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Events

The Law Society hosts or coordinates events for both solicitors and the community. These are designed to forge connections between individual solicitors and the wider legal community, and put schools, students and the general public in touch with the legal profession.

Highlights of the Society's events calendar are included below. For a full listing of events, searchable by event type, see the CLE & Events Calendar.

Highlights of our events calendar

Time of year

President’s Welcome and cocktail function for newly admitted lawyers.

Throughout the year

New South Wales Young Lawyers Launch Party

January

Opening of Law Term Dinner
Continuing the tradition of providing a platform for the public discussion
of issues that go to the heart of the legal system.

February

Specialist Accreditation Cockatil Reception
Cocktail reception for new specialists.

March

New South Wales Young Lawyers Sports Day

April

Golden Gavel Public Speaking Competition
One of the most entertaining events on the legal calendar, organised by NSW Young Lawyers.

May

New South Wales Young Lawyers Mid-year Assembly
A planning conference for the future direction of NSW Young Lawyers.

May

New South Wales Young Lawyers State of the Union Debate

May

Confidence in the Courtroom
An interactive advocacy skills program for practitioners with little or no courtroom experience or advocacy training.

June

New South Wales Young Lawyers Young Justice Program Years 5-6 & 8

July

Annual Conference for Accredited Specialists
A CPD conference for accredited specialists in the areas of property, business and personal injury law.

August

Young Professionals Charity Ball
The annual networking event organised by NSW Young Lawyers in conjunction with other young professional bodies.

August

Government Solicitors' Conference & Dinner
CLE conference for public sector practitioners.

September

State of the Profession Address
An opportunity to hear from the Patron of NSW Young Lawyers on an issue important to the practise of law.

September

New South Wales Young Lawyers Public Interest Careers Fair

September

Law Society Annual Members Dinner
An opportunity to thank all who have contributed to the work of the Law Society over the course of the year.

October

Rural Issues Conference
Covering legal issues that affect rural practitioners in their day-to-day practise of law.

October

New South Wales Young Lawyers Long Range Planning Meeting

October

New South Wales Young Lawyers Past President Cocktail Function

October

McCallum Medal Competition
An annual public speaking event in honour of Professor RON McCallum AO.

October

Board Ready
A Q&A style event designed to uncover the mysteries of boards to lawyers with little experience of boards.

November

New South Wales Young Lawyers Young Justice Program Years 7-8

November

New South Wales Young Lawyers Annual Assembly
An occasion to celebrate the achievements of NSW Young Lawyers, hear from experts and vote for next year's leaders.

November

Mock Trial Grand Final
The popular competition for schools throughout NSW and the ACT.

December

Specialist Seminars covering areas of practice for solicitors.

December

 

 

 

CONTACT

  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • 170 Phillip Street
  • Sydney NSW 2000
  • DX 362 Sydney
  • T: (02) 9926 0333
  • F: (02) 9231 5809
  • E: lawsociety@lawsociety.com.au
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