Key Dates


Key dates for the 2020 New Zealand Law Awards


Monday 1st June

Nominations open

Friday 3rd July

Nominations close

Friday 21st August

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

Monday 14th September

All finalists announced online

Friday 25th 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 9th October

Guest information forms due

All guest information is required to be submitted online this year. 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 10th December

Awards ceremony

The New Zealand Law Awards will be held virtually.

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