ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

ILANZ Awards

ILANZ Awards 2017

The winners of the In-House Lawyer Awards 2017 were announced on Friday 26 May at the 30th ILANZ Conference Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Rotorua.

The awards recognise leadership and excellence in the provision of in-house legal services. The awards are made to outstanding in-house lawyers who perform highly in their practice, demonstrating leadership and excellence in the provision of legal services to their employer.

The winners in each of the Awards categories receive scholarship packages, to go toward training and development for them, their team or their community organisation.

 


In-house Innovation Award

Helen Davidson
, General Counsel & Complaints Manager, IPENZ



AUT Law School2Community Contribution Award


Eva Hartshorn-Sanders
, National Women's Officer & Public Lawyer, PPTA, for her work with the National Council of Women of New Zealand

 


 
Young In-House Lawyer of the Year Award

Mike Wakefield
, Senior Solicitor – Regulatory, Auckland Council

Honourable mentions
Emily Acland, NZ Senior Corporate Counsel, Vocus Group
Michael Green, Senior Legal Counsel, Xero

 

 


Public Sector In-House Lawyer of the Year Award

Tracey Peters
, Senior Solicitor, Te Puni Kōkiri

Jane Small, Managing Counsel (Planning & Network Operations), New Zealand Transport Agency

 

 



Private Sector In-House Lawyer of the Year Award

Helen Davidson
, General Counsel & Complaints Manager, IPENZ

 

 


 
 In-House Team of the Year Award

Spark New Zealand Legal Team
, Spark New Zealand

Honourable mention
Civil Aviation Authority In-house Legal Team, Civil Aviation Authority

 

 

Check out our previous winners here:

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016