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Diversity in the Legal Profession: Where to next?

Diversity in the Legal Profession: Where to next?

Date & TimeWednesday 09 December 2020 6–7.30pm
Format Webinar
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The LIV and the Network of Cultural and Diverse Associations Presidents’ invite you to an important online panel discussion on the future of diversity in the legal profession.

Join LIV President Sam Pandya, County Court Judge Arushan Pillay, Arnold Bloch Liebler lawyer and community advocate Nyadol Nyuon, criminal lawyer Daniel Ajak and Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service’s Moricia Vrymoet as they discuss positive actions that can be taken to further progress diversity, the VLSB+C data on diversity and recommendations from Sam Pandya’s diversity report.

Further details below.

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  • Full Description

    The LIV and the Network of Cultural and Diverse Associations Presidents’ invite you to an important online panel discussion on the future of diversity in the legal profession.

    Join LIV President Sam Pandya, County Court Judge Arushan Pillay, Arnold Bloch Leibler lawyer and community advocate Nyadol Nyuon, criminal lawyer Daniel Ajak and Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service’s Moricia Vrymoet as they discuss:

    • What positive actions can be taken to further progress diversity in the legal profession?
    • What actions can leaders and new lawyers take?

    The forum will also discuss the VLSB+C data on diversity and recommendations from Sam Pandya’s report Positive Action, Lasting Change; Advancing Cultural Diversity in the Victorian Legal Profession, which will be released 1 December 2020.

    Registration Information

    Online registrations close 12 hours before this event begins. If you would like to book after online registration has closed, please contact the events team on phone 03 9607 9473 or email register@liv.asn.au.

    Full Pricing Details

    This is a free webinar for both LIV members and non-members.

     

  • Presenters

    Sam Pandya, President, Law Institute of Victoria

    Sam is the current President of the Law Institute of Victoria in 2020. Sam has worked in government, the regions, large city law firms and more recently has run a small suburban practice, OpusRed Lawyers, in the inner west of Melbourne practising in commercial, insolvency and employment law. Sam therefore understands the challenges faced by our practitioners.

    Sam is an experienced commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in the areas of commercial, corporate and insolvency law. He holds honours degrees in Law from the University of London and in Accounting Finance & Economics. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a qualified mediator. Sam has been on the Council of the LIV for 5 years and was previously a director of Western Region Health Centre, now Co Health.

    Sam is passionate about advancing diversity in the legal profession, both in Victoria and nationally, and has been the Chair of the LIV Diversity Committee since 2016 and an active member of the Law Council of Australia’s Equal Opportunity Committee since 2017.


    His Honour Judge Arushan Pillay

    Judge Pillay was appointed to the County Court of Victoria in August 2019. Prior to his appointment, Judge Pillay worked as a solicitor before then signing the Victorian Bar roll in 2003 where he worked mainly in the occupational health and safety, administrative law and personal injury fields.

    Whilst at the Victorian Bar, Judge Pillay appeared in a number of complex matters including appearing in the first case of damages brought by an asylum seeker for injuries sustained while detained on Manus Island in February 2014. He also represented numerous statutory bodies including the Medical Panels Victoria, the Nurses Board of Victoria, the Victims of Crimes Assistance Tribunal and the Legal Aid Commission.

    At the County Court of Victoria, Judge Pillay sits in the Common Law Division and hears trials involving work accidents, transport accidents and medical negligence.


    Daniel Akuot Ajak, Director, Ajak Wolan & Tut Lawyers


    Moricia Vrymoet, Director of Legal Services, Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service


    Nyadol Nyuon, Arnold Bloch Leibler


     

     

  • Webinar – Important Information

    LIV webinars offer an interactive learning experience – wherever you are, from any device – and are run through Zoom. Register as you would any of our other in-person education and we’ll send you the webinar link and log in details the morning of the event date.

    Please Note: Instructions are sent to the primary email address linked to your LIV account. If you do not receive an email from us, check the contact details in your LIV profile to confirm the correct email. If you have not received instructions from us within an hour of the event, please contact the events team on email register@liv.asn.au or phone 03 9607 9473.

    For additional information on LIV webinars, see our Frequently Asked Questions.