New Lawyers

The ACT Law Society provides a range of services tailored to lawyers in their first five years of practice, including social events, mentoring, and CPD seminars.

You can find the most up-to-date information for new lawyers in the Canberra region on FacebookLinkedIn, or Instagram.

If you'd like to subscribe to young lawyer email updates, please send an email to nicole.karman@actlawsociety.asn.au.

 

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Upcoming events for new lawyers  

Events organised by the New Lawyers Committee or otherwise of interest to early career lawyers.

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New Lawyers Committee  

About the Law Society's New Lawyers Committee.

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Obiter Dictum  

Obiter Dictum is the regular news section of the New Lawyers Committee in our quarterly member magazine Ethos.

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Short Matters Protocol  

Our New Lawyers Committee developed a Protocol applying to Civil Motions/Directions in ACT Courts.

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New Lawyers' Mentor Program  

The New Lawyers’ Mentor Program is intended to support new lawyers by facilitating their access to a mentor (a more experienced legal practi...

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ACT New Lawyer of the Year  

About the ACT New Lawyer of the Year Award.

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ACT Golden Gavel  

About the annual ACT Golden Gavel speaking competition.

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Law students  

I'm a law student in the Canberra region, how can the Society help me?

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Newly admitted lawyers  

I've just been admitted in the ACT Supreme Court, now what?

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Young and early career lawyers  

I'm new to the ACT legal profession, what resources are available to me?

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