Yes, you can have it all, but not at the same time. Set your own priorities, trust your gut and follow your heart.
In 2015, the Law Council of Australia (LCA) found that women made up 61 per cent of recently admitted solicitors yet continue to be under-represented in senior positions. These statistics are supported by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s findings (2017) in relation to equality in the legal services industry generally. That is, while nearly 70 per cent of those employed in the legal services industry were female, they held fewer than 6 per cent of the industry’s CEO positions.
For almost half a century, Tasmanian Women Lawyers has supported women in the legal profession. Over the years, the Association has continued with vigour in its mission to:
Tasmanian Women Lawyers is managed by a committee appointed yearly at the Annual General Meeting. Details of our current committee, and how to contact them, can be found below.
Tasmanian Women Lawyers always welcomes new members, friends and committee members* (*nominations considered at the AGM), and looks forward to meeting you at one of its networking or educational events.