Social Justice Career Opportunities Evening 2023

Thursday 1st June, 2023 5:30 pm – Thursday 1st June, 2023 7:30 pm
The College of Law
Durack Centre, 263 Adelaide Terrace Perth

The Law Society’s Young Lawyers Committee is pleased to host the annual Social Justice Career Opportunities Evening once again.

Join us and discover how you can learn about having a meaningful career in the human rights and social justice space at this informative evening event. Whether you are a law student, young lawyer or established professional, find out how you can engage and be inspired by this important area of the law and even how you can embark on a new career pathway or volunteer.

Our dynamic panel of speakers will explain how you can get involved in the work of a diverse range of human rights organisations including pro-bono and volunteer opportunities.

Speakers include:

  • Sophie Manera, Partner, Tang Law and Pro-bono Advocate
  • Georgia Pickering, Principal Lawyer, Law Access
  • Elizabeth Phillips, Solicitor, Elder Rights WA, Civil Law Division, Legal Aid WA
  • Robert Bitmead, Lawyer, Jamukurnu Yapalikurnu Aboriginal Corporation (JYAC)
  • Jess Border, Solicitor, Environmental Defenders Office
  • Kirsten Gammer, Principal Lawyer, RUAH Legal Services / Mental Health Law Centre
  • Katy Welch, Principal Lawyer – Humanitarian, Circle Green

Stick around after the presentations for drinks and canapés, with the opportunity to network with the speakers and a number of exhibitors present that work in the social justice area.

This event is open to all members and non-members from the legal profession and is perfect for students, new admittees and young lawyers.

Don’t delay, reserve your place for this popular informative evening at the links above.

For general enquiries, please email or phone 9324 8692.

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              Law Student Events Western Australia

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