NOMINATIONS FOR 2020 AWARDS ARE NOW CLOSED
The following information will guide you on how to nominate in the 2020 Australian Corporate Lawyers Awards, and the stages your nomination will proceed through.
Who can nominate?
Anyone can be nominated in a category of which they are eligible. You do not have to be an ACC member to be nominated. You can self-nominate or nominate another party. This means all persons with legal qualifications who are employed by corporate, government or semi-government bodies, including statutory corporations in Australia.
Award judges and their companies are not eligible. Members of the ACC Australia Board of Directors and Division Executive Committees are not eligible for individual awards, but they may be members of an award-winning team.
How to nominate
Please use the online nomination form to make your nomination.
You will be asked to provide a brief bio and photo in your nomination. The photo is not an essential requirement. It will be used, if required, for marketing purposes should your nomination be shortlisted.
Other than contact details for the nominator and nominee, you will be asked to submit a nomination statement.
- Your nomination should be no longer than 500 words.
- It should address the criteria as set out in the description of the award category.
Who judges the nominations?
Each category has its own dedicated judging panel. Panels will be made of a minimum of four judges. Judging panels will be approved by the ACC Australia Each category has its own dedicated judging panel. Panels are made of a minimum of four judges. Judging panels have been reviewed and approved by the ACC Australia Awards Committee and Board of Directors. Where possible, judging panels consist of:
- At least one ACC Australia board member
- At least one previous Awards winner in that (or a similar) category
- A relevant party external to ACC Australia with relevant expertise (for example, a barrister, legal technology leader, educator, subject matter expert)
Judges will excuse themselves in the case of any nominations presenting a perceived conflict of interest, and a new judge will be appointed.
Click here to view the full list of judges.