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Bridging the Gender Divide: An Equitable Briefing Case Study

Date: 16 September 2020, 16:00 - 17:00
Location: Online webinar
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You are invited to join DWF's Kim O'Reilly and Vivien Botsikas and a panel of special guest barristers as they discuss the current "Gender Gap" and bridging the gender divide for females in senior leadership positions, with a particular focus on the Law Council of Australia's Equitable Briefing Policy aimed at promoting briefing of female barristers in Australia.

Event Details 

The event will be hosted by Principal Lawyer Kim O'Reilly and Senior Associate Vivien Botsikas and will feature the following panel of barristers:

Our hosts and guest panellists will discuss a number of topics including:

  • statistics in relation to the "Gender Gap"
  • issues and obstacles currently faced by female barristers
  • initiatives to address these, with a focus on the Equitable Briefing Policy
  • the impact of the above and further recommendations

You will have the opportunity to ask your own questions for this webinar by submitting them in advance to Elizabeth Kelly by 5pm AEST on Monday, 14 September 2020. You can also submit questions during the live webinar.

We hope you can join us for what will be an interactive and informative webinar.


  • Kim O'Reilly
  • Vivien Botsikas
  • Jenny Firkin QC (Melbourne)
  • Rebecca Treston QC (Brisbane)
  • Brenda Tronson (Sydney)

Click here to register for the webinar

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