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Newcastle Chapter Leadership Lunch Series

Guest Speaker: Dominique Hogan-Doran SC
12.30pm Friday 8th July 2016
Cirque Café & Restaurant, 8 Bolton Street, Newcastle

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC specializes in commercial dispute resolution, regulatory enforcement and public inquiries. She is also an accredited mediator and arbitrator. Since 2015 she has served as a trustee director of an industry superfund servicing the hospitality and registered clubs industry, with $2.2 billion funds under management and 90,000 members. Dominique also serves on its Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

Dominique has a long history promoting the interests of the legal profession. She is a past President of WLANSW (1999-2001) and of Australian Women Lawyers (2002-2003). She is currently the Australian Bar Association’s representative on the Law Council of Australia’s Future of the Legal Profession Committee, and chairs its Globalisation (Export of Legal Services) Working Group.
Cirque Café & Restaurant produce the best Modern Australian Cuisine in the Newcastle region. Fully licensed & BYO (wine only). Menu available on their Facebook page under ‘About Us’ 

FREE Event – Bookings essential to ensure adequate seating upstairs in the private dining room (attendees order & pay for their own lunch on arrival)

RSVP by 6th July to: or book online. Please click here for the flyer & registration form
Guest Speaker: Prof Rosalind Croucher AM
President, Australian Law Reform Commission
12.30pm Thursday 4th August 2016
Newcastle Club, 40 Newcomen Street, Newcastle

(please note dress code)

Professor Rosalind Croucher AM

Professor Croucher was appointed to the ALRC in February 2007, and in December 2009 as President. Prior to this she was Dean of Law at Macquarie University (Nov 1999–Feb 2007), where she continues as an Adjunct Professor.

She has lectured and published extensively, principally in the fields of equity, trusts, property, inheritance and legal history. At the ALRC Professor Croucher has led nine law reform inquiries and is currently leading the inquiry on elder abuse.
In 2011 she was recognised as one of the 40 ‘inspirational alumni’ of UNSW, where she gained her PhD in 1994. In 2013 she was made an Honorary Life Member of the Women Lawyers’ Association of New South Wales. In 2014 Professor Croucher was acknowledged for her contributions to public policy as one of Australia’s ‘100 Women of Influence’ in the Australian Financial Review and Westpac awards; and for her ‘outstanding contribution to the legal profession’ role in supporting and advancing women in the legal profession she was awarded the Australian Women Lawyer’s award.

In the Australia Day Honours list, 2015, Professor Croucher was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for ‘significant service to the law as an academic, to legal reform and education, to professional development, and to the arts’.

In association with the Newcastle Law Society:

WLANSW & NLS Members $50; Non-Members $70 includes luncheon & refreshments.
RSVP: 28th July Please advise special dietary requirements

Please click here for the flyer & registration form or book and pay online.
(Please note that you have to be a WLANSW member to access the member rate online. Newcastle Law Society members that are not WLANSW members, please complete the registration form and forward with payment)


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