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2023YE membership is open!
We warmly invite you to join or renew your membership valid to 30 June 2023. Auto renew and pre-payment options are available.
Join us in representing women lawyers and the wider profession, as we have for over 70 years. We will continue to provide leadership in matters affecting women and the legal profession, by driving and advocating for change.
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Wednesday 8 June 2022 · 7.30am – 9.30pm · 1 CPD unit
The Law Society of NSW is hosting a special breakfast to mark the first in-person Staying Well in the Law event. In this fireside chat, President Joanne van der Plaat and Paul Callaghan will explore the benefits of viewing the world from beyond Western perspectives and discuss how Aboriginal Lore remains relevant to achieving wellbeing in modern times.
Using the code WLA, Women Lawyers’ Association members can purchase tickets at the Law Society member rate of $49. All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Paul Callaghan’s book, The Dreaming Path.
Spaces are limited – don’t miss out! Register today.
Are you interested in helping women and children across NSW? Attend the Women’s Legal Service (WLS NSW) Barristers’ Meet and Greet on Thursday, 23 June 2022, 6-8pm to learn about the work of WLS NSW and some of the ways that you might be able to use your skills to help WLS NSW clients. The event will be hosted by Colin Biggers & Paisley at 2 Park Street, Sydney.
WLS NSW is a state-wide community legal centre providing free legal advice and casework services to women who are experiencing cultural, social, and economic disadvantage. WLS NSW is launching a ‘Barrister Buddy’ scheme that seeks to build and develop stronger and lasting relationships with barristers who have experience and specialised expertise in parenting litigation matters. Click here for further details and to register.
Participate in cultural diversity focus groups and enter prize draw !
The Asian Australian Lawyers Association NSW Branch and the Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW are seeking 4+ years PQE solicitor participants who identify as culturally diverse for focus group sessions addressing barriers to career progression faced by culturally diverse solicitors.
The focus groups will be held at 12-2pm on Thursday 7 July 2022, and hosted by King & Wood Mallesons (Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney) with in person and online attendance options.
There is an online survey where you can also have your say. Click here for more details.