ILANZ Award Winners Announced!
ILANZ is delighted to announce the winners for the 2021 In-house Lawyer Awards. The judges made a point of noting that all of the nominations received this year were of a very high calibre and they faced a significant challenge in selecting finalists. The judges congratulate all those who were finalists as well as the winners.
Artemis Executive Recruitment In-house Innovation Award
Winner: Powerco Legal Team, Powerco
MAS Young In-house Lawyer of the Year Award
Winners: Charlotte Moll, Senior Legal Counsel, Warren and Mahoney and Nathan Watt, Senior Lawyer, OceanaGold
There were also four highly commended certificates handed out to the below recipients:
Emma Biggs, Legal Business Partner, Spark New Zealand
George Grainger, Legal Counsel, Wellington City Counsel
Jeremy Smith, Legal Counsel, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
Nicolette Luke, Senior Legal Counsel, Cigna Life Insurance
ILANZ Public Sector In-House Lawyer of the Year Award
Winner: Simon Johnson, General Counsel, Te Herenga Waka University of Wellington
Greenwood Roche Private Sector In-house Lawyer of the Year Award
Winner: David Milton Browne, Senior Solicitor & Legal Team Manager, Otago Southland Employers’ Association
Chapman Tripp In-house Legal Team (private or public, large or small) of the Year Award
Winner: Air New Zealand Legal Team, Air New Zealand
AUT Law School Community Contribution Award
Winners: Maria Sopoaga, Solicitor, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Auckland Council and Vicky Lee, Senior Corporate Counsel, Two Degrees Mobile
ILANZ would like to extend a big thank you to our award sponsors who have made these awards possible.