ALPMA Legal Industry Thought Leadership Awards

The ALPMA Thought Leadership Awards shine a light on innovative projects and new initiatives being conducted by firms across the legal sector in response to the changing legal landscape and provide recognition for firms and legal departments who have successfully implemented innovative projects and strategic initiatives in response to the challenges facing the Australasian legal industry. 

Any kind of project where law firms are doing things differently can be nominated for an award.  From an innovative marketing or business development strategy to grow their firm, to an technology project that improves operational efficiency, to helping them with new approaches to doing business with their clients or changes to their ways of working.  

2016 ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards

ALPMA is thrilled to welcome LexisNexis as our Thought Leadership Awards partner in 2016. The ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards will be presented at the Gala Dinner at the 2016 ALPMA Summit. on Thursday 8 September, 2016 in the Medallion Club at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne.  

The 2016 ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards will open for nomination on Tuesday 7 June.  


What is the judging criteria?

Any kind of project or initiative undertaken by an Australasian law firm or legal department is eligible for nomination for an ALPMA Thought Leadership Award as long as it meets the following criteria:
  • Must be implemented in the last year

  • Must demonstrate leadership or innovation (ie a new or different way of doing something) in response to the changing legal landscape

  • Must be able to demonstrate real benefits (in terms of time or cost savings, productivity gains, quality etc) and show a positive impact for staff, employees and/or partners/ owners as a result of the project

  • Must be undertaken at an ALPMA member's law firm or legal department. 

Learn who is on our judging panel.

Major Summit Partners

Principal Partner

Thought Leadership Awards Partner

Gold Partner

Gold Partner


Workshop Partner

Document Solutions Partner

Technology Partner


Live & On-Demand Partner