Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2016 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: Sarah Thornton, General Counsel and Company Secretary, Brisbane Airport Corporation Pty Ltd
Finalists: Anna Lozynski, General Counsel, L'Oreal Australia & New Zealand Pty Ltd and Justin Moses, Head of Knowledge & Development; Compliance, Legal & Secretariat, Westpac Banking Corporation
Australian Government Lawyer of the Year
Winner: David J Mesman, General Counsel - FOI, Privacy & Knowledge Management, nbn Co Limited
Finalists: Cathy Reid, Deputy Chief Counsel Commercial, Australian Government Solicitor; and Richard Donaldson, General Counsel, Pilbara Ports Authority.
Australian Legal Team of the Year – Small
Finalists: Coca-Cola Amatil Pty Ltd; and Envato.
Australian Young Lawyer Achiever of the Year
Winner: Michael Pinczuk, Associate General Counsel - Innovation and Operations, ResMed
Finalists: Courtenay Zajicek, General Counsel & Company Secretary, Curves - Jenny Craig; and Anna-Athanasia Dervenis, Vice President Legal, Brookfield Property Partners.
Australian Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility 2016
Winner: Staples Australia & New Zealand
Finalists: Katrina Morgan, Legal and Compliance Manager, Mizuho Bank, Ltd; and Susan Wnukowska-Mtonga, Legal Counsel, South Pacific Office of General Counsel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.