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 are now open for nominations. Nominations must be received by close of business, Monday 11 July, 2016.

How to nominate?

Nomination is easy!  Simply download the nomination form and return the completed form to Angelique Cooper, the Awards Co-ordinator by Monday 11 July, 2016.   

Download the nomination form

Please note, any one can nominate a law firm or legal department for an Award - provided they are happy to be put forward.  For example,  if you are a consultant or vendor who has worked with a law firm to successfully complete an innovative project in the last twelve months, you can nominate the project, provided the firm agrees to be nominated.  

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) 

  • Must show a positive impact for staff, employees, customers and/or partners/ owners as a result of the project

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

Learn who is on our judging panel.


Need more information?

Please contact Angelique Cooper, the 2016 Awards Co-ordinator and ALPMA WA Secretariat, if you have any questions about nominating for an Award or if you want to confirm ALPMA membership status. 

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