‘Spinning on a Tilted Axis – Why being different can enhance your career potential’ with Anny Slater

Anny SlaterAward-Winning IP Lawyer, Sole Practitioner, Editor, Artist & Film Producer, Anny will speak to the membership about her unconventional career and to share her insights on how to take the first steps toward a preferred career and personal success. FREE event for members. This speaker will be of particular interest to new members of the profession and members who consider themselves at a crossroads.
DATE/TIME: 09/08/2018  5:30 pm – 7.30 pm
LOCATION: Mills & Oakley, L12, 400 George Street, Sydney

Australian Women Lawyers 2018 Conference

AWL 2018 Investing in the Future.

A premier networking event from students, academia and lawyers to members of the judiciary, we are honoured to be hosting this biennial event in Sydney during the centenary of the Women’s Legal Status Act (NSW) 1918, which is recognised in the Program. An impressive list of experienced and esteemed speakers include Professor Gillian Triggs, Fiona McLeod SC,  The Hon Jane Mathews AO, Jane Needham SC, Chief Justice Helen Murrell, The Hon Dr Kay Paterson AO, Kate Eastman SC, and The Hon Justice Margaret Beazley AO, to name a few.

Following our journey of the First 100 Years, we will discuss issues from Wellness in the Law & Working Sustainably; Family Violence, Sexual Harassment, Unconscious Bias, Intersectionality & Equitable Briefing; to New Law, Innovation & Technology. Please join us and colleagues from around the nation to celebrate our history and embrace the future.

DATE/TIME: 24 -26/08/2018 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
LOCATION: Sofitel Sydney Wentworth



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Holly Lam, President WLANSW – Awards Dinner opening address

‘I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do’. We are here tonight to celebrate those extraordinary Awards nominees who have, in the words of HAL, put themselves to the fullest possible use.  Each of the nominees have demonstrated hard work, … Read Full Story

2018 WLANSW SubCommittees. Get involved!

Please contact our office for further details if you would like to contribute and get involved. SubCommittee meetings are held in the Sydney CBD except for regional chapters.
– Workplace Practices
– Events
– Diversity
– Welcome to the Law
– Communication
– Newcastle Chapter
– Wollongong Chapter

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Charter for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession

The Charter is designed to promote and support strategies to retain women in the profession over the course of their careers and encourage and promote their career progression into senior executive and management positions. Click here for more details and to sign up.

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The Women Lawyer’s Association of NSW is on social media! Join us!

Join us on social media networks to stay engaged with our members, and informed of upcoming events and news.

Connect with us on: LinkedIn – Twitter –  Facebook – Blog


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Registered Charity Tick

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has developed the Tick of Charity Registration (the Registered Charity Tick) for registered charities to show the public that they are registered with the ACNC. The Registered Charity Tick aims to give reassurance to the public that registered charities are transparent and accountable by highlighting their presence on the ACNC Charity Register.  Please click here for the ACNC registration details of the Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW Inc.

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Diversity and Equality Charter

LawCouncil_Diversity_Equality_logoDiverse and inclusive legal workplaces help to build a strong and respected legal profession. A major step towards this goal has been the development of a Diversity and Equality Charter, which organisations now have the opportunity to adopt. We encourage you to join us in supporting and adopting the Charter. Please click here for further information

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