November 2015

19th Ethel Benjamin Commemorative Address


The 2015 Ethel Benjamin Address will be given by Court of Appeal Judge, Justice Christine French, at 1pm on 6th November at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin.

The address, run annually by Otago Woman Lawyers Society (OWLS), is given in honour of New Zealand’s first woman barrister and solicitor, Ethel Benjamin who was admitted to the bar in 1897. The event is expected to be of interest to local practitioners, the judiciary and members of the public.

More details will be available closer to the date of Justice French’s address.

The Law Foundation is providing funding for the event of $7,075