In order to win the Award, nominees must demonstrate an ‘outstanding achievement’ in the family law field. There are two ways how we define this:
By one or more outstanding contributions in the last 12 months. Examples could include:
- lobbying for changes to the family justice environment
- writing books, articles and/or reports
- public activities such as media or fundraising activity
- supporting younger members
- developing innovative practices/projects
Through the production over time of a significant body of work which amounts in total to an outstanding achievement, or a sustained contribution at a regional, national or international level.
How to nominate
- To nominate a member or group of members, you will need to provide a statement with the name and full contact details of the nominee/s and up to 500 words detailing the nomination.
- Nominations can be made by both members and non-members of Resolution.
- Nominees must be a current member of Resolution (any category).
- You may also submit up to two pieces of evidence to support your nomination, such as an article or testimonial. Please supply these as a PDF document.
- The winner/s will be decided by a majority vote by a specially appointed judging panel that includes the Chair and Vice Chair of Resolution and last year’s winner.
- Nominations can be made here.