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Curtin Law student nominated in the Australian Law Awards

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A Curtin Law School student is in the running to take out one of Australia’s most coveted law awards.

Curtin Law student Claudia Carr

Curtin University student Claudia Carr, 22, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Law Student Lawyer of the Year category of the nationally recognised 2017 Australian Law Awards hosted by Lawyers Weekly, Australia’s top publication for lawyers.

Now in its 17th consecutive year, the Australian Law Awards recognise the industry’s leading legal professionals and law firms – in a process that is fair, transparent, measurable, accurate and unbiased.

Lawyers Weekly features editor, Emma Ryan, said the calibre of this year’s submissions reflects the high level of expertise within the legal profession.

“The competition throughout the legal profession is at an all-time high,” Ms Ryan said. “The finalists for the 2017 Australian Law Awards highlights those who are going above and beyond for their firm and their clients, from the profession’s most senior ranks to its rising stars. The business of law continues to go from strength to strength and we are grateful to be a part of it. On behalf of the Lawyers Weekly team, I would like to congratulate all of this year’s finalists.”

The winner will be announced at The Star, Sydney on Friday, September 1, 2017.