2018 Law Firm Comparison Report



Date/Time
Date(s) - 24/10/2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location
University of Sydney Business School

Categories


Analysis of the latest figures on the advancement of women in Law firms, and reflections on the
Future of Women’s Work

The Women Lawyers Association of NSW invites you to join us for the launch of our 2018 Law Firm Comparison Report (Further details about this project are on our website – https://womenlawyersnsw.org.au/workplace-practices) and an overview of recent research conducted by the University of Sydney in the Australian Women’s Working Futures Project.

Susan Price is an employment lawyer and diversity consultant, with a keen interest in the future of work and how we make it inclusive and equitable. Susan is one of the inaugural Fellows of the University of Sydney Policy Lab, undertaking a research project for Women Lawyers NSW looking at the career progression of men and women in law firms, a project she founded in 2012. Susan is also an Honorary Associate of the Business School and teaches in the Masters of Business and MBA programmes. She is an active member of Women Lawyers NSW, and sits on the boards the Jessie Street National Women’s Library, Epilepsy Action, and the Bondi Beach Cottage. 

Louise Mallon is a consultant at Chalk & Behrendt, a specialist legal practice focusing on serving Indigenous organisations and businesses, governments and private clients in the areas of public law, commercial and governance matters, as well as land acquisition and development.
Louise is a member of the WLANSW’s Workplace Relations sub-committee and has contributed to the Law Firm Comparison project for the last 4 years.

Professor Rae Cooper is Co-Director of the Women, Work and Leadership Research Group, University of Sydney Business School and Associate Editor of the Journal of Industrial Relations. A leading researcher on the world of work, Rae has a particular interest in gender and work, women’s careers and flexible employment. She has received grants from the Australian Research Council, from state and federal governments and has worked in collaboration with leading organisations including the Australian Human Rights Commission, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Council of Trade Unions through her research. Presently she is working on three key projects which examine: 1. The Future of Women’s Work; 2. Women’s work in non-traditional occupations 3. Pathways to Non-Executive Directorships.

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