Dr Virginia Marshall, Inaugural Indigenous Postdoctoral Fellow with the Australian National University’s School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) and the Fenner School of Environment and Society, has been selected as one of the finalists in the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards in the ‘Academic of the Year’ category.
Now in its 20th year, the Australian Law Awards, run in partnership with Principal Partner UNSW Law, bestows the industry’s most prestigious accolades recognising excellence across the entire legal industry.
The awards showcase professional development and innovation, celebrating both the individuals and firms that are leading the way in the industry.
Award recipients represent a true cross section of the legal industry, recognising the contributions of the profession’s most senior ranks through to its rising stars.
The finalists for 2020, announced over two weeks beginning on 6 July 2020, feature over 320 high-achieving legal professionals across 34 submission-based categories.
“It is our pleasure to mark the 20th year anniversary of the Australian Law Awards,” said Lawyers Weekly editor Emma Ryan.
“This annual event represents the premier benchmark for those operating in the business of law, covering vast practice areas, level of experience and contribution to the profession.
“I would like to congratulate all of the finalists for this year’s event. We look forward to celebrating with you soon.”
Dr Virginia Marshall commented “Marambang! So thrilled to be nominated and be a finalist in the Australian Law Awards 2020. Best of luck to the other finalists!”.