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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.

2021 Round - Call for nominations 

Nominations are now open for the Victorian Property Lawyer of the Year Award. An extension has been granted for nominations and will close 17 August 2021

Please send nominations to: 

Jonathan Tisher
Tisher Liner FC
Law Level 2, 333 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
T. 03 8600 9333
F. 03 9670 6359

To be eligible for the Award, a nominee must be:

The key criteria for the award are:

Nominations must include:

2020 Winner

The 2020 Victorian Young Property Lawyer of the Year Award was awarded to Lydia Eastwood. Lydia was admitted as a lawyer in 2013 and has predominantly practiced in the field of property law since her admission.

In 2019, she was awarded specialisation in property law by the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV). Lydia is based in Geelong and has had a number of speaking engagements for the LIV and various other bodies.

Her contribution to property law in regional Victoria has been significant where she commenced a support group known as the Geelong Property Lawyers and Conveyancers Group which meets regularly and discusses electronic changes in property law with key-note speakers.

Lydia’s leadership, maturity and self- reliance is illustrated by her position within her firm, her growing reputation in the field of property law and the support group that she has initiated which seeks collaboration between property lawyers and conveyancers.

Previous recipients


Ms Chelsea De Silva
Section Administrator
T. 02 6246 3722


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