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Victorian Young Property Lawyer of the Year Award

The Victorian Young Property Lawyer of the Year Award is designed to recognise and encourage the talent and achievements of young property law practitioners. It is also an opportunity to highlight this area of practice in your firm and across the profession.

The Award is conducted annually by the Law Council of Australia, through its Australian Property Law Group in the Legal Practice Section. The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV), through its Property and Environmental Law Section also support this Award.

The Victorian Young Property Lawyer of the Year will be selected by the judging panel and will receive a certificate and a cash prize of $1,000.

2022 Round - Call for nominations 

Nominations for the 2022 award are now closed. 

2022 Winner - Lauren Walley

Lauren is a Principal Solicitor within the Victorian Government Solicitor's Office and is an experienced property and commercial lawyer, with a demonstrated history of advising Victorian Departments and statutory agencies on significant projects, transactions and legal issues. Lauren also sits on the Executive Committee - Government Lawyers Section of the Law Institute of Victoria and acts as a Mentor in the Victorian Women Lawyers' Mentoring Program.

The Law Council had the opportunity to interview Ms Walley. Read the interview here.


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