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Networking events & CLEs

We hold regular events which provide an invaluable opportunity for guests to gather and network with each other as well as hear from a range of speakers including experienced barristers, law firm partners, in-house counsel, sole practitioners and job share partners who each juggle busy legal careers with the demands of young children and family life. Other speakers include experienced career and lifestyle coaches.

We also hold child-friendly CLEs where lawyers are welcome to bring their babies and toddlers. Professional nanny support is available at these CLEs to assist parents.

Our events are open to everyone – all lawyers – male and female (with or without children), non-lawyers, employers, search firm professionals, HR managers and other interested guests.

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Sydney event – Tuesday 3 March 2015

Please join us on Tuesday, 3 March 2015 for our first event. This will be a wonderful opportunity to network with fellow lawyers in a relaxed atmosphere and obtain 2 compulsory CPD points while also being treated to refreshments and lunch.

  • Date: Tuesday 3 March 2015
  • Time: 9:45am – 1pm
  • Venue: Sheraton on the Park, Castlereagh Room, Level B1, 161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
  • CPD Units: Claim up to 2 CPD Units

For more details and to purchase tickets, please visit our Sticky Tickets events page.

Event format

  • 9:45am: Registration. Tea and coffee and a light morning tea will be available.
  • 10am – 11am: CPD presentation by Employment Lawyer Justine Turnbull, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw, which will satisfy the requirements of Regulation 176.
  • 11am – Noon: CPD presentation by Professional Ethics solicitor Linden Barnes, NSW Law Society, which will comply with the requirements of Rule 57.
  • Noon – 1pm: 1 hour break to chat with fellow lawyers, build on your existing professional relationships and form some new relationships. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

CPD Units: 2 CPD units

About our presenters

  • Justine Turnbull is a Partner in the International Employment Law group of Seyfarth Shaw. Justine specialises in providing advice to major companies on a broad range of employment related matters including employment and post-employment obligations and disputes, executive employment arrangements and discrimination and harassment claims and investigations.Justine. She is editor of and a contributing author of the 2014 LexisNexis employment law publication. Justine is also a founding member and strong supporter of Lawyer Mums Australia.
  • Linden Barnes is an ethics solicitor at the NSW Law Society and is responsible for providing guidance to the profession on their professional ethical obligations. She regularly presents on ethics to solicitors practising in all types of practice models including sole practices, major firms, government and in-house. Linden commenced her career in insurance litigation and then moved in-house, working at major financial organisations.



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