Australasian Lawyer is celebrating in-house counsel who have demonstrated strong leadership qualities by becoming increasingly efficient and innovative in meeting the needs of their organisations over the past twelve months.

Entry criteria:
  • Be working in the in-house legal function of a company in Australia
  • Minimum five years in-house experience
Entries close on Friday 17 December 2021.

The In-house counsel who stand out as the best will be featured in the In-House Leaders 2022 report, to be published on the Australasian Lawyer website in March 2022.

Please note, if successful, any or all information provided in this submission may be published. If providing any information of a particularly sensitive or confidential nature, please ensure these sections are clearly marked in your submission. For any questions or concerns, you may send an email to

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* Nominee details:

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* Please outline the nominee’s key achievements over the past 12 months (max 500 words).
These could include but are not limited to demonstrating leadership; improving business processes and efficiency; innovative ways of working with internal stakeholders and/or external counsel; playing a driving role in a merger or acquisition; rolling out legal technology etc.

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* Please provide contact details (if different to the above) in case we need further information regarding this nomination:

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* The information provided in this submission is accurate to the best of my knowledge. If the nominee is successfully selected, I accept that any or all information provided (excluding personal information and information clearly marked confidential) may be published in the Australasian Lawyer website and newsletter and will not be subject to an approval process.

Australasian Lawyer is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the Australasian legal profession. Australasian Lawyer award participants are invited to nominate individuals who are contributing to the success of their profession, regardless of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, or age.
 For any questions or concerns, you may send an email to