Golden Gavel

Courageous young lawyers, a battle of wit and the chance to represent WA in the National Golden Gavel. Don’t miss this annual humorous public speaking event where contestants put their comedic skill on display in front of an esteemed panel of judges. Tickets sell quickly for this event, so don’t miss out. Book yourself a […]

Inter-Profession Speed Networking

The popular YLC Inter-Profession Networking Series is back with a speed networking event for young professionals from the legal profession and other industries. Join the Law Society’s Young Lawyers Committee and other professional organisations including PerthYP, ANZ Young Professionals Network and Young Engineers Australia WA at EY on 19 April for an evening of structured [...]

Social Justice Opportunities Evening

SOLD OUT Please note change in venue, now at the Law Society of Western Australia, Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace, Perth. Explore how law students and young lawyers can engage in the social justice space and understand the legal and professional skills required when embarking on related career pathways. Learn how to become actively […]

Young Lawyers

Young Lawyers Committee
‘Young lawyers’ are members who are less than 35 years old and/or have less than 5 years of practice. Life as a young lawyer can be both challenging and rewarding. No one else is more understanding of what it takes to make it as a young lawyer, than other young lawyers who have walked in [...]

Young Lawyers

2016/17 Annual Report The Young Lawyers Committee assists the Law Society in coordinating a significant number of events and initiatives including: social events to promote collegiality such as the Welcome to the Profession breakfast, inter-firm sporting events (volleyball and netball) and Golden Gavel; the Practical Advocacy Weekend, which includes a preparatory seminar as well as [...]