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).
- 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
Contact Member Services on (08) 9324 8692 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Entries close at 5pm on Friday, 26 August 2022.
Lawyer of the Year Awards Nomination
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