AGS’s Jane Lye finalist ‘In-house lawyer of the year’ at Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2017

AGS's Jane Lye finalist 'In-house lawyer of the year' at Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2017

On Friday 20 October 2017, Jane Lye was a finalist in the category of 'In-house lawyer of the Year' at the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards, which recognises the success of female legal professionals who demonstrate a passion for the law and dedication to personal advancement.

Jane is an outstanding government lawyer, leader and mentor. A highly effective operator, Jane manages teams including as Director of the AGS Brisbane Office, leader of AGS Dispute Resolution's national tax team and at the helm in the conduct of high-profile legal matters for the Commonwealth.

Her involvement as Chair of the South Queensland committee of the Australian Government Leadership Network also demonstrates the priority Jane places on the provision of high-quality legal services to the Commonwealth. She excels in all areas of her work and undertakes her roles with passion and integrity.

Jane is also well-known at AGS as a first-rate supervisor and mentor, devoting her time, insights and support to many AGS lawyers both in Brisbane and nationally, in guiding their career development. In particular, she has a passion and ability for promoting engagement and advancement of women in litigation careers.

'Over many years, AGS has been a model for the employment and encouragement of women lawyers. I feel very honoured to represent AGS but also the legal profession', said Jane.

As a finalist in this award, Jane represents the highest quality of women in law in Australia. We congratulate her on this outstanding and well-deserved achievement.