The excellence awardees across six categories were named as well
The Australasian Law Awards has announced the winners of the six in-house categories for 2021.
The Australasian Law Awards celebrate excellence across the legal profession in Australia and New Zealand.
Due to the volume of strong contenders this year, excellence awardees have been named in each category in addition to the overall winners.
Banking & Financial Services In-house Team of the Year
Winner: Macquarie Capital Legal Team
- HUB24 Legal Team
- Legal & Compliance Team, Active Super
- UBS AG, Australia Branch
Insurance In-house Team of the Year
Winner: AIA Australia
- Berkley Insurance Australia
- HBF Health
- IAG Legal
Young In-house Lawyer of the Year (30 or under)
Winner: Esther Lee, NSW Treasury
- Adam Papadakis, Boehringer Ingelheim
- Kate Cook, TAL Life
- Seyda Andrews, Accor
- Theo Kapodistrias, UpGuard
Australian In-house Lawyer of the Year
Winner: Annie Haggar, Accenture
- Kiri-Ana Libbesson, Settlement Services International
- Marnie Manning, Coroners Court of Victoria
- Michael Chin, eftpos Payments Australia
- Nathan Lanthois, Transdev Australasia
- Paul Gregory, WesTrac
Australian In-house Team of the Year
Winner: Sydney Airport Legal Team
- Australian Federal Police (AFP) Chief Counsel Portfolio, comprising AFP Legal and Criminal Assets Litigation teams
- DPDHL In House Legal Team
- James Hardie Industries plc
- NSW Treasury Office of General Counsel
- Regulatory Legal Services Branch in the Therapeutic Goods Administration (part of the Australian Government Department of Health)
NZ In-house Team of the Year
- AIA New Zealand
- Fonterra Cooperative Group
- Perpetual Guardian Legal Team
- UBS New Zealand
Congratulations to all the winners and excellence award recipients.
The awards team at Australasian Lawyer will be working with the winners on new ways to celebrate and share their successes with their clients, colleagues and communities.
The industry and firm award winners and excellence awardees will be announced on 17 June 2021 at 9am (AEST).
The winners list will also be posted here.