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New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award

The purpose of the New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award is to encourage young lawyers who practice or research in the field of superannuation law to explore issues of significance that have a bearing on the legal framework for superannuation in Australia. A theme will be selected and announced each year that the award is offered.

With the longer-term aspiration of attracting new lawyers to take an interest in the field of superannuation law, this award seeks to:

2024 applications 

Nominations for the 2024 award is closed.

Eligibility Criteria

The Award

How to enter

Entries must be sent to Luke Barrett at mrlwbarrett@gmail.com by close of business on Monday, 15 January 2024. 

Entries should be submitted in Word format to facilitate masking the author’s details during the judging process. 

Past recipients

Ms Madeline Muddle was awarded the 2023 New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award in recognition for her paper titled, ‘The heat is on: ESG investment and expenditure in the context of the best financial interests duty’.


 

Mr Tom Gerrits was awarded the 2022 New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award in recognition of his paper titled, ‘Royal Commission Aftershocks: Emergence of the Section 56 Profit-For-Member Trustee War Chest’.


 

Ms Sanela Osmanovic was awarded the 2020 New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award in recognition of her paper titled, ‘Compare the BEAR - Is the UK's performance a reliable indicator of our future performance?’.


 

Ms Jane Morgan was awarded the 2019 New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award in recognition for her paper titled, ‘Great expectations and millennial disengagement with superannuation’.


 

Contact

Ms Chelsea De Silva
Executive Officer
T. 02 6246 3722
E. chelsea.desilva@lawcouncil.au

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