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Congrats to the Deakin alumni nominated for 2022 Women in Law Awards

Thirteen Deakin alumni have been shortlisted for the Lawyers Weekly annual Women in Law Awards list in a wide range of categories.

The Women in Law Awards is a prestigious national awards program that presents an exceptional opportunity for leading women to showcase their achievements, attract more clients and propel their careers, on top of giving them the recognition they deserve.

Congratulations to the Deakin Law alumni shortlisted in the categories below. We wish you all good luck for the final announcement on 24 November! 

Company Secretary of the Year 

Samantha Einhart, EQT Holdings Ltd 

Dealmaker of the Year 

Dora Stilianos, Baker McKenzie (Partner, Commercial Real Estate) 

Executive of the Year 

Marianne Marchesi, Legalite 

HR Professional of the Year 

Belinda Perisic, Coulter Legal

Innovator of the Year 

Elizabeth (Liz) Chase – Leo Cussen Centre for Law

Legal operations Professional of the Year 

Katelyn Tobin, Legalite 

Partner of the Year – Big Law 

Clare Miller, Gadens 

Rising Star of the Year – Big Law 

Catherine Dent, VGSO 

Rising Star of the Year – In-house 

Passant Elashram, Retail Zoo 

Rising Star of the Year – SME Law 

Brighid Virtue, Kalus Kenny Intelex 

Senior Associate of the Year 

Karla Brown, Kalus Kenny Intelex 

Stephanie Carter, Homan Webb Lawyers 

Wellness Advocate of the Year 

Desi Vlahos, Leo Cussen Centre for Law 

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