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Mellissa Larkin, Founder and Managing Director of Peripheral Blue, has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Australian Law Awards 2019, in the categories of Employer of Choice and Wellness Advocate of the Year.
Celebrating its 19th year, the Australian Law Awards, in partnership with UNSW Law, is the pinnacle of award programs for the nation’s legal professionals, recognising individual, team and firm excellence in law, from the profession’s most senior ranks to its rising stars.
The finalist list, which was announced on 24 June, features over 350 high-achieving law professionals, across 37 categories.
“The Australian Law Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program hosted by Lawyers Weekly,” said editor Emma Ryan.
“The event recognises the outstanding work taking place across major legal practice areas, brilliance at the bar, legal in-house powerhouse, innovators and various firm-led pro bono programs, offering an opportunity for some of the most dedicated people in the profession to be recognised for their valuable contributions to the business of law.
“With so many submissions, I’d like to personally congratulate all of the finalists who made the cut. The work you do is second to none and we’re so looking forward to celebrating it with you at this year’s event.”
Mellissa Larkin, the CEO of Peripheral Blue, said that she was humbled to be recognised and proud to be a part of such an exclusive network.
“Peripheral Blue’s recognition for its excellent contribution to the legal industry reinforces the strength of the brand in connecting with the community and engaging with its customers,” she added.
The winners will be announced at a five-star gala dinner on Friday, 9 August at The Star Sydney.