You deserve it all: How do you do it?

You deserve it all: How do you do it?

Join us for a fun and interactive discussion on how to overcome the law and life’s challenges to achieve your career goals with a panel of some of Australia’s most esteemed and successful women in the law!

Criminal Law Mums is a well-being a professional development support group for criminal lawyer mums and all other people in the legal profession. Our members understand the unique pressures of being a lawyer and a mum. We are here to create great opportunities for women in the law and related professions to boost their professional connections and presence, and to support you on your personal and professional journey through fun and inspirational development sessions. We all experience those conflicting and fluctuating feelings of guilt, self-doubt, love, joy and determination. So if you want to vent, laugh, or seek guidance, join our safe and caring community at


  • When: 10am-1pm, Friday 9 October 2020. In consideration of other attendees, we seek your cooperation in arriving on time.
  • Where: ACT Law Society Blackburn Training Room, Level 4, 1 Farrell Place, Canberra City
  • Light refreshments will be provided
  • Members will earn 3 CPD units: 2 in Core Area 2, and 1 in Core Area 3
  • Cost (incl GST): $180 members, $240 non-members, $45 students/CLCs
  • Registrations close 27 September

Fees are payable upon registration. 30 days payment invoices are available to members at the discretion of the Law Society. A 1.3% surcharge may be incurred on online payments. The Society reserves the right to cancel or alter events at its discretion, and in such circumstances, attendees will be notified via email.

Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be made in writing, and all cancellations will incur a fee, however, no charge will be incurred for substituting another person. Outside of the cancellation periods given below, a $10 administration fee will be incurred for any cancellation made. If a registered attendee fails to attend without notifying the Society in writing, no credit or refund will be offered and 100% of the total cost will be retained by the Society. CPD Events — In the case of CPD events, for cancellations made within two working days of the event, 50% of the total cost will be retained by the Society as a cancellation fee and the balance may be used as a credit towards other CPD events or be refunded. If you choose to keep a credit it will remain valid for 12 months from the event date, after which time it will expire. Webinars — In the case of live or on-demand webinars, as connection details are sent when registration is completed, no refund or cancellation is available. Social events — In the case of social events, no refund can be made after the RSVP date of the event.

Definitions: 'Registration' means any booking given to the Society in writing, on our website, or by phone. 'Member' means any member of the ACT Law Society, including associate members and honorary members. 'Young Lawyer' means any member who has held a practising certificate for five years or less. 'CLC' means any member working for a recognised community legal centre, or holding a volunteer practising certificate. 'Student' means a full time student studying law at a recognised Australian tertiary institution.



Single ticket $180.00 (GST incl.) Register



More details on speakers and program will be confirmed by July 2020.

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