Latest Message from the President

Dear Members and Friends,

Limited tickets are available for a special corporate lunch event with Workplace Gender Equality Agency Director, Libby Lyons, on 6th October at Sheraton on the Park. We encourage you, your firm or chambers, your colleagues and your clients, to book a table early for this quality networking opportunity to ensure your seats on the day. Both male and female lawyers are welcome. This event is proudly sponsored by WLANSW corporate members Bartier Perry.

Please click here to view the ‘Women & Wellness @ Work” Newcastle Panel event photo gallery.  For those that enquired about handouts for this session, unfortunately none are available, however, our panelists have been invited to provide content from the session for our Blog, so we hope to bring you those details soon.

Please click here to view photos from The Janet Coombs Lunch for New Female Barristers hosted by WBF & WLANSW.

Please check our Event Calendar for details and registration of our upcoming events.

We look forward to your ongoing support and seeing you at an event soon.

Kind regards,

Lee-May Saw


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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Whitmore Lecture 12 October 2016. Speaker: Hon. Justice Margaret Beazley AO, President, NSW Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW

FREE Event. It is with pleasure that the Council of Australasian Tribunals NSW Chapter announces that the tenth annual Whitmore lecture, titled “Judicial Review and the Shifting Sands of Legal Unreasonableness”, will be delivered by the Hon. Justice Margaret Beazley AO, President, NSW Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW.

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Upcoming Events

Libby Lyons


Corporate Lunch with Libby Lyons, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency, sponsored by Bartier Perry, 12.30pm Thursday 6th October Sheraton on the Park.

Progress to Partnership – Law Firm Comparison Study Launch 2016 hosted by Ashurst 5.30pm Thursday 13th October with Prof Nan Seuffert, University of Wollongong; Andrew McMahon, WGEA; Louise Mallon, Ashurst  Join us as we hear from a range of experts on the progression of women in the legal profession in NSW. The panel will discuss the available data and compare it to the position of women in other professions and from an international perspective.

Please visit our Event Calendar for further details and registration.

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