Change the world through a career in legal policy!
About the speakers:
Alastair Lawrie | Senior Policy Officer | PIAC
Alastair Lawrie is the Senior Policy Officer at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, where he works across a wide range of topics including anti-discrimination law reform.
He has also volunteered as the Policy Chair of both the Victorian and NSW Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobbies and was a finalist in the Tony Fitzgerald Memorial Community Individual category at the 2017 Australian Human Rights Awards.
Adi Prigan | Policy Lawyer | LSNSW
Adi is a Policy Lawyer at the Law Society of New South Wales, where she provides secretariat support to designated committees of the Law Society and provides policy advice to government and peak legal associations on behalf of the NSW legal profession.
Adi began her career as a graduate at the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department, where over four years, she progressed policy and legislative reform projects for the Commonwealth Government in the areas of criminal and discrimination law. In her spare time, Adi has volunteered with community legal centres for animals.
Mark Riboldi | Advocacy and Communications Manager | Community Legal Centres NSW
‘Mark Riboldi is the Advocacy and Communications Manager for Community Legal Centres NSW. He manages a small policy and communications team, working to increase access to justice in NSW through progressive law reform and increased support for the important work of community legal centres
Renée Bianchi | Executive Committee | Women Lawyers Association of NSW
Before being called to the Bar, Renée was a litigation solicitor, specialising in public liability, product liability, and professional indemnity matters. Since being at the Bar, she has built up a diverse practice in common law, commercial, and equity matters.
Renée is currently an Executive Committee member of the Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales, leading the Equitable Briefing Policy Subcommittee, and a member of the Women Barristers Forum. She is a Past President of NSW Young Lawyers and a Past Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee of the Law Council of Australia.
Date and time: 25th July, 1–2pm
Location: Staff Common Room, Level 2 Law Building, UNSW Sydney
This event will have free pizza.