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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:

2022 Call for applications 

The Superannuation Committee of the Legal Practice Section of the Law Council of Australia will again present the New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award at the annual Superannuation Law Conference.

The theme for the 2022 New Superannuation Lawyers’ Award is ‘Aftershocks!’.

The person selected for the award will be offered free in-person registration, return domestic airfares and two nights’ accommodation to attend the 2022 Superannuation Lawyers’ conference in March 2022 in Canberra. A virtual registration can also be offered in place of an in-person registration.

Requirements to enter

A panel appointed by the Superannuation Committee will review all papers submitted and will determine which author will be selected for the award. Papers recommended by the selection panel may also be published in the Australian Superannuation Law Bulletin, on the Law Council’s website or in a newsletter. All new lawyers to the industry are encouraged to contribute a paper.

For further information regarding the award please contact:



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