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Attorney General's Community Service Law Awards

Presented as part of Western Australian Law Week in May, the two Law Awards recognise one individual legal practitioner and one organisation which have provided outstanding pro bono legal services to the Western Australian community.

Nominations now open

Nominations are invited for the Awards from, or on behalf of practitioners and organisations who have demonstrated a commitment to providing legal skills to serve the needs of others. Community organisations, legal practices or lawyers who know of a standout individual or organisation providing pro bono legal services are encouraged to submit a nomination. Applications are available on this page.

Nominations close 2pm Tuesday 17 April 2018.

Previous recipients

2017 Winners – Sam Vandongen and HHG Legal

The 2017 individual law award winner was lawyer Sam Vandongen. Mr Vandongen's work included acting entirely pro bono as lead counsel for Pintupi man Gene Gibson, wrongly convicted of the manslaughter of Josh Warneke in 2010.

 The winner of the 2017 organisational law award was HHG Legal Group who has a long history of involvement in the local community.

Last updated: 15-Feb-2018

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