Inspirational Careers: Jane Needham SC

The Faculty of Law is delighted invite UTS alumni to ‘Agents of change in positions of power: How lawyers can change the world’, a lecture by Jane Needham SC, recipient of the 2015 UTS:Law Alumni Award for Excellence, at UTS on Wednesday 11 May 2016.

The guest speaker will share reflections on the role of lawyers in society and a commitment to justice.

Ms Needham has had a distinguished career in the law, commencing in 1990 with her admission to practice as a barrister. Career highlights include being appointed Senior Counsel in 2004 and serving as President of the Bar Association of New South Wales from 2014-15. She was named Senior Barrister of the Year in 2013 by Lawyers Weekly and one of the AFR/Westpac 100 Women of Influence in 2014. In 2015 she was named Woman Barrister of the Year by Woman Lawyers' Association NSW, and received the UTS Alumni Award for Excellence - Faculty of Law.

The event is held with support of The Brennan Justice and Leadership Program.

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