Recent Articles / Press Releases

Pertinent lessons for lawyers from AOC

Posted: July 28, 2020

By Larissa Andelman, 27 July 2020 Lawyers Weekly When good men remain silent, their conduct enables others to abuse and degrade women without impunity, writes Larissa Andelman. Early last week, … Read Full Story

Women lawyers seek measures to deter and eliminate sexual harassment

Posted: July 23, 2020

The recent Dyson Heydon allegations are shocking and highlight the devastating impacts of sexual harassment and bullying in the legal profession. We commend the women who came forward and acknowledge … Read Full Story

Legal sector’s slow march to equality hits reverse

Posted: December 13, 2019

The slow march to equality has gone backwards for women in corporate law firms after a slump in the rate of women being promoted to partner.

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Recent Speeches

A message from Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC Governor of NSW

A message from Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC Governor of NSW, Life Member and long-time supporter of women lawyers and WLANSW. Please note date as 4 August 2020.
Posted: August 4, 2020

A message from Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC Governor of NSW, Life Member and long-time supporter of women lawyers and WLANSW.

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‘Celebrating Women in the Judiciary’ & 2020 Launch

Posted: March 4, 2020

Hosted on Friday 28 February at UUSC Sydney to a sold out audience, our President, Larissa Andelman addressed guests and  announced our guest speaker, The Honourable Justice Virginia Bell AC … Read Full Story

2017 NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards & Program Launched!

Posted: February 17, 2017

The 2017 NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards & Program was officially launched at our Launch Cocktail Event on 16 February 2017, with guest speaker, Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission. WLANSW … Read Full Story

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