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National Law Week


Lawweek LogoNational Law Week is an annual event, held in May, to promote public understanding of the law and its role in society.

Law Week programs are developed to include people from diverse backgrounds, organisations and perspectives in the planning and implementation of programs and in the audience Law Week activities serve.

Law Week is managed by the Law Society of NSW in conjunction with other stakeholders from the Attorney General's Department, the Legal Aid Commission of NSW, the NSW Police Force, the NSW Bar Association, NSW Young Lawyers, LIAC and the Department of Education and Training.

While the program changes each year, activities and events typically include:

  • Activities for school students
  • NSW Young Lawyers Golden Gavel Competition
  • Court Open Days
  • Legal Information Forums at public libraries across the State
  • Community activities organised by Legal Aid, the NSW Police and the Department of Education and Training

For more information, visit the Law Week website.


  • Law Society of NSW
  • 170 Phillip Street
  • Sydney NSW 2000
  • DX 362 Sydney
  • T: (02) 9926 0333