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23 Sep 2021
Election of Law Society Council for 2021-22
The new Council of the Law Society of the ACT was announced at the Society’s AGM on Thursday 23 September 2021.
14 Sep 2021
Law Society donates to help local charity reach its Raw Potential
The ACT Law Society today announced a donation of just over fifteen thousand dollars fundraised for local charity Raw Potential Canberra.
3 Sep 2021
Celebrating Canberra’s inspirational lawyers
The Law Society’s ACT Law Awards recognise the outstanding local lawyers and firms who contribute to the Canberra community.
14 Jul 2021
National profile highlights Canberra’s unique legal profession
The average Canberra lawyer has been revealed – she’s under forty, and most likely works in the government legal sector. Elsewhere in Australia, the average lawyer is over forty, and in private practice.
7 May 2021
ACT Law Society calls for increased funding to close justice gap
The Society calls on governments to invest in access to justice for all Canberrans by raising the current level of funding to the legal assistance sector.
6 May 2021
Law Week showcases legal issues in the ACT
Every year in May, the ACT Law Society coordinates Law Week in Canberra — six days of events to promote public understanding of the law and its role in society.
22 Jan 2021
Statement on raising the age of criminal responsibility
The ACT Law Society has again called attention to the need for swift action on raising the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years.
5 Jan 2021
ACT profession welcomes new Special Magistrate
The Law Society today offered a warm welcome to the ACT’s newly-appointed Special Magistrate, Jane Campbell.
1 Dec 2020
Law Society welcomes launch of Capacity Toolkit helping lawyers support clients with disability
Today the ACT Law Society welcomed the launch of the ACT's Capacity Toolkit and Guidelines.