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DISCRIMINATION, HUMAN RIGHTS AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOMS A panel discussion on issues in the law affecting the LGBTI community Victorian Women Lawyers welcomes you to join us for a panel discussion facilitated by Kristen Walker QC, the Solicitor-General for Victoria. The panel will explore the interplay between discrimination, human rights and religious freedoms in light of the US Supreme Court decision of Masterpiece Cakeshop v Colorado Civil Rights Commission, and in particular the impact of the decision on the LGBTI community. We encourage you to submit any questions you might have upon registration for this event, which will be anonymously put to our panel to provide their candid responses and share insight from their own experiences. RSVP by Monday 22 October 2018

Raising the Bar 2018 Networking Breakfast and Panel Discussion -- Please join us for a morning of lively discussion over breakfast, where you will have the opportunity to hear from our diverse panel of speakers from different practising backgrounds and levels of experience. The discussion will span how to make the transition to the Bar, including tackling the Bar exam, the Bar readers' course, how to choose and get the most out of your barristers’ clerk, and how to survive and thrive at the Bar. We encourage you to submit any burning questions you might have upon registration for this event, which will be anonymously put to our panel to provide their candid responses and share insight from their own experiences.

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VWL likes to highlight the work of these women lawyers, and to share their thoughts with our members. Each month we profile one of these women on this page.

This month we spotlight: Meg Aitken of K & L Gates
Allens Minter Ellison Maurice Wotton+Kearney Keypoint Law Clayton UTZ Maddocks K&L Gates Sigma Law in Order Nicholes Justitia KHQ Svenson