Queensland Law Society

QLS Equity and Diversity Awards 2017

2017 nominations now open!

QLS invites nominations from practices that promote equity in the profession, engage in inclusive and equitable workplace practices and embrace workplace diversity in a meaningful way.

Be recognised for industry-leading initiatives and policies including:

  • Flexible working practices that maintain work-life balance and support legal practitioners with diverse backgrounds and lifestyle requirements
  • Equitable recruitment, promotion and education policies
  • Education of diversity within the profession, including anti-discrimination legislation and harassment and bullying
  • Other meaningful gender, LGBTIQ, disability or ethnicity initiatives.

Awards are presented in three categories:

  • Large Legal Practice Award – applicable to legal practices with 20 or more legal practitioners, including partners;
  • Small Legal Practice Award – applicable to legal practices with fewer than 20 legal practitioners, including partners;
  • Small Practice Initiative Award – applicable to legal practices with fewer than 20 legal practitioners, including partners, which recognises a specific, innovative initiative undertaken by a small legal practice.

These awards are an initiative of QLS’s Equalising Opportunities in the Law Committee.

Award Guidelines
Nomination Form

Please send your nomination form and supporting documentation to awards@qls.com.au.
Nominations close 14 April 2017

For more information, please email awards@qls.com.au.