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

Sexual harassment of women rife in Australian legal profession, survey finds

Posted: March 11, 2019

More than 70 per cent of female lawyers surveyed in NSW reported being sexually harassed, with many saying they were subject to unwelcome touching, objectification and repeated advances in the … Read Full Story

A CULTURAL CHANGE THAT WILL BENEFIT THE WHOLE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION

Posted: February 12, 2019

The Women Lawyer’s Association of NSW has released its priorities for 2019 directed to achieving equality in the profession. Despite the predominance of women entering the profession there continues to … Read Full Story

World Leading Women in Law Firms Project

Posted: September 21, 2016

The Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW (WLANSW) in partnership with the University of Wollongong Legal Intersections Research Centre have launched a world leading Women in Law Firms project. A pilot … Read Full Story

Women Lawyers Call for Leadership on Diversity in 2016

Posted: February 8, 2016

The Executive Committee of the Women Lawyer’s Association of NSW (WLANSW) has adopted the theme of “Leadership” for the activities, initiatives and events of WLANSW for 2016. “On behalf of … Read Full Story

Women Lawyers Launch Theme of “Engagement” for 2015

Posted: February 5, 2015

A roundtable discussion of the new Women Lawyer’s Association of NSW (WLANSW) Executive Committee has identified the theme of “Engagement” for the activities, initiatives and events of WLANSW for this … Read Full Story

The Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW (WLANSW) nominee, Prof Rosalind Croucher, wins inaugural Australian Women Lawyer (AWL) Award

Posted: October 8, 2014

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission, was announced the winner of the inaugural AWL Award at a Gala Dinner held in Adelaide on 4th October at … Read Full Story

‘WLANSW supports gender reporting – this is not red tape’

Posted: March 20, 2014

WLANSW is pleased the Government has chosen to spare reporting standards under the Workplace Gender Equality Act in this round of red-tape repeal, but says that without mandated gender reporting, … Read Full Story

Women Lawyers Association recognises 11 female appointments to the Bench

Posted: February 27, 2014

On 27 February 2014, the Women Lawyers Association of NSW, the peak body representing women lawyers in NSW, celebrated the appointments of 11 women to the judiciary in a glittering … Read Full Story

New Survey Reveals What Women (Lawyers) Want

Posted: January 21, 2014

Survey conducted by the Women Lawyers Association of NSW reveals the two top priorities of women lawyers in 2014. The Women Lawyers Association of NSW, the peak body representing women lawyers … Read Full Story

Law Society’s advancement of women in the legal profession

Posted: December 2, 2013

The Women Lawyers’ Association of New South Wales (WLANSW) congratulates the Law Society on the publication of its progress report on the Advancement of Women project, commenced in December 2011, … Read Full Story

2013 Law Firm Comparison Data Updated by Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW

Posted: November 27, 2013

The Women Lawyers’ Association of New South Wales (WLANSW) has updated its consolidation of publicly available information about law firms and the gender profile of solicitors in these firms into … Read Full Story

Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales opposes Zoe’s Law

Posted: October 16, 2013

The Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales (WLANSW) notes with concern that the New South Wales Legislative Assembly is due to consider amendments to the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) … Read Full Story

‘Equality in the Legal Profession: the past, the present and the future’ Release of Career Intentions Survey Pilot Report

Posted: April 12, 2013

Women Lawyers’ Association of New South Wales (WLANSW) Patron and guest speaker, the Honourable Acting Justice Jane Mathews AO, formally launched the Career Intentions Survey Project at a cocktail event … Read Full Story

Law Firm Comparison Data Launched by Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW

Posted: November 8, 2012

The Women Lawyers’ Association of New South Wales (WLANSW) has consolidated publicly available information about law firms and the gender profile of solicitors in these firms into one readily accessible … Read Full Story

Women Lawyers’ Association congratulates the 12 women who have been appointed as senior counsel

Posted: October 8, 2012

The Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW (WLANSW) congratulates the 12 women barristers on the list of 26 appointments to silk. The appointment of these women to senior counsel marks a … Read Full Story

Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW Releases Career Survey 

Posted: August 2, 2012

Pilot testing for the Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW (WLANSW) Career Intentions Survey will commence this month, with a summary report of findings to be released later this year. Despite an … Read Full Story

Women Lawyers’ Association congratulates Nicola Roxon on her appointment as the first Australian woman Attorney-General

Posted: December 14, 2011

The Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW (WLANSW) congratulates the Honourable Nicola Roxon MP on her appointment as the first Australian woman Attorney-General. The appointment of a woman Attorney-General marks a … Read Full Story

Women Lawyers’ Association applauds law firms named as Employers of Choice

Posted: March 6, 2011

The Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW (WLA NSW) applauds the 98 organisations that were recognised on 6 March 2011 with the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) … Read Full Story

NSW Young Lawyers and Women Lawyers Speak in Support of 2011 Australian Young Lawyer of the Year

Posted: February 3, 2011

New South Wales Young Lawyers and the Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW (WLA NSW) congratulates Louisa Fitz-Gerald on receiving the Australian Young Lawyer of the Year award yesterday. Louisa single-handedly … Read Full Story

Women Lawyers Concerned about Decrease in Briefing of Female Counsel

Posted: December 23, 2010

The Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW (WLA NSW) says that members of the profession and the community should not be too quick to celebrate the announcement of the release of … Read Full Story

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