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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

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.

3 February 2014

National Law Week
A week-long program of events, seminars and talks designed to
promote community awareness of the law and legal profession.

May 2014

A Career in Property Law Panel Discussion
Hosted by NSWYL Property Law Committee, guest speakers will share their experiences as lawyers.

May 2014

State of the Unions Workplace Debate
Hosted by NSW Young Lawyers Workplace and Safety Law Committee and DLA Piper.

May 2014

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

May 2014

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

May/June 2014

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

June 2014

Speed Networking Event
Hosted by NSWYL WSL Committee.

June 2014

Supreme Court Annual Corporate Law Conference
This year's conference focuses on Shareholder Protection.

July 2014

Mentoring Program
Uniting newly admitted lawyers seeking guidance and support with more experienced ones.

July 2014

Government Solicitors' Conference & Dinner
CLE conference for public sector practitioners organised by the Government Solicitors Committee.

September 2014

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 2014

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

September 2014

6th CIArb/YL International Arbitration Moot
The annual International Arbitration Moot hosted by the NSWYL International Law Committee and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australia.

September 2014

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 2014

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

October 2014

The Sir Anthony Mason Constitutional Law Essay Prize
Hosted by the NSWYL Public Law and Government Committee.

October 2014

Law and Justice Leadership Conference
Encouraging students to think about the role of the law in bringing about justice.

October 2014

Young Justice Program
Hosted by the NSWYL Young Justice Team.

Years 5-6, 8 October 2014 and Years 7-8, 23 October 2014

NSWYL Patron / Past President and Chairman Cocktail Function

October 2014

Trivia Night
Hosted by the NSWL Criminal Law Committee.

October 2014

Essay Competition
Hosted by the NSWYL Environment and Planning Law Committee.

October 2014

Specialist Accreditation cocktail reception for new specialists.

As announced

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

October 2014

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

November 2014

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

November 2014

Patron Awards
Recognising exceptional contributions to the legal profession and the community.

November 2014

Charity Trivia Night
Hosted by the NSWYL Environment and Planning Law Committee.

November 2014

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

December 2014

Specialist Seminars covering areas of practice for solicitors.

As announced

 

 

 

CONTACT

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  • Sydney NSW 2000
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  • F: (02) 9231 5809
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