New Admittees Orientation & Networking Reception


Tuesday 11 December 2018, 5.30pm – 7.15pm


In our commitment to supporting you at every stage in your career, The Law Society of NSW cordially invites you to attend the New Admittees Orientation Session.

The orientation sessions are designed to provide you with all the necessary information you need to get your legal career started and includes:
• Practising Certificates
• Supervision Guidelines
• Regulation & Compliance

Also find out about how you can get involved with our Young Lawyer community and what the Law Society of NSW can offer you.

The Orientation Session will be followed by a cocktail networking reception where you will have the opportunity to hear from our keynote speaker Edward Santow.

Edward Santow has been Human Rights Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission since August 2016. Ed leads the Commission’s work on detention and implementing the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT); refugees and migration; human rights issues affecting LGBTI people; counter-terrorism and national security; technology and human rights; freedom of expression; and freedom of religion. Ed’s areas of expertise include human rights, public law and discrimination law. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), and serves on a number of boards and committees, including the Australia Pro Bono Centre. In 2009, Ed was presented with an Australian Leadership Award, and in 2017, he was recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. From 2010-2016, Ed was chief executive of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, a leading non-profit organisation that promotes human rights through strategic litigation, policy development and education. Ed was previously a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Law School, a research director at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law

We hope you can make it and look forward to welcoming you.

  • Date: Tuesday 11 December 2018
  • Time: 5.30pm – 7.15pm
  • Venue: Law Society of NSW, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney