Today is World Water Day, a day to focus our attention on the importance of water. Access to clean, drinkable water is something we often take for granted in Australia. According to the United Nations, more than 2 billion people are currently living in countries that are experiencing excess water stress, which is the classification for when the ecological demand for water is not being met. The Sustainable Development Goals include targets for improving access to clean water and sanitation by 2030, particularly for women and girls whose health, education and livelihood can be affected by scarce and unsanitary water…
Staff at Colin Biggers & Paisley have dedicated their last working hour of 2017 to the benefit of women and children escaping family violence.
$12,650 was raised for the Women’s Legal Service in New South Wales, Queensland, Far North Queensland and Victoria after staff donated their final working hour’s wage.
This year our lawyers completed almost 9,000 hours of pro bono work, helping those who are disadvantaged in the community make the justice system work for them. We give them a voice and ensure they are heard.
The Women’s Legal Service Victoria and the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation are pleased to announce the Inaugural Women’s Legal Breakfast in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Karen Iles has joined Colin Biggers & Paisley as the Director of Pro Bono and Responsible Business, based in the Sydney office.
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is pleased to announce that Georgie Turnbull and Ryan Godfrey are the joint winners of the 2017 Access To Justice Prize (#A2JPrize).
Over the past 10 weeks, the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation has hosted five students from the Thomas More Law School (TMLS) at Australian Catholic University (ACU)
Colin Biggers & Paisley is proud to support Share the Dignity’s fundraising raffle to help girls and women in need to access sanitary items, particularly women experiencing homelessness and women in domestic violence shelters.
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation hosted three high school students last week as part of the Boundless Foundation’s program to connect students from outer-suburbs and regional schools
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is proud to join the Legal Help For Refugees Clinic run by the Refugee Advice and Casework Service (RACS) in NSW.
Colin Biggers & Paisley is pleased to share that over $45,000 worth of artworks were sold at Indigenous art exhibitions held in their offices last month with 100% of the proceeds going to the law practice’s community partners Ikuntji Artists and the Arts Law Centre of Australia.