Photo shoot captures historic rise of women in law – Lawyers Weekly

LIV CEO Nerida Wallace described the photograph of the state’s top women in the legal profession as historic. She said that the photo signified the contribution and advancement of Australian women in law, 112 years since Australia’s first woman lawyer was admitted to practise in Victoria.

A the time of Flos Greig’s admission to the legal profession in 1905, then Chief Justice John Madden described the occasion as “the graceful incoming of a revolution”.

“We took the photograph to acknowledge and celebrate how far women have come since Flos Greig, but it is also recognition of the number of women who have risen to the top in the most demanding of professions,” Ms Wallace said.

https://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/wig-chamber/21601-photo-shoot-captures-historic-rise-of-women-in-law?

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