We are delighted to announce that our Founder Matthew Karakoulakis has been shortlisted for the prestigious Optus My Business Awards. Australia’s longest-standing business awards program.
Matthew Karakoulakis has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Indigenous Business Leader of the Year category at the 2018 Optus My Business Awards, the premier event of the year for SMEs.
Founded in 2014, AMK Law offers legal services to small and medium enterprises through to large corporations, including Indigenous organisations and Government bodies.

It has particularly strong relationships with Indigenous Business Australia and has very strong experience in commercial litigation. Our mission of inspiring other Indigenous business owners and lawyers within our community.

The Optus My Business Awards, which covers 28 categories, acknowledges best practice within a particular industry sector, as well as individual business leaders, excellence in customer service and achievements in innovation, corporate social responsibility and workplace culture.
Winners from company related categories will be shortlisted for the highly coveted Business of the Year Award.
Adam Zuchetti, editor of My Business, said it is another big year for Australia’s longest-running SME awards program, with a record number of submissions this 2018.
“Small and medium-sized businesses are undeniably the backbone of our nation’s economy, as well as the heart of our local communities. It is wonderful to be able to recognise them on their achievements in service delivery, product innovation, workplace excellence and commitment to sustainability.”
“Every year, both the number and the quality of submissions we receive for the Optus My Business Awards gets better, making it an ever-more impressive feat for those stand-out businesses who are named finalists. Our judges really have their work cut out for them in trying to select this year’s winners!”
He added: “On behalf of the entire My Business team and our long-time partner Optus, I want to congratulate all of our finalists on this stellar achievement and wish them the very best of luck for the main event.”

Matthew Karakoulakis, Founder at AMK Law said he was humbled by the nomination.

“AMK Law’s recognition for its excellent contribution to the Indigenous Business community reinforces the strength of the brand in connecting with the community and engaging with its customers,” he added.

It’s great to see recognition of Indigenous business leaders, and for AMK Law, to be among an excellent group of finalists, including:

Liam Ridgeway, Ngakkan Nyaagu – NGNY
Dwayne Good, Inspire Travel Management

Petina Tieman, Complete Business Solutions (QLD)

The winners will be announced at a black tie awards dinner on Friday, 9 November at The Star, Sydney.