Slater and Gordon Wollongong lawyer Melinda Griffiths has been named as a finalist in the IWIB Business Women’s Awards 2018 – IWIB Business Woman of the Year category.
The Principal Lawyer has developed a respected and trusted name across NSW for her professionalism, experience and expertise, holding her clients’ interests first above anything else.
She said it was a wonderful honour to be in contention for an award relevant to her own community.
“It’s a fantastic honour, words cannot describe what this means to me and my colleagues, without whom I wouldn’t be able to do my job,” Ms Griffiths said.
“I have worked in the Wollongong and Illawarra region for more than 20 years so I’m extremely passionate about this community and its people.
“It is wonderful to think they would feel the same way about me.”
Ms Griffiths’ was also honoured in late 2017 after she took out the Regional/Suburban Lawyer of the Year award as part of the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.
Award winners will be announced on Friday 8 June at City Beach.