Podcast series: 30 Under 30 Awards – 2021

Author Hayden Gordine
May 12, 2021

Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Taylor Root, principal partner of this year’s 30 Under 30 Awards, is pleased to bring you a series of podcasts showcasing finalists across a multitude of categories from this year’s awards, including:

  • Banking and finance
  • Construction and infrastructure

Lawyers Weekly deputy editor Jerome Doraisamy is joined by the Head of Taylor Root Australia Hayden Gordine, to facilitate the discussion along with two finalists from each category. 

Part 1 of the 2 part series – Banking & Finance

In this episode, Jerome Doraisamy and Hayden Gordine interview two finalists in the Banking & Finance category: Clifford Chance senior associate Victor Greenstreet and Allen & Overy lawyer Julia Burvill.

They discuss the myriad of issues and challenges that Banking & Finance lawyers have faced in the age of coronavirus and the actions they have taken in the wake of the pandemic to successfully serve clients and stand out from their peers.

They also discuss looming opportunities for lawyers in this space to both assist clients and progress their career goals for the finalists moving into a post-pandemic market, and advice they would offer to aspiring Banking & Finance lawyers coming through the ranks.

Part 2 of the 2 part series – Construction & Infrastructure

In this episode, Jerome Doraisamy and Hayden Gordine interview two finalists for the Construction and Infrastructure category at the 2021 30 Under 30 Awards.

Host Jerome Doraisamy and Taylor Root partner Hayden Gordine are joined by KCL Law associate Dominic Brown and Squire Patton Boggs associate Nikita Malhotra to discuss why they’re both passionate about their practice area of law, the myriad issues and challenges that construction and infrastructure lawyers have faced in the age of coronavirus, and what has constituted best practice to better serve clients during a year of extraordinary turbulence and uncertainty.

They also discuss looming opportunities for lawyers in this space to succeed in a post-pandemic market, what the recruitment space could look like, and advice they would offer to aspiring construction and infrastructure lawyers looking to set themselves apart.


The Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards 2021 will be held at The Star, Sydney at 7 pm AEDT. The event is now sold out. To join the waitlist click here.

We hope that you have enjoyed this podcast series in conjunction with Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards program.

If you have any questions about what you heard today, please contact Hayden Gordine or one of the consultants at Taylor Root Australia.

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