The ANU Women in Law Organisation and UC Women in Law Mentoring Program celebrated the end of Semester 1 of 2019 with a cocktail event at Novotel on 30 May 2019. Here are some photos from the celebratory cocktail event with guest speaker Magistrate Louise Taylor of the ACT Magistrates Court.
Women Lawyers Association of the ACT and The Law Society of the ACT were delighted to host the annual law week dinner of 2019.
On 4 May 2019 the doors of the ACT Courts were opened to ACT practitioners and their family members for the WLA ACT Court Family Day. This was a great way for children and partners of ACT practitioners to see the interiors of the newly refurbished Courts and to get an idea of what a day in the life of a lawyer or judge entails.
Women Lawyers Association of the ACT and Hall and Wilcox were delighted to hear from a sensational panel of women lawyers from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds on Tuesday 19 March 2019 at Ovolo Nishi.
On Monday 3 September WLA ACT held its second ‘Partners Mentoring Lunch’ at Clayton Utz. The aim of this event was to provide our members with an opportunity to network with women partners in Canberra, and to have informal discussions about their experiences and their ‘path to partnership’.
The Women Lawyers Association was proud to host a Mentor Breakfast on 17 July 2018 with special guest, Emeritus Professor Robin Creyke AO.
On 14 March 2018 WLA ACT held a panel event with Prue Bindon, Barrister of Key Chambers, Jennifer Wyborn, Partner at Clayton Utz, and Simone Ey, a human resources professional and Managing Director of Citron Consultng. The panel explored what the #MeToo Movement means for legal practice and legal workplaces.
On Tuesday 13 February WLA ACT hosted its first event of 2018, a Mentor Breakfast with guest speaker the Honourable Associate Justice Verity McWilliam at Hotel Hotel in New Acton.
The Women Lawyers Association of the ACT was proud to host the Annual Law Week Dinner, with special guest, Clementine Ford. The Law Week Dinner was a unique opportunity for WLA ACT members and friends to meet and enjoy a special evening together.
On 6 May 2017 members attended a voice coach workshop with Lucy Cornell at the ACT Supreme Court. Lucy has over 10 years of working in court rooms, as well as in the boardrooms she visits, and her Lucy’s experience is that women are still battling to have their voice heard. Male modes of communication still dominate and male voices are still favoured.