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JCU Law Student Society Semester Two

Tue, 28 Nov 2023
Categories: Students.

A High Tea and Law Ball featured in the events hosted by the JCU Law Students Society in Townsville for Semester Two.

JCU Law Students Society Hosts Second Annual Women in Law High Tea Celebration

The JCU Law Students Society marked another milestone on September 8th with the hosting of its second annual Women in Law High Tea. The elegant affair took place at The Balcony Restaurant, offering guests a delightful experience with a full-service high tea. More than 60 men and women gathered to celebrate the significant achievements of women in the legal profession.

The Women in Law High Tea provided a platform for engaging discussions and reflections on the journey of women in law. The Balcony Restaurant's charming setting served as the backdrop for an inspiring afternoon filled with stories and insights from accomplished legal professionals. Renee Bennett, Jo-Anne Fitchett and Ashleigh Metcalf took the stage to share their experiences, leaving attendees captivated and motivated by their words.

Sponsored by The College of Law Australia, the event was made possible through the support of College of Law Chapter Board Member, Diane Ruhl of Ruhl Family Law Centre. Students expressed their gratitude to the sponsors, emphasising the importance of such gatherings in fostering dialogue and recognising the achievements of women in the legal field.

The Women in Law High Tea continues to play a vital role in promoting inclusivity and celebrating the diverse contributions of women in law. The JCU Law Students Society looks forward to future editions of this empowering event, fostering a supportive community within the legal profession.

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Townsville Law Students Glam Up for Annual Law Ball Sponsored by Splatt Lawyers

In a dazzling display of legal glamour, Townsville Law Students came together for their annual Law Ball on Saturday, September 30th. Sponsored this year by Splatt Lawyers, the formal event unfolded at the picturesque Ville Casino Resort.

The evening proved to be a resounding success, as students and professionals alike revelled in the festivities, seizing the perfect occasion to don their finest formal attire. The stunning venue provided the ideal backdrop for an unforgettable night of celebration and camaraderie.

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Adding an extra layer of significance to the evening, students took the opportunity to recognise exceptional contributions within the academic realm. The coveted 'Lecturer of the Year' award was bestowed upon Salome Pretorius, acknowledging her outstanding dedication to legal education.

Furthermore, the 'Commitment to Student Success Award' found a deserving recipient in JCU Alumni Mark Fenlon. This accolade celebrated Fenlon's unwavering commitment to supporting the success and growth of current law students.

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The Law Ball, a highlight in the Townsville legal community's social calendar, not only provided a platform for networking and merriment but also spotlighted the achievements and contributions of esteemed individuals within the academic realm. Splatt Lawyers' sponsorship added a touch of glamour to the event, reinforcing the connection between the legal profession and the academic community in Townsville.

To view the full Gallery of the Townsville 2023 Law Ball 2023 visit HERE