Attend events aimed at broadening knowledge of the law and legal practice, and earn CPD points for attendance at qualifying VWL events. Connect with colleagues in the legal profession and other professional associations – such as the Women Barristers’ Association and Women in Finance – via networking events and cross-industry conferences.

CURRENT EVENTS

Climbing the career ladder: Panel discussion about career progression for women in the legal industry
Date
13 July 2016
Time
Registration 5.30pm, panel discussion 6.00pm - 7.30pm, Q&A and networking 7.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue
Ashurst, Level 26, 181 William Street, Melbourne
Join us for a panel discussion about taking your career to the next level, and how to ask those “tough questions”. Panel includes:
  • Shobana Richmond, Manager at Taylor Root
  • Melanie Wilkinson, co-owner and director at Fenton Communications
  • Shivani Pillai, Barrister and Board Member of the Parole Board, Department of Justice Victoria
  • Jane Harvey, Partner at Ashurst
Tackling Sexism, Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination in the Workplace
Date
19 July 2016
Time
7:30 am - breakfast and networking; 8:00 am to 9:00 am - seminar
Venue
Russell Kennedy Lawyers Level 12, 469 La Trobe Street, Melbourne
Join Victorian Women Lawyers and Russell Kennedy Lawyers for a discussion as to the issues facing female government lawyers in their workplaces from a number of perspectives, and how these barriers are being addressed and overcome.
CULTURALLY SENSITIVE LEGAL ADVICE: FAMILY LAW AND FAMILY VIOLENCE
Date
27 July 2016
Time
6.00 - 8.00pm 6.00pm: Registration and lightrefreshments 6.30pm: Panel discussion
Venue
MetroWest, Victoria University 138 Nicholson St, Footscray VIC 3011
A panel discussion on how to best support women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities
 

Please join us for a panel discussion on how to best support women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities who are experiencing issues of family law and family violence.

 

PAST EVENTS

29 June 2016
Gender, Sexuality and the Legal Profession
09 June 2016
Launch of Law Student Mentoring Program 2016 with the Honourable Justice Rita Zammit
27 May 2016
BENDIGO NETWORKING LUNCHEON
24 May 2016
2016 MEMBERS & GUESTS EVENING
19 May 2016
Family Violence in Australia - Migrant women slip through the cracks
12 May 2016
Geelong Networking Drinks
11 May 2016
PROGRESSION AND PROMOTION FOR WOMEN LAWYERS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE
06 April 2016
Not Yours To Share- Legal responses to non-consensual distribution of private sexual material
03 March 2016
Regional women lawyers afternoon reception at Government House
25 February 2016
VWA/WBA Female Barristers Networking Lunches
24 February 2016
Women Lawyers Networking Evening