Caesar, Coleman Greig Lawyers

Workplace Health And Safety Relations Partner Of The Year
• Joel Zyngier, Gilchrist Connell

Workplace Relations/employment Partner Of The Year
• Michael Harmer, Harmers Workplace Lawyers

Partner Of The Year Excellence Award
• Jason Betts, Herbert Smith Freehills