International Women's Day 2023

Wednesday 8 March 2023 · 7.30am - 9.00am


The Law Society's President, Cassandra Banks, will sit down with The Honourable Justice Julie Ward to celebrate and reflect on the achievements of women in the legal profession in a special event for this year's International Women's Day on 8 March.

A true pioneer, Justice Ward has achieved many groundbreaking milestones throughout her career and paved the way for future generations of practitioners. Prior to her appointment as President of the Court of Appeal early last year, her career highlights included being the youngest female partner appointed at Mallesons in 1988 and, in September 2008, the first female solicitor directly appointed to the Supreme Court bench.

Join us for this insightful look into the journey of Australian women in the legal profession, how far we've come and how much more we can achieve. All ticket holders will also receive a gift bag on the day


Julie Ward

The Honourable Justice Julie Ward | Read Bio
President of the Court of Appeal
Supreme Court of NSW

Cassandra Banks

Cassandra Banks | Read Bio
The Law Society of NSW

Event details


Wednesday 8 March 2023


7.30am - Guest arrivals and networking
8.00am - Welcome address and Introduce guest speaker Cassandra Banks, President, Law Society of NSW
8.05am - The Honourable Justice Julie Ward, President of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW, in conversation with Law Society President Cassandra Banks
8.35am - Thank-you and closing remarks and networking
9.00am - Event concludes


In person


Law Society of New South Wales
Level 2, 170 Phillip Street
Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000


Members: $99
Non-members: $149
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