Stefanie Costi recognised as a Rising Star for 2024 by Australasian Lawyer

Stefanie Costi from Watts McCray Lawyers has been recognised as a Rising Star for 2024 by Australasian Lawyer

Congratulations to Stefanie Costi (Lawyer, Watts McCray Lawyers) for being acknowledged as a Rising Star for 2024 by Australasian Lawyer. Australasian Lawyer’s fourth annual Rising Stars list celebrates young professionals aged 35 and under who have made remarkable contributions to the legal sphere. Their dedication to the industry and unwavering commitment to client service distinguish them as leaders. The Rising Stars of 2024 have stood out in such a competitive landscape with their dedication to their craft and ability to deliver for clients.

In 2023, Stefanie received the award of Highly Commended in the Wellbeing Champion of the Year category at the Annual Law Society of NSW Awards. Stefanie was also a finalist at the 2023 Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards in the categories of Wellness Advocate of the Year and Thought Leader of the Year.

Rising Star nomination process

In November, Australasian Lawyer opened nominations for its 2024 Rising Stars list, seeking out exceptional young talents within the Australian legal field. Eligible candidates, aged 35 or younger by March 31, 2024, were encouraged to self-nominate, while others could also nominate those they recognised as deserving of acknowledgment.

Nominees were required to demonstrate a firm dedication to their legal careers and a profound enthusiasm for the industry. Additionally, they needed to outline their current roles, responsibilities, and significant accomplishments from the preceding 12 months.

During the review process following the nomination period, input from managers and seasoned professionals within the legal sphere was taken into consideration. After meticulous evaluation, 73 individuals emerged as the standout rising stars among the submissions, each recognized for their remarkable contributions and potential.

About Australasian Lawyer

Australasian Lawyer stands as the premier independent online platform catering to the legal landscape in Australia and New Zealand. Esteemed by senior legal practitioners for its unparalleled editorial prowess, it commands a broad readership encompassing managing partners, partners, lawyers, in-house counsel, and business luminaries alike. With a focus on addressing the substantive issues and hurdles confronting today’s legal practitioners and the industry at large, Australasian Lawyer delivers incisive features and analyses. Its content delves deep into pertinent subjects, offering insights into what truly matters in the legal realm.

Congratulations to all Rising Star recipients

Congratulations to all other colleagues and networks who have also been recognised! Click here to view the full list of recipients.

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