Trailblazing Women, Art & The Law


Join us for an evening of art, wine and celebrating trailblazing women lawyers in Newcastle.  The newly revamped Newcastle Chapter of the Women Lawyers Association of NSW is pleased to present this exciting event featuring a panel of inspirational Newcastle women.

‘Trailblazing Women, Art & The Law’
5.30-7.30pm Wednesday 19th March 2014
Lovett Galley, Newcastle Region Library, 2nd Floor Laman Street

Our panel will include: 

  • Kate Lindsay. Kate has been a senior member of academic staff of the Newcastle University Law School for many years. 
  • Lyn McLardy.  Lyn was admitted to practise in 1967, has recently retired and was the first practising woman solicitor in Newcastle.
  • Helen Wilson SC. Helen is a Crown Solicitor and the first woman barrister to be appointed Senior Counsel in Newcastle.
  • Anne Kinnear.  Anne has conducted her own practice, Kinnear & Company, since 1994.

Tickets Members $30pp/ Student Members $20pp , Non-Members $35pp/ Student Non-Members $25pp  include:


  • SHE: true stories, ordinary and extraordinary Art Exhibition
  • An all-female string trio from the Newcastle Improvised Music Association
  • Drinks and canapés

Please share this event with your networks and help us start the conversation about what women in the Hunter want as we launch this new offering under the WLANSW umbrella.

Please click here for further details and registration. RSVP: 14th March. Tickets limited so book early!





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Who are Australian Women Lawyers (AWL)?

Formed in 1997, AWL is the national body representing and funded by women lawyers associations in Australia. The current AWL Patron is the Honourable Chief Justice Diana Bryant of the Family Court of Australia.

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