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

Cultural Diversity in the Legal Profession - A panel discussion on the importance of greater diversity in the legal profession
Date
15 March 2017
Time
6:00 pm Registration and light refreshments; 6:30 pm - 8 :00 pm Panel discussion
Venue
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Level 10, 456 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Cultural diversity is firmly back on the agenda. The business case for cultural diversity is well documented but for the legal profession the importance of cultural diversity goes beyond organisational performance. Join us for a panel discussion on the current state of cultural diversity in the legal profession and how our profession must change to meet the needs of the 21st century in our increasingly multicultural society.
Future Public Sector Leaders
Date
23 March 2017
Time
5.30pm – 6.30pm: Registration & Networking drinks, 6.30pm – 7.30pm: Panel discussion and Q&A
Venue
Monash Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Join Victorian Women Lawyers and Green’s List for an evening of networking and an interactive discussion with a panel of prominent female government lawyers. Moderated by barrister Anna Robertson, this panel discussion will feature three panellists of diverse backgrounds who will share their insights and experiences in pursuing leadership and management positions in government:
  • Marlo Baragwanath, Victorian Government Solicitor
  • Joanne Smith, Office of Chief Examiner
  • Helen Fatouros, Victorian Legal Aid

PAST EVENTS

29 November 2016
2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
21 November 2016
Pay Transparency - Good for Women, Good for Business
02 November 2016
Outcomes of the Royal Commission into Family Violence
25 October 2016
Coming to the Bar
21 October 2016
Regional Career Development and Leadership - Shepparton
20 October 2016
Victorian Women Lawyers turns 20
13 October 2016
Closing the gender pay gap: How to negotiate your pay, conditions & employment contract
06 October 2016
Regional Career Development and Leadership - Geelong
15 September 2016
Flexibility and teams: making it work together
14 September 2016
Addressing Unconscious Bias
24 August 2016
Resourcing Yourself: Professionally and Personally
18 August 2016
Remembering Ms Dhu: Incarceration of Indigenous Women
27 July 2016
CULTURALLY SENSITIVE LEGAL ADVICE: FAMILY LAW AND FAMILY VIOLENCE
19 July 2016
Tackling Sexism, Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination in the Workplace
13 July 2016
Climbing the career ladder: Panel discussion about career progression for women in the legal industry
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