2 years ago

18 April, 2016

Rydges Hotels & Resorts

Organised by:
Law Students Society

For those of you interested in Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the work that Magistrate Spencer is doing, the link to the blog she mentioned is here: https://mainstreamtj.wordpress.com
They can also be contacted via email at: mainstreamtj@gmail.com

For anyone interested in joining the Law Institute Victoria, you can do so online here: http://www.liv.asn.au/For-Lawyers/Join-the-LIV

Anyone interested in Construction Law should check out the National Association of Women in Construction, the association of which Ms Dickson is Victorian Council President: https://www.nawic.com.au

Finally, for those of you interested in getting involved in Social Justice causes a little bit closer to campus, make sure you check out the SJE portfolio's Just Leadership Program, which is currently accepting applications: https://www.facebook.com/events/664457363693652/

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You are cordially invited to the annual Monash Law Students' Society Women in the Law Breakfast, proudly presented by Maurice Blackburn, and sponsored by Clayton Utz, K&L Gates Minter Ellison and Ashurst.

The Women in the Law Breakfast endeavours to connect female law professionals with law students who are interested in the role of women in the law. The event provides an opportunity to network and be educated by top professionals in the field in a friendly, relaxed and collegiate atmosphere.

In addition, our guest speakers will share their experiences as women in high profile positions within the legal industry and their views on the role of women in the law. Following our key note addresses, there will also be opportunities to mingle with guest speakers and representatives from sponsoring law firms.

Our Guest Speakers for the Breakfast are:
Ms Nerida Wallace, CEO of Law Institute Victoria.
Ms Rebecca Dickson, Victorian Council President of the National Association of Women in Construction Law, and a Director of the Society of Construction Law, Australia.
Her Honour Magistrate Pauline Spencer, Magistrate with the Dandenong Magistrates' Court, and previously the Executive Officer of the Federation of Community Legal Centres.
Felicity Millner, Direcotor of Litigation at Environmental Justice Australia, and a Senior Solicitor with the Environmental Defenders Office (NSW).

This event is open to all of the Monash community, so invite your friends! All genders are welcome.

When: Monday April 18th, 7:00am - 9:00am
Where: Rydges Hotel, 186 Exhibition St, Melbourne
Dress: Business attire

Tickets essential! Tickets are $26 and can be purchased online at https://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=193632.


For more information please contact Amelia Kearney (Equity Officer) at equityofficers@monashlss.com.