New Zealand Law Society - Applications open for the 2022 New Zealand Law Foundation Cleary Memorial Prize

Applications open for the 2022 New Zealand Law Foundation Cleary Memorial Prize

The Law Society is taking applications for the 2022 New Zealand Law Foundation Cleary Memorial Prize.

The Prize is awarded to the applicant who shows the most promise of service to and through the profession as demonstrated by:

  • Personal character.
  • Qualities of leadership (shown by) achievement and service at school and at university.
  • Reliability, progress and enthusiasm in practical training in preparation for the practice of law.
  • Academic attainments.
  • Participation in community service.
  • Personal interests and participation in general activities.

Applications are open to any barrister and/or solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. Applicants are eligible for consideration for the prize if they apply within a three year period from the date of their admission to the bar. A person meets the three year eligibility period if the third anniversary of their admission to the roll of barristers and solicitors falls within the calendar year in respect of which the award is to be made.

For the full terms of reference as well as instructions on how to apply, please see Cleary Memorial Prize | The Law Foundation.

Applications are to be sent to clearyprize@lawsociety.org.nz before 5pm, Thursday 1 September 2022.

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