Centenary of Women’s Legal Status Act of 1918
2018 marks the centenary of the landmark Women’s Legal Status Act on 1918 which gave women the right to practise as lawyers in New South Wales.
The Forbes Lecture for 2018
Wednesday 30 May 2018: We were delighted that the Hon Justice Virginia Bell AC could deliver the 2018 Forbes Lecture to mark the Centenary of the Women’s Legal Status Act 1918 (NSW). The lecture was chaired by Arthur Moses SC and was very well attended and we thank Her Honour for the fascinating presentation.
Anyone interested in the background to the passage of the Act can find further details in the following article on the topic published in Bar News Summer, 2010 – 2011. Background to the Women’s Legal Status Act 1918,