Women in Law Awards

Recognising the Women who Excel. 

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Nomination Categories

The word Lawyer is given a wider definition than that of a legal practitioner as described in the Legal Practise Act 28/2014 

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A. THE AFRICAN LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR


An international law firm with a foothold in Africa, who has made significant

strides in the Development of women in law, whether it is in its women staff development and or Corporate Social Responsibility in women led businesses and or

training and development programs.

B. LAW FIRMS:

SIX WOZA awards presented to Law firms in recognition of its leadership in fostering an inclusive environment for women lawyers:

AFRICA
A WOMAN ONLY law firm of the year (0 to 5years in practise)
A Law Firm who has 5 women lawyers or less
A Law Firm who has 6 women lawyers or more


SOUTH AFRICA
A WOMAN ONLY law firm of the year (0 to 5years in practise)
A Law Firm who has 5 women lawyers or less
A Law Firm who has 6 women lawyers or more

C. INDIVIDUALS


Most of the categories below are areas of practise dominated by male lawyers.

Nominations of candidates and identifying women in law in these various cate-gories, teases out those women who have penetrated the walls of domination.

 

WOZA awards are presented to an individual woman who displays outstanding performance in one or more of the categories below: (Maximum of two nominations maybe submitted under the Individuals category. Access www.woza.today for the nomination process and criteria).

 

1. Best Alternative Dispute Resolution woman lawyer

2. Best Labour woman lawyer

3. Best Family law woman lawyer

4. Best Mergers & Acquisitions woman lawyer

5. Best Lawyer in Finance / Debt relief and Restructuring woman lawyer

6. Best Energy, Mining and Resources woman lawyer

7. Best in Marine & Environmental woman lawyer

8. Best Corporate woman lawyer

9. Best Corporate Non Practising woman lawyer

10. Best Artificial Intelligence, Information and Communication & Technology woman lawyer.

11. Best woman lawyer in Land Rights

12. Best Human Rights Activist / Social Justice Activist / Pro Bono woman lawyer

13. Best Leadership and Mentorship woman lawyer

14. Best woman lawyer, Thought Leader, Innovation & Academia

15. Best woman lawyer in Criminal Justice

16. Best woman lawyer in Property and Construction

17. Best woman lawyer in Competition law

18. Best woman lawyer Tax / Insurance Law


D. FUTURE AMBASSADORS


These awards recognise potential leaders of tomorrow, or academic excellence,
trailblazers and changemakers.

 

19. Best woman student Top Achiever

20. Best woman student Change maker

21. Best woman Candidate attorney Top Achiever

22. Best woman Candidate attorney Change maker

E. THE STATE / JUDICIARY / ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE


Women lawyers who take the lead in the mentoring and or development of
women, who has made significant strides in the workplace environment in the
employ of Government, Parliament, State Owned Enterprises and the various
offices in the administration of Justice.


23. Best woman lawyer in leadership, mentorship and development of women


F. THE MALE CHAMPION OF CHANGE AWARD


The Male Champion of Change Award is dedicated to a man of vision, committed
to the elevation and acceleration of gender diversity within an organisation,

business, society, nationally or internationally recognising and advancing the ta-
lents and power of women in leadership fostering gender balanced leadership

and equality.


G. PINNACLE AWARD


24. WOZA awards the WOZA PINNACLE AWARD to a woman lawyer who displays
iconic achievement embracing thought, innovation, leadership, empowerment
of other women and contribution to the law. A woman who is distinguishable
from the listed individual categories above, because she exemplifies leadership
and regarded as a trailblazer.