Daniel Webb

UWA Law graduate wins Victoria's Young Lawyer of the Year Award

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

UWA graduate and Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) lawyer Daniel Webb has won the 2010 Law Institute of Victoria’s (LIV) Young Lawyer of the Year Award.

Thomas Williams

Scholarship caps golden year for UWA 'golden boy'

Friday, 5 November 2010

An Arts/Law Fogarty scholar from The University of Western Australia who is undertaking a major in Chinese has won one of 20 national undergraduate prizes in the Prime Minister's Australia Asia Endeavour Awards.

Law/Arts student named 2011 Rhodes Scholar

Monday, 1 November 2010

One of The University of Western Australia's top Law graduates who aims to use her education to improve the community as a barrister and academic has been awarded the 2011 Rhodes Scholarship for Western Australia.

Film maker

Two law students win 2nd prize in Oxford University Press film-making competition

Sunday, 10 October 2010

UWA law students, Raymond Chester-Wallis and Thomas Williams, won 2nd Prize of $500 with a film called: “Law is all around you”.

Antonio Buti

Tony Buti, UWA Lecturer in Law, records a comfortable win in the Armadale by-election.

Thursday, 7 October 2010

The Labor Party has retained the state seat of Armadale with its candidate Tony Buti claiming victory in the recent by-election.

Left to right: Laurentia McKessar, Jackie McArthur, Hayden Teo, Clare McKay

UWA graduates attract High Court judges

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Four of The University of Western Australia's top law students have been selected to serve as Associates to the High Court of Australia.

Clare McKay

UWA student wins national Law student of the year

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

A final-year Law student at The University of Western Australia has been named Law Student of the Year at the inaugural 2010 Lawyers Weekly Icon Awards.

Virginia Cogan and Peter Congdon

Law School students take out 1st and 2nd prizes in the Governor-General’s Undergraduate Essay Competition

Thursday, 29 July 2010

First Prize was awarded to Peter Congdon (University of Western Australia), who wrote an essay discussing the role of the Crown in today’s working Australian Constitution. The judges were highly impressed with Peter’s extensive research and his written and verbal critical analysis of the topic, awarding him the Professor George Winterton Prize.

Amy Barber, intern for UN Advisor on Human Trafficking

UWA Law student works as intern for the UN Advisor on Human Trafficking

Thursday, 22 July 2010

Earlier this year Amy Barber, UWA Law graduate, moved to Geneva in Switzerland to work as the intern for the Advisor on Human Trafficking, Mariana Katzarova, at the United Nations in the Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Associate Professor Eileen Webb, Alicia Snyders and Joe Moniodis

Project to help refugees and migrants avoid phone trap

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Refugees and recent migrants in Perth trapped in unwanted telecommunications deals is the subject of a joint research project between the Edmund Rice Centre, Mirrabooka and the Centre for Consumer Research at The University of Western Australia.

Andrew Chubb, Thomas Williams and Liyong Wang

Having fun with the language wins top spots

Monday, 14 June 2010

Two UWA students are the ‘golden boys' of a national Mandarin-speaking competition.

Changes to professional pathways from 2012

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

With the introduction of New Courses 2012, most professional qualifications from UWA will be obtained by completing a postgraduate degree course following an undergraduate degree. The timetable for the introduction of new professional postgraduate courses has been set.

Anna Rakoczy - making a difference

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Apart from providing the academic skills required for their careers, UWA hopes to instil in students a desire to serve the community. That message is certainly reflected in the extensive pro bono work undertaken by Anna Rakoczy, UWA graduate and senior litigation lawyer at Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

Hand holding pen

UWA Law graduate wins 1st prize in NSW animal law essay competition

Monday, 15 March 2010

Maike Dorn, 2009 Honours student, has won first prize in an annual essay competition sponsored by Voiceless.

Robert Mazza

Another UWA law graduate joins the Supreme Court Bench

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

University of WA graduate, Robert Mazza, will become the newest Supreme Court judge in March after six years as a District Court judge and a long career as a criminal lawyer.

Marianne Mackay of Parmelia

New voice for indigenous people

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Marianne Mackay, who is studying law at UWA, is a member of a group starting a new political party to represent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

UWA Jessup - Australian Champions

Monday, 8 February 2010

UWA has won the Australian National Rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition this year.

UWA defeated Bond University's team in the semi final, securing its place representing Australia in the International Rounds in Washington DC.

Afterwards, UWA defeated the Australian National University in a close Grand Final moot, which took place in Court 1 of the High Court. Justice Gummow of the High Court presided over the Grand Final. Last year, UWA was Australian Runner-Up.

Neil Morgan, Richard Bartlett, Jill Milroy, Mel Thomas

More than 40 Indigenous people have qualified as lawyers

Saturday, 5 December 2009

The law program for Indigenous peoples has been a most effective equity initiative for Indigenous people to qualify from one of the most demanding degree courses in higher education.

Ducks in pond at UWA

Lawyer and economist tackle groundwater issues

Monday, 30 November 2009

A lawyer and a resource economist from UWA are helping lead a national research program that aims to improve the management of Australia’s vital groundwater resources – a resource that Perth depends on.

Oil and Gas focus to new Graduate Diploma in Energy Law

Thursday, 29 October 2009

Responding to the current resources boom, the UWA Law Faculty is offering a new Graduate Diploma in Energy Law in 2010. 

Centre for Mining and Engery and Natural Resources Associate Director, John Chandler says “this new 24-point postgraduate qualification will have a unique energy flavour. It emerged from a review of the existing courses offered through the Centre and complements the research activities of our Centre staff”.