High Tea with Keynote Speaker Fiona McLeod SC

The Joint Law Society/Women Lawyers Committee will be hosting their annual women lawyers event on Monday, 4 September, this year bringing back the popular high tea format.

Guests will enjoy a delicious sweet and savoury high tea in the exclusive penthouse at the Western Australian Club as they hear a keynote presentation from visiting guest Fiona McLeod SC, President, Law Council of Australia. We are delighted to have her visit Western Australia to deliver a special presentation for the profession.

Following the presentation, guests will have the opportunity to pose questions to the Law Council President and network in a collegial environment.

The High Tea is open to members and non-members and we encourage both women and men to attend, to celebrate and champion diversity in the profession at this important event on the annual calendar.

Numbers are limited for this special event, so please register now to avoid disappointment.

Fiona McLeod SC, President, Law Council of Australia

Fiona McLeod SC is the President of the Law Council of Australia and practises at the Victorian Bar, appearing in trials and appeals in public law and commercial matters. She has practised at the Victorian Bar since 1991 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2003.

Ms McLeod is a Past President of the Australian Bar Association and was the Chair of the Victorian Bar in 2013.

Ms McLeod has been recognised with numerous awards for excellence and leadership, for her work in supporting diversity and equality and her work in pro bono and human rights matters including human trafficking. Ms McLeod was inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll for Women in 2014 and is a recipient of a prestigious inaugural Commonwealth Government Anti-Slavery Australia Freedom Award.

Details

Event date 04 Sep 2017, 2:45 pm
Event End Date 04 Sep 2017, 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 31 Jul 2017, 11:00 pm
Cut off date 31 Aug 2017
Price for LSWA members, $100 for non-members
$75.00

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