Women’s Legal Service Victoria and the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation are pleased to collaborate once again on the Annual Women’s Legal Breakfast in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
We sat down with Robyn Ayres the CEO of Arts Law to discuss how the money we raise through the Central Australia Challenge will impact the Artists in the Black program. Robyn provides an insight into the program, some positive outcomes for clients and what this means for the partnership between the practice and Arts Law.
On Friday 20 July a team from our Brisbane office participated in the River to Rooftop challenge. The team – comprised of Annie Lo , Jacquline Thomas, Julia Paino, Anne-Marie Sears, Dee Ardham, Claire Pekol-Smith, Alexandra Watson and Marlo Perry – climbed the 1040 stairs of One One One Eagle Street to raise money for community partner Women’s Legal Service Queensland.
Eight law firms have partnered with the NSW Coalition of Aboriginal Regional Alliances (NCARA) to support local decision making and capacity building. Allens Linklaters, Ashurst, Clayton Utz, Colin Biggers & Paisley, Gilbert + Tobin, Hall & Wilcox, HWL Ebsowrth, and Sparke Helmore recently signed individual Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with NCARA and respective individual Aboriginal regional alliances to commence free legal work as part of the NSW Government’s Local Decision Making (LDM) initiative. Local Decision Making (LDM) is part of OCHRE, the NSW Government’s community focussed plan for Aboriginal affairs. LDM is underpinned by the principle of self-determination and aims…
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.
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 Bright Spark Awards is organised by Women’s Legal Service NSW to celebrate the hard work and achievement of women nominated by their peers and colleagues for:
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is proud to announce the launch of IARC Plus, a wrap-around legal services initiative in partnership with Immigration Advice and Rights Centre (IARC).
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is pleased to announce a new community partnership with TwoGood Co.
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned and controlled art centres Hermannsburg Potters and Ikuntji Artists via the Artists in the Black Adopt a Lawyer program.
The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is proud to announce pro bono support for Refugee Legal, Australia’s largest provider of free specialist legal assistance to people seeking asylum, refugees and disadvantaged migrants.
Nothing motivates lawyers more than the ability to make an impact – on the law, legal systems and people’s lives. At Colin Biggers & Paisley, we have the ability to help disenfranchised and disadvantaged people in our community. We can make the justice system work for individuals who have nothing more to give than their thanks. We can defend them, protect what is or should rightfully be theirs. We can give them a voice. We can change laws and we can make laws. And so, at the very core of the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation is the provision of pro…