With the launch of a number of innovative new resources and initiatives, there has never been a better time to join or renew your membership to the Women Lawyers Association of NSW Inc (WLANSW).
All members of the Association have access to a wide range of innovative events, workshops and resources, in addition to ongoing advocacy to transform the profession from the inside out. The must have membership to access the tools you need to empower and inspire you to create the career you want.
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Complimentary and discounted tickets to events with industry speakers and experts providing skills and tools you need to create the career life you want, and leaders in the legal sector sharing their experiences and knowledge.
Ample opportunities to connect with other women from all sectors of the profession, including the judiciary. Grow and strengthen your personal and professional networks in law.
A CLEAR VOICE FOR WOMEN IN LAW
In keeping with our purpose of 'Transforming Law', WLANSW remains active in making submissions, conducting research and finding a seat at the table to push for reform on issues that matter to you.
JOINING FOR THE FIRST TIME?
If you are joining for the first time choose a membership level below, choose a payment option and complete the form.
RENEWING YOUR MEMBERSHIP?
If you’re already a member and wish to renew your membership, login with your Membership Login details here, select your membership level and click ‘JOIN / RENEW AS …’. If you’re logged in and your membership is paid up-to-date your current level will be highlighted in green below. To see your current expiry date loginin and visit your account page.
EXTENDING YOUR MEMBERSHIP BEYOND THE CURRENT MEMBERSHIP PERIOD
If you renew your account when your account is paid up-to-date you will renew to the following June, you can extend your membership for as long as you like. To see your current expiry date login in and visit your account page.
DON’T KNOW YOUR LOGIN DETAILS?
If you haven’t received any details or you don’t know your login details please type your email address into the Lost Password area and you’ll be emailed a reset link. Any problems contact the office.
Please note: Membership is based on financial year-end of 30 June each year.
Members of the Judiciary: Allows the judiciary to stay in touch with practising barristers, solicitors and academics; provides the judiciary with the opportunity to pass on some of their valuable experiences to more junior members of the profession. Ordinary: Sydney Metro/Regional
Barristers: Provides opportunities to mingle with other lawyers outside of court; to network with future instructing solicitors; to associate informally with the judiciary. Ordinary: Sydney Metro/Regional
Solicitors: A great way to network with colleagues from other firms, barristers, academics and the judiciary; opportunities to advance your career prospects Ordinary: Sydney Metro/Regional
Corporate Membership: Corporate membership categories offer great discounts to law firms, chambers and other organisations that support the objects of WLANSW, to extend the benefits of membership to all your staff in NSW. All staff are entitled to attend all WLANSW events and activities at member rates. Each corporate organisation member has one vote in any election of WLANSW by their designated ‘Official Delegate’. Corporate
Regional Lawyers: Reduced fees in recognition of the difficulties regional lawyers face in attending functions in Sydney; opportunity to keep in touch and updated; support to develop local meetings or events, or regional chapters. Ordinary: Regional
Join/Renew Ordinary: Regional
Community Lawyers: Reduced fees to encourage community lawyers to become involved with the projects and events of WLANSW. Ordinary: Community
Join/Renew Ordinary: Community
Law Students: Subsidised fees; some complimentary and low cost events for networking, personal and career development; an opportunity to meet with possible future employers and colleagues and advance your career prospects. Ordinary: Subsidised
Join/Renew Ordinary: Subsidised
Academics: Provides the opportunity to stay in touch and network with practising lawyers, members of the judiciary, and other academics. Ordinary: Sydney Metro/Regional
Subsidised Membership for lawyers not in full-time employment: Subsidised fees for those on maternity leave, retired, or not in full-time employment for other reasons, to keep you in touch and up to date. An opportunity for retired members to impart their knowledge and experience to others, and participate in our activities. Ordinary/Associate: Subsidised
Join/Renew Ordinary: Subsidised
Associate Membership for Men: Practising male lawyers, male law graduates, and male law students, who support the objects of WLANSW may become an Associate Member and are eligible for standard member benefits. Associate Members are recognised as members of AWL, but do not have the right to vote at meetings or elections of WLANSW, or to be elected as a member of any WLANSW committees. Associate/Associate: Subsidised.
Australian Women Lawyers (AWL)
Formed in 1997, AWL provides a collective national voice, a vehicle for communication and the sharing of ideas amongst the Associations. AWL is funded by each State and Territory Women Lawyers Association and WLANSW members are recognised as members of AWL and have voting rights.
For further information please refer to our Constitution (WLANSW_Constitution_November2014.pdf ).