Stephanie Forward-Smith from Rouse Lawyers has been named as a finalist in the Australian Law Awards for Rising Star of the Year.
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.”
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 Australian Law Awards 2020.
Rouse Lawyers is delighted at the recognition for Stephanie’s excellent contribution to the industry.