Tag Archives: LGBTIQ

Pro bono work – vital for marriage equality and the challenges that remain

The process was long and unorthodox but amendments to the Marriage Act to allow same-sex marriage in Australia have recognised the fundamental human right to equality before the law and the right to be free from discrimination for LGBTIQ+ people.

Pro bono legal work has provided vital assistance in helping to achieve this change. As outlined by the Australian Pro Bono Law Centre lawyers have assisted LGBTIQ+ people to realise their rights not only in relation to marriage but to be free from discrimination and equal before the law.

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Hall & Wilcox launches Inclusion Series with Victorian Pride Centre and Stand Up Events

As part of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, leading business law firm Hall & Wilcox has launched its inaugural “Inclusion Series” events, with the first event featuring the Victorian Pride Centre and Stand Up Events.

Hall & Wilcox Managing Partner, Tony Macvean, commented that “the inclusion series is an opportunity for the firm to champion and support our diversity and inclusion agenda, as well as facilitating a conversation about diversity and inclusion issues amongst our people.

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