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Deborah Kliger finalist in Women in Law Awards 2021

Wednesday October 13, 2021

Deborah Kliger finalist in Women in Law Awards 2021

Hicks Oakley Chessell Williams is excited to announce that Deborah Kliger, Senior Associate, has been named as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2021 for Senior Associate of the Year – SME Law and Mentor of the Year.


The Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards is the benchmark for excellence, recognising the outstanding women influencing the legal profession in Australia displaying key leadership qualities and providing a role model for future female leaders in law to aspire to.


This award was created to celebrate the women taking charge and influencing change within the industry and provides a platform for women leading in their field to be acknowledged for their achievements and contributions to the industry.

The finalist list, which was announced on 12 October 2021, features 295 high-achieving professionals within the legal industry, across 31 submission-based categories.

“Recognising women that make up the legal profession remains of utmost importance to Lawyers Weekly and is something we’re committed to encouraging and facilitating both now and into the future," said editor Emma Ryan.

“We’re incredibly humbled to be able to provide a platform to showcase the significant impact being made from women across all areas of the law. Congratulations to all of the deserving finalists. We’re looking forward to celebrating your success soon.”

Deborah Kliger, Senior Associate at Hicks Oakley Chessell Williams, said that she was “humbled to be recognised and proud to be named as a finalist in the Women in Law Awards 2021.”

“This recognition reflects my contribution to the legal industry and the strength of our firm’s professional service and dedication to our people and their success,” she added.