Key Dates


2021 New Zealand Law Awards Key Dates:


Monday 31 May  

Nominations open

Friday 2 July

Nominations close

Friday 20 August

Finalist collateral due

  • Individual Awards

   Submit a corporate headshot in high-resolution (300 dpi) JPG format or similar through the online portal

  • Firm/Company Awards

   Submit a company logo in high-resolution JPG and EPS format

Tuesday 26 August       

All finalists announced online

Friday 3 September

Finalist submissions due

All submissions are required to be submitted through the online portal.

All submissions will remain confidential and only be made available to the judging panel who determine the winners. Please note that the following group deal award categories do not require submissions:

Please note that the following categories do not require submission:

  • M&A Deal of the Year
  • Debt Market Deal of the Year
  • Mid-Market Deal of the Year
  • Equity Market Deal of the Year
  • Project Finance Deal of the Year
  • Insolvency and Restructuring Deal of the Year
  • New Zealand Deal of the Year

Optional: Deadline for submission of finalist videos for inclusion on the night in the highlights reel.

Friday 22 October

Guest information forms due

All guest information is required to be submitted online. We require all guest information to ensure that we can cater for specific dietary requirements and so everyone at your table has their name on the table plan.

Please use the personalised link in your booking confirmation email to confirm these details before this due date.

 Thursday 18 November

Awards ceremony

The New Zealand Law Awards will be held at the Cordis Hotel Auckland

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