The peak body representing women lawyers in NSW for the advancement of women in the legal profession.

Women Lawyers Association of NSW

6 December 2006    

Dear Members & Colleagues

Following our AGM held on 30 November 2006,  I am delighted to announce the new committee as detailed below and thank those individuals for their interest and support. My President's report for the year will be posted to our website shortly and outlines the significant achievements for WLA this year and in particular our contributions to the national body, Australian Women Lawyers, which is increasing in importance as the move to a national profession gathers momentum.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 12 December for Xmas Cocktails, 6-8pm at Moonshadow, MLC Centre, Sydney. Gift bags, door prizes, cocktails and canapes! Please join us and our distinguished guests. Click here for details and registration

We wish you a safe and happy holiday season

Louise Byrne

President (Immediate Past)

Executive Committee:

President: Lee-May Saw Vice
Vice President: Shauna Jarrett
Secretary: Georgina Gowland & Rebecca Connolly
Treasurer: Julie Werda
Immediate Past President & AWL Representative: Louise Byrne
Functions Officer: Helen Wu
Sponsorship & Fundraising Officer: Bronwyn Carr
Professional Issues Officer & NSW Young Lawyers Representative: Kian Safaei
Media Officer: Mary Underwood
Policy Officer: Pauline Wright
Education Officers: Angela Chong & Tania Evers
Research Officer: Alexandra Wasiel
Committee Members: Brooke Pendlebury, Elizabeth Maconachie, Janet Coombs

We are pleased to announce that NAB will continue their support of the WLA in 2007. As a principle sponsor, they have been raising the awareness of women in the legal profession for over 10 years. NAB provide a team of bankers who are actively working to support WLA members. They specialise in providing tailored solutions to legal practioners including Chamber Loans and developing unique strategies for creating and protecting your wealth. Contact a dedicated NAB banker to find out how you can benefit from the latest changes to Superannuation legislation or to find out more about private banking solutions for legal professionals.

14 December, Thursday 6:30 PM for 7PM:  Xmas Dinner - Newcastle
The Wheel Shop, Honeysuckle Markets, Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle
Cost: $35 per head Menu: Finger food, followed by buffet meal and dessert. Wine, beer and softdrinks may be purchased from the bar.
RSVP to Amorelle at the venue direct on 0427 548 886, or 4938 9697 or by email on

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