Stephanie Forward-Smith from Rouse Lawyers has been shortlisted for the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2020.
Stephanie Forward-Smith has been named as a finalist in the Women in Law Awards for Rising Star of the Year – SME Law.
The Women in Law Awards is regarded as one of the legal profession’s most prestigious accolades. The awards pinpoint professional development and innovation, showcasing the individuals and firms who 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 finalist list, which was announced on 4 November 2020, features over 260 high-achieving female legal professionals across 31 submission-based categories.
“The Women in Law Awards is one of the most joyous events we host at Lawyers Weekly, celebrating those who have broken down the barriers to achieve success within their respective careers,” said Lawyers Weekly editor Emma Ryan.
“This year has been one of the most challenging on record for legal professionals, so it’s great to have this opportunity to shine a spotlight on those who are going above and beyond to offer outstanding service and support for the benefit of their clients, firms, organisations and the Australian community at large.
“On behalf of the team, thank you so much for your continued efforts. We wish you all the best and look forward to celebrating your achievements on the night.”
Stephanie Forward-Smith, Commercial Litigation Senior Associate at Rouse Lawyers, said that she was humbled to be recognised and proud to be named as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2020.
Rouse Lawyers is delighted at the recognition for Stephanie’s excellent contribution to the industry. ...