2017 AGM & Christmas Dinner

Thursday 23 November 2017 at the Northern Club

Come to either or come to both! The AGM commences at 5.30pm, then the Christmas Dinner function will commence with drinks from 6.00pm - with dinner to follow.

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Reporting on the Dame Silvia Cartwright Lecture 2017

AWLA held its annual Dame Silvia Cartwright lecture this year at the Northern Club on the 5th of September. The turnout was absolutely amazing, and this year's speaker, Chief Coronor Judge Deborah Marshall, gave a riveting talk.

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2017 AGM & Dinner - Save the date

The date for the AWLA 2017 AGM & Dinner is 23 November 2017 at the Northern Club.
Please save this date - more details to follow.

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AWLA Moot 2017

Do you want to improve your advocacy skills? Get some feedback from the experts? Or just find out whether litigation is a part of the law you might be interested in?

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AWLA Quiz Night 2017

Following the launch last year of the annual Auckland Women Lawyers’ Association (AWLA) Charity Quiz, this year's Quiz was another huge success!

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ADLS Leading Your Career Workshop

ADLS is organising another Leading Your Career Workshop in Auckland on the 13th of September following the success of its last event.

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Mooting Training Session - for AUT and UoA Students

Calling all Women Mooters: The Auckland Women Lawyers' Association is hosting a ‘how to moot’ seminar for female university students. The seminar will be a casual session with plenty of opportunity for Q&A, and we will hear from some incredible mooters

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AWLA Writing Prize 2017

AWLA Writing Prize 2017 - all undergraduate law students at the University of Auckland and Auckland Universiyt of Technology are eligible.

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Margaret Wilson Scholarship 2017

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY! Calling all Auckland Female Law Students.

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The Family and Whanau Violence Legislation Bill

The Family and Whanau Violence Legislation Bill passed its first reading on the 11th of April 2017.

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ADLSI's Leading Your Career Workshop

AWLA committee member Anna Parker recently attended the ADLSI “Leading your Career” workshop. The workshop was run by Miriam Dean QC and Andrea Thompson from Catapult.

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NZLS Unconscious Bias Seminar

AWLA committee member Anna Parker attended the free unconscious bias training run by the NZLS - a fantastic initiative which the AWLA fully supports.

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President's Speech March 2017

Full text of the speech delivered by Janna McGuigan, AWLA President, at the President's Function on 1 March 2017.

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Welcoming the New Zealand Women's Law Journal

We are excited about the newly-created New Zealand Women's Law Journal ("NZWLJ"). The NZWLJ is an academic journal aimed at publishing legal work relating to women's issues and the law.

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Recent Reports on the Gender Pay Gap in New Zealand, and the Equal Pay Amendment Bill

The start of the year has seen a flurry of activity in the pay equity discussion, with the release of the Ministry for Women and AUT's report entitled Empirical evidence of the gender pay gap in New Zealand, the release of a short report by the Ministry for Women and Statistics New Zealand on the effect of motherhood on pay, and the introduction of the Equal Pay Amendment Bill in Parliament.

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AWLA joins social media

AWLA is now on Facebook and LinkedIn.  To view photos from events, connect with other members, or to receive updates on things of interest to the AWLA community, become a member of our Facebook Group

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AWLA Careers Evening 2017

You are cordially invited to attend AWLA's Careers Evening on the 10th of May!

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Drinks & Nibbles - 28 March

You are invited to celebrate with us as we mark the launch of our new website, new president and some new fresh and enthusiastic faces on our committee.

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Reporting on the President's Function 2017

AWLA held its first formal event for the year, the President's Function, on the 1st of March 2017 at the ADLSi Rooftop Garden.

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President's Function 2017

AWLA cordially invites you to the President's Function being held on 1 March 2017 at the ADLSi Rooftop Garden.

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International Women's Day!

Ladies! Today is International Women's Day and in honour of this year's theme #BeBoldForChange read more for some ideas of what you can do to partake today

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2016 Annual General Meeting

The AWLA held its Annual General Meeting at 5.30pm on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 at the Northern Club.

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2016 Christmas Dinner

Our annual Christmas dinner was held on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 at the Northern Club.

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