McCabe Curwood a finalist in 20th Australian Law Awards

Sydney, July 2020: McCabe Curwood is proud to announce that it is a finalist in four award categories for the 2020 Australian Law Awards, announced last week by Lawyers Weekly.


Now in its 20th year, the Australian Law Awards, run in partnership with Principal Partner UNSW Law, bestows the industry’s most prestigious accolades recognising excellence across the entire legal industry.

The awards showcase professional development and innovation, celebrating both the individuals and firms that are leading the way in the industry. Award recipients represent a true cross section of the legal industry, recognising the contributions of the profession’s most senior ranks through to its rising stars. The finalists for 2020, announced over two weeks beginning on 6 July 2020, feature over 320 high-achieving legal professionals across 34 submission-based categories.

“It is our pleasure to mark the 20th year anniversary of the Australian Law Awards,” said Lawyers Weekly editor Emma Ryan.

“This annual event represents the premier benchmark for those operating in the business of law, covering vast practice areas, level of experience and contribution to the profession."

The categories in which McCabe Curwood is a finalist are Managing Partner of the Year, Andrew Lacey; Senior Associate of the Year, Helen McHugh; Insurance Team of the Year and Innovator of the Year (Company).

Managing Principal, Andrew Lacey who is a finalist for ‘Managing Partner of the Year’ for the third consecutive year said he is thrilled to see McCabe Curwood as finalists across four categories.

“It is great to be able to celebrate achievement at an individual level as well as the firm as a whole.

“Our Knowledge team has been committed to driving innovation at McCabe Curwood and I am thrilled that they are receiving external recognition for their achievements.”

The winners will be announced via live broadcast on Friday 7 August 2020.

  • Managing Partner of the Year: Andrew Lacey
  • Senior Associate of the Year: Helen McHugh
  • Insurance Team of the Year
  • Innovator of the Year