ALPMA Legal Industry Thought Leadership Awards

Awarded at the annual ALPMA Summit from 2011 to 2019

The 2011-2019 ALPMA Thought Leadership Awards shone a light on innovative projects and new initiatives being conducted by firms across the legal sector in response to the changing legal landscape and provided recognition for firms and legal departments who had successfully implemented innovative projects and strategic initiatives in response to the challenges facing the Australasian legal industry. Awarded in conjunctions with the Though Leadership Partner at the annual ALPMA Summit.

Eligibility

Law firms and legal departments were encouraged to self-nominate.  Suppliers who had successfully implemented innovative projects at a law firm or legal department could also nominate their client for an Award, provided the client has consented to be nominated prior to the nomination being submitted.

Judging Criteria

Any kind of project or initiative undertaken by an Australasian law firm or legal department is eligible for nomination for a 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 – so make sure you are signed up as an active ALPMA member! Join Now

See past Awards & Winners below.

2019 ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards

ALPMA was delighted to welcome back LexisNexis as our Thought Leadership Awards partner in 2019. The 2019 Awards were presented at the 2019 ALPMA Summit Gala Dinner on Thursday, 5 September 2019 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

  • Joint Winners:
    • WLW – The Bridge Project
    • Lander & Rogers – LawTech Hub
  • Finalist: Shine Corporate – Claimify
  • Finalist: Hall & Wilcox – CLEAR

Watch the videos below to hear our 2019 Award Winners and Finalists discuss their innovative projects.

Judging Panel

The 2019 ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards judging panel is comprised of experienced legal innovators and thought leaders:

2018 ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards

  • Winner: Adieu Legal – for their Consensus Accelerator platform
  • Finalist: Lawyers on Demand – Secondment Solutions service
  • Finalist: LegalVision – for their Client experience and transformative technology projects
  • Finalist: Mills Oakley – for the Accelerator partnership

Watch the videos below to hear our 2018 Award Finalists discuss their innovative project.

2017 ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards

  • Winner: Mills Oakely, for their Innovation Accelerator
  • Finalist: Proximity, for their Procurement-As-As-Service offering
  • Finalist: Legal Economy, for their digital platform to brief barristers
  • Finalist: Bannermans Lawyers, for the Bannermans Compliance Pack

2016 ALPMA/LexisNexis Thought Leadership Awards

  • Winner: Maddocks
  • Finalists: Bytherules Conveyancing
  • Finalists: Nexus Law Group
  • Finalists: Hall & Wilcox

2015 ALPMA/InfoTrack Thought Leadership Awards

  • Winner: LegalVision
  • Finalist: RMB Lawyers
  • Finalist: The Conveyancing Shop
  • Finalist: LawLab

2014 ALPMA/Telstra Thought Leadership Awards

  • Winner: Hive Legal
  • Finalist: AdventBalance Lawyers
  • Finalist: P D Law
  • Finalist: Swaab Attorneys

2013 ALPMA/Telstra Thought Leadership Awards

  • Winner: Anderssen Lawyers
  • Finalist: Bennett + Co
  • Finalist: Hall & Wilcox
  • Finalist: Emil Ford Lawyers
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