Law Council of Australia National Model Gender Equitable Briefing Policy

The Law Council’s aim is to achieve a nationally consistent approach towards bringing about cultural and attitudinal change within the legal profession with respect to gender briefing practices. Equitable briefing practices maximise choices for legal practitioners and their clients, promote the full use of the independent bar and optimise opportunities for practice development of all […]

Diversity and Equality Charter

The Australian legal profession is committed to promoting diversity, equality, respect and inclusion consistent with the principles of justice, integrity, equity and the pursuit of excellence upon which the profession is founded.

Joint Law Society/Women Lawyers of WA

Catherine Fletcher

2015/16 Annual Report The Committee is a liaison group between Women Lawyers of Western Australia (Inc.) (WLWA) and the Law Society. Members include representatives from the Law Society’s Young Lawyers Committee, the Western Australian Bar Association and the Law Council of Australia’s Equal Opportunity Committee, all of whom report on local and national issues. In […]