The Women Lawyers’ Association of New South Wales Inc. (WLANSW) welcomes and encourages the formation of Regional Chapters of WLA NSW in regional, rural and remote areas of New South Wales.

WLANSW recognises the benefits of supporting local members in the formation, management and administration of Regional Chapters. Regional Chapters allow WLANSW to:
– Support the advancement of women lawyers in regional, rural and remote areas of New South Wales;
– Monitor and respond to issues affecting women lawyers in regional, rural and remote areas of New South Wales;
– Maintain an effective local presence in regional, rural and remote areas of New South Wales; and
– Ensure that membership of WLANSW continues to be of benefit to Regional Members.

Please contact us executive@womenlawyersnsw.org.au , for further information and enquiries.

Newcastle Chapter SubCommittee:
Catherine Henry, Principal, Catherine Henry Lawyers (Chair)
Suzie Leask, Senior Associate, Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors
Sher Campbell, Lecturer, University of Newcastle
Bronwyn Ambrogetti, Managing Solicitor, Hunter Community Legal Centre
Bridget Bennett, Law Graduate, Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Lizzie McLaughlin, Barrister, Hunter Street Chambers
Ashleigh John, Associate Director, Mullane & Lindsay Solicitors
Ebony Welsh, Law Student, Catherine Henry Lawyers

Wollongong Chapter SubCommittee:
Melinda Griffiths, Principal Lawyer, Slater & Gordon Lawyers (Chair)
Lorelle Longbottom, Partner, DGB Lawyers
Kathryn Grimshaw, Solicitor, CLC
Karina Murray, Lecturer, School of Law UOW
Jessica Koot, Solicitor, Access Law Group
Trish Mundy, Lecturer, Head of Students, School of Law UOW
Natasha Pearson, Partner, Maguire & McInerney Lawyers
Anne Mowbray, Partner, Verekers Wollongong Lawyers
Deb Langton, Director, Carter Ferguson Solicitors

Penrith Chapter SubCommittee:
Janis Donnelly-Coode, Solicitor, Coode & Corry Solicitors (Chair)
Natalie Ballard, Director, Novus Law Group
Amanda Little, Principal Solicitor, Amanda Little & Associates
Fadia Slewa, Solicitor, Bell Lawyers
Nicole Smith, Solicitor, Raftons Family Lawyers
Amy Gilford, Law Graduate
Kristin Bryan, Managing Solicitor, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions NSW