Australian Legal Education Awards 2023

Celebrating excellence in Australian Legal Education

Nominations are now invited for the Australian Legal Education Awards (ALEA), established in 2021 by the Council of Australian Law Deans and the Legal Education Associate Deans (LEAD) Network as a prestigious award scheme for legal educators.

Nominations are to be submitted in the required nomination form, via attachment to an email to

Nominations close 27th March 2023, 11:59 AEDT.

For all inquiries contact LEAD Co-convenor Associate Professor Judith Marychurch at

The ALEA scheme offers awards in five categories: 

1. Excellence in Teaching 

2. Excellence in Teaching (Early career)

3. Excellence in Teaching (Sessional) 

4. Excellence in Teaching (Engagement)

5. Excellence in Research Supervision 

In addition to the general awards above, the ALEAs seek to honour sustained contribution to legal education over a period of at least 25 years through the Outstanding Career Achievement Award, which is assessed directly by members of the Council of Australian Law Deans (CALD). 

Information pack, nomination forms and promotional materials

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* ALEA 2023 Nominee Info pack

* ALEA 2023 Nomination form - Categories 1 - 5

* ALEA 2023 Nomination form - Outstanding Career Achievement

* ALEA 2023 Poster (can place on notice boards etc) 

* ALEA 2023 PowerPoint slides (can use to present at meetings etc)