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New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award

The purpose of the New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award is to encourage young lawyers who practice or research in the field of superannuation law to explore issues of significance that have a bearing on the legal framework for superannuation in Australia. A theme will be selected and announced each year that the award is offered.

With the longer-term aspiration of attracting new lawyers to take an interest in the field of superannuation law, this award seeks to:

2023 applications 

Nominations for the 2023 award are now closed. 

Eligibility Criteria

The Award

Past recipients

Mr Tom Gerrits was awarded the 2022 New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award in recognition of his paper titled, ‘Royal Commission Aftershocks: Emergence of the Section 56 Profit-For-Member Trustee War Chest’.

Ms Sanela Osmanovic was awarded the 2020 New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award in recognition of her paper titled, ‘Compare the BEAR - Is the UK's performance a reliable indicator of our future performance?’.

Ms Jane Morgan was awarded the 2019 New Superannuation Lawyer’s Award in recognition for her paper titled, ‘Great expectations and millennial disengagement with superannuation’.


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