Recent Articles / Press Releases

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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Gender divide stark on part-time work at law firms

Posted: November 18, 2019

Almost a quarter of female law firm partners work part-time but men are reluctant to work flexibly or take parental leave because of “cultural and structural barriers” in the profession. … Read Full Story

Making Diversity and Inclusion a Way of Life

Posted: March 29, 2019

The Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW on 26 March 2019 hosted a panel discussion event on mentoring diversity at King & Wood Mallesons with the Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan, … Read Full Story

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Recent Speeches

‘Celebrating Women in the Judiciary’ & 2020 Launch President’s Speech

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

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

Posted: October 10, 2016

Thank you for having me today. I want to start today by talking about another woman preparing to give a speech. At 5 o’clock on the day of her speech … Read Full Story

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