Latest Message from the President

Dear Members and Friends,

Have you nominated yourself or an exceptional colleague for an Award yet?  Nominations for the 2017 NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards will  close on 31st May so get your nomination in quick! Click here to nominate online or download the Nomination Form.

Nominations are open for the following categories:
Change Champion of the Year, sponsored by The College of Law 
Outstanding Law Firm of the Year, sponsored by Watts McCray Lawyers 
Woman Lawyer of the Year, sponsored by Thomson Reuters
Barrister of the Year, sponsored by Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers 
Private Practice Lawyer of the Year, sponsored by the Law Society of NSW
Corporate Counsel of the Year, sponsored by Thomson Reuters 
Community Lawyer or Academic of the Yearsponsored by Department of  Justice
Mentor of the Year, sponsored by Bartier Perry
Rising Star of the Year, sponsored by UNSW Law – Continuing Legal Education

Download Nomination FormLodge your Nomination Online

We also invite you to consider sponsorship of the Awards at this prestigious event, and we thank the NSW Bar Association as our Major Sponsor this year.
Download the Sponsorship Proposal
All Award Category Sponsorships are now confirmed. General sponsorship is also available – please contact our office to discuss.

The Honourable Chief Justice Susan Kiefel AC of the High Court of Australia, will be the guest speaker at our Awards Gala Presentation Dinner on 11 August 2017 at the Grand Ballroom, Doltone House Hyde Park, Sydney. A Life Achievement award will also be presented and Life Membership honours announced. Well over half the tables already sold! Book now to avoid disappointment!
Download Event Flyer and Registration FormBook awards presentation dinner

Our program for 2017 is now well underway and we are delighted to have heard from such inspiring speakers at our recent sold out events.    To view the photo galleries from the events, please click here for the ‘Rising Stars’ panel discussion and click here for the Newcastle Lunch with Professor Tania Sourdin presenting “Leadership in law in a time of change”.  

Don’t forget to register for our upcoming events!

There’s always a lot happening so please make sure that you are signed up to our enews and social media platforms for the latest updates and news.

As always, please contact us if you’re interested in getting involved with a subcommittee – we would love to have you on board!

Kind regards






Holly Lam

Upcoming Events

LAW WEEK  15-21 MAY 2017

*Wednesday 24th May: ‘True Grit – Building Resilience to Optimise Potential’ with guest speaker Maria Newport (pictured), hosted by McCullough Robertson 5.30pm

*Thursday 22nd June: ‘Stop fixing women’ book launch with Catherine Fox, hosted by TressCox 5.30pm

SAVE THE DATE! 11th August 2017! NSW WOMEN LAWYERS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS 2017. Guest speaker for the Awards Gala Presentation Dinner is confirmed as The Hon Chief Justice Susan Kiefel AC, High Court of Australia and will be held at the Grand Ballroom, Doltone House Hyde Park, Sydney. Registration is now open.  Please click here for further details of the Awards.

Please visit our Event Calendar for further details and registration.