The award program, an initiative of InvestorDaily sister title Lawyers Weekly, will recognise the individual and group achievements of in-house lawyers and legal teams across a plethora of industries in Australia.
Among a number of leading in-house counsel, financial services industry lawyers have been named as finalists in the Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year category, including Michelle Thomsen (Bank of Queensland), Aron Rattew (Challenger), Avi Gordon (Hall & Willcox Lawyers), Ailsa Bailey (NAB), Helen Mediati (Wells Fargo) and Delie Etherington (Westpac).
In the company awards program, the in-house counsel departments at IFM Investors, NAB and Suncorp have been named as finalists in the Banking and Finance Team of the Year category.
Jenny Taing, senior lawyer at ASIC, has also been named as a finalist in the Government Lawyer of the Year category, while AIA Australia’s Sheree Siow is a candidate for the Insurance Lawyer of the Year award.
Suncorp and AIA are both finalists for the Insurance Team of the Year awards.
To learn more about the Lawyers Weekly Corporate Counsel Awards visit https://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/corporate-counsel-awards
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