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  • 2014 Winners and Finalists

    2014 Australian In-house Lawyer of the Year Awards

    Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2014 ACLA Australian In-house Lawyer of the Year Awards. To learn more about each winner click on their name to follow the link.

    Australian corporate lawyer of the year

    Winner: Debra Tegoni, Executive General Manager - Legal and Regulatory Services, Crown Melbourne Limited

    Finalists: Duncan Ramsay, Steadfast Group Limited; Fiona Thompson, Suncorp Group

    Australian government lawyer of the year

    Winner: Janean Richards, Chief Legal Counsel & Group Manager, Department of Social Services

    Finalists: Maryellen Hipworth, State Solicitors Office; Joanne Keen, Energex; Catherine Leslie, Australian Government Solicitor

    Australian young lawyer achiever of the year

    Winner: Grant Pritchard, Legal Counsel, Telstra

    Finalists: Freya Smith, Kyocera Document Solutions Pty Ltd; Claire Spencer, Stanwell Corporation

    Australian in-house legal team of the year (small)

    Winner: Bayer Australia

    Finalists: ARUP Pty Ltd; GM Holden

    Australian in-house legal team of the year (large)

    Winner: Suncorp

    Finalists: Defence Legal; Westfarmers


    Excellence in corporate social responsibility

    Winner: Australian Government Solicitor

    Finalist: Leanne Clark, Commonwealth Bank; ARUP Pty Ltd