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Key diversity and inclusion achievements

AWEI Logo 2016    WGEA Logo 2016 

We are honoured to have received the following recognition for our efforts and progress in the diversity and inclusion space in Australia:

  • Top 20 employer (16th) in the 2016 Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI)
  • Certified each year as an ‘Employer of Choice for Gender Equality’ by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)
  • Winner of the 'Inclusive Workplace Award' at the 2014 Australian Human Resources Institute Inclusion & Diversity Awards
  • Winner of the 'Legal Mentor Award' at the 2014 Lawyers Weekly Women in the Law Awards (Sally Macindoe, partner and global head of diversity and inclusion)
  • Shortlisted in five categories for the 2014 Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards, setting a new record for the greatest number of finalists achieved by any single firm to date.
  • Winner of four awards at the 2014 Euromoney Legal Media Group Australasian Women in Business Law Awards, including individual awards for partners Tessa Hoser, Keira Brennan, Frances Drummond and Rebecca Hoare
  • Recognised as an ‘Employer of Choice for Women’ in 2013, 2012 and 2011 by the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA), now known as the WGEA
  • Winner of four awards at the 2013 Euromoney Legal Media Group Australasian Women in Business Law Awards, including ‘Best Diversity Initiative’ for our Inclusive Leadership training program, ‘Best International Firm for Work Life Balance’, and individual awards for partners Frances Drummond and Tricia Hobson
  • Recognised as a ‘Change Champion’ at the 2013 National Australia Bank Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards (Sally Macindoe, partner and global head of diversity and inclusion)
  • Finalist in the 2013 ‘Diversity’ category of the 100 Women of Influence Awards (Sally Macindoe, partner and global head of diversity and inclusion)
  • Finalist in the 2013 Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards for ’Female Partner of the Year’ (Jenni Hill, partner)
  • Winner of four awards at the 2012 Euromoney Legal Media Group Australasian Women in Business Law Awards, including ‘Best Gender Diversity Initiative’, ‘Best City’, and ‘Best Talent Management Program’, as well as an individual award for partner Frances Drummond
  • Winner of ‘Female Partner of the Year’ at the 2012 Lawyer’s Weekly Women in the Law Awards (Sally Macindoe, partner and global head of diversity and inclusion)
  • Winner of ‘Woman Lawyer of the Year’ at the 2011 Women Lawyers of WA Awards (Jenni Hill, partner)
  • Winner of ‘Diversity Leader for the Advancement of Women’ at the 2011 EOWA Business Achievement Awards (Sally Macindoe, partner and global head of diversity and inclusion)