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

Women Lawyers Association of NSW

8 June 2007    

Dear Members & Colleagues

Nominations are currently open for the  NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards 2007 and will close on 30 June 2007. Please click here for further details and the Nomination form.

Following the review and update of our Constitution, we are pleased to launch our new categories of membership and logo. In addition to our Ordinary Individual, Regional and Subsidised memberships, the following membership categories are now available:

• Corporate Membership;and
• Associate Membership for Male Lawyers and Male Law Student.

Organisations that take advantage of our Corporate Membership rates can make considerable savings. A reduced rate is now available for Individual Community Lawyers.

In opening our membership to men since our incorporation in 1952, we are offering a complimentary ticket to our Gala Awards Dinner on 19 October 2007, to be drawn from the first ten men to join. They will also be noted in our historical records

Please refer to the attached Membership Form for further details, and contact:
Kathryn McKenzie, Executive Officer, on (02) 4392 1185 or at should you have any enquiries

Yours faithfully,

Lee-May Saw

28th June, Thursday 5.30pm "Top Tips for Buying & Selling Property" proudly sponsored by Buyers First and NAB at the Law Society of NSW, Level 2, 170 Phillip St, Sydney. Gain the knowledge and learn the language of successful real estate and finance professionals. You will get top tips, information and checklists to achieve success in the property market - click here for further details. No charge; light refreshments; bookings essential to or phone 4392 1185.

Door prizes compliments of Dendy Films to an exclusive preview screening of Lucky Miles on 9th July, 6.30pm at Dendy Opera Quays. Based on a collection of true stories, Lucky Miles is a bittersweet comedy about distance, difference and dud maps!




Mahlab Recruitment Survey 2007

We are pleased to announce that Mahlab Recruitment is again conducting their annual career and salary survey of the legal profession.

Supported by the Women Lawyers Association of NSW Inc. and other relevant industry associations, Mahlab Recruitment will survey hundreds of clients, private practitioners, company secretaries, corporate lawyers and practice development and support professionals.

Released post salary review, Mahlab's survey is recognized as the most comprehensive retrospective survey, reflecting historical trends and salary benchmarks across private practice, corporate and practice development services.

Women Lawyers Association of NSW members are encouraged to participate in Survey 2007 and be the first to access the full report when it is released. Online questionnaires open on Friday 8 June and close on Friday 29 June.

For further information on Mahlab Recruitment and Survey 2007, visit

Please note that by completing this survey you consent to your data forming part of a published report, however, all personal information will remain strictly confidential.

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