INTERVIEW WITH THE ARTS LAW CENTRE OF AUSTRALIA’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ROBYN AYRES

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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.

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BRISBANE OFFICE CLIMBS 1040 STEPS TO RAISE MUCH NEEDED FUNDS FOR WOMEN’S LEGAL SERVICE QUEENSLAND

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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.

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NCARA LAW FIRM PARTNERSHIP

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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…

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PRO BONO LEGAL SERVICES

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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…

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