NSW Government Solicitors
Recognising outstanding government solicitors
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The Law Society recognises and celebrates outstanding government solicitors through two awards, the John Hennessy Research Scholarship and the Michelle Crowther PSM Excellence in Government Solicitors Award.
Michelle Crowther PSM Excellence in Government Legal Service Award 2017
Do you know a public sector solicitor, or group of solicitors, who perform above and beyond their usual responsibilities? Then nominate them for an Excellence Award in Government Legal Service.
This annual award recognises significant contributions by public sector solicitors and is judged by the Law Society's Government Solicitors Committee. Nominations for 2017 will close on Tuesday, 1 August 2017.
Click here to access and download the interactive Michelle Crowther PSM Excellence in Government Legal Service Award nomination form.
John Hennessy Legal Scholarship
Are you a public sector solicitor interested in undertaking a research project into legal systems in another jurisdiction or undertaking further study? If so the John Hennessy Legal Scholarship, established by the Government Solicitors Committee, may be able to provide you with financial assistance.
The scholarship is an 'occasional scholarship' that is offered from time to time and covers travel, study and other approved expenses up to a maximum value of $10,000. Applications for 2017 will close on Tuesday, 1 August 2017.
Click here to access and download the interactive John Hennessy Legal Scholarship application form.
2016 award winner profiles
Adam Booker and Bill Gerogiannis
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