Defence Team of the Year


This award recognises the legal team that has best serviced the unique needs of organisations operating in the defence industry.

It includes in-house legal teams in all types of organisations relating to the defence industry, including businesses, agencies, departments and institutions involved in defence procurement and the delivery of defence capabilities.

It is open to all legal teams employed by a defence organisation that has been active for at least two full financial years and is registered in Australia.

To be eligible for this award, the legal team needs to have serviced the needs of their organisation in the 12 months from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018.

Assessment Criteria:

Nominees will be judged on their responses to the following:

  • Define the importance of the work your team has completed for the organisation that has provided defence services to Australia?
  • How has this work been a value-add to the defence industry and Australia at large?
  • How has your team benefited the organisation?
  • How did the team take initiative during matters completed over the financial year and combat any challenges that arose during this period?
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