Law Society of Western Australia Gala Dinner 2022

Nominations are open for the 2022 Lawyer of the Year Awards which will be presented at The Law Society Gala Dinner on Friday, 30 September 2022. 

The Law Society of Western Australia invites members of the Western Australian legal profession to submit entries to the 2022 Law Society Lawyer of the Year Awards.

Law Society members are invited to nominate a worthy recipient in the categories of Lawyer of the Year (more than five years’ experience) and Emerging Lawyer of the Year (less than five years’ experience).

 

Criteria

  • The nominee has made a contribution over and above what might be reasonably expected through paid legal employment
  • The nominee has made a particularly noteworthy contribution to the Western Australian legal profession
  • The person is an outstanding example to the legal profession
  • The nominee does not need to be a Law Society member but they must give their consent and have been practising in Western Australia.

 

Announcing a New Event to Present the Lawyer of the Year Awards 2022

The Law Society is excited to announce a spectacular Gala Dinner on Friday, 30 September at the Crown Towers to present the annual Law Society Lawyer of the Year Awards. The event will also feature the announcement of the Attorney General’s Community Service Awards to create a wonderful evening of public recognition and legal profession celebration.

Further event information – Gala Dinner 2022 – Annual Awards Celebration for the Legal Profession

 

Further information

Contact Member Services on (08) 9324 8692 or email membership@lawsocietywa.asn.au

Entries close at 5pm on Friday, 26 August 2022.

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        Previous Award Recipients

        Practitioner with more than five years’ experience

        2021 – Peter Le

        2020 – Lucy Dickens
        2019 – Dr Carolyn Tan
        2018 – Haley Allan
        2017 – Simon Creek and Nicholas van Hattem
        2016 – Claire Rossi and Glen McLeod
        2015 – John Fiocco
        2014 – Melanie Cave
        2013 – Thomas Percy QC
        2012 – Denis McLeod and Clare Thompson
        2011 – Shayla Strapps and Amanda Goodier
        2009 – Steven Penglis
        2008 – Dr Johannes Schoombee

        Practitioner with less than five years’ experience

        2021 – Kendra Turner

        2020 – Heidi Gan and Hamish Glenister
        2019 – Kelsi Forrest
        2018 – Tegan Harrington
        2017 – Krista McMeeken
        2016 – Michael Geelhoed
        2015 – Callum Hair
        2014 – Jessica Bowman and Stephanie Puris
        2013 – Gary Mack
        2012 – Tammy Solonec
        2011 – Breony Allen
        2009 – Toni Emmanuel
        2008 – Anna Rakoczy