2023 Australian Young Lawyer Awards Nominations


The Law Council have opened nominations for the 2023 Australian Young Lawyer Awards.

The Awards are conducted annually by the Law Council’s Young Lawyers’ Committee, and recognise excellence in young—or early-career—lawyers and organisations. Nominations will close on Friday, 25 August 2023 at 5.00pm AEST, with the winners expected to be announced in November 2023.

To be eligible for the Australian Young Lawyer of the Year Award, a nominee must be a young lawyer (under 36 years) or an early-career lawyer (admitted for a period of five years or less) who has made a continuous and outstanding contribution to the profession and the community.

To be eligible for the Australian Young Lawyer Organisation Award, a young or early-career lawyer organisation must have substantially implemented a program relating to professional or community issues during the 2022–23 financial year.

The Law Council has published Guidelines and a Nomination Form on its website, where you will also find information about the winners of the 2022 Awards.

For more information about the Awards, please contact Natalie Cooper, Policy Lawyer, at natalie.cooper@lawcouncil.au or on (02) 6246 3724.

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