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The Women in Law Initiative

The Women in Law Initiative connects female* legal professionals (and their male* allies) from all around the globe and offers them an exceptional meeting platform right in the heart of Europe.
The next conference will take place September 15 – 17, 2022.
The Justitia Awards 2021 have been presented at this year’s special Gala during the Women in Law Conference. You can watch the ceremony on youtube. Nominations for the Justitia Awards 2022 are now open.

‘We look forward to seeing all of you in September 2022, at the international Women in Law Conference and the Justitia Award Ceremony in Vienna, Austria.’

Alix Frank-Thomasser

Conference 2022

Join female* legal experts and their male* allies from September 15 to 17 at the Women in Law Conference 2022 in Vienna, Austria.

Justitia Awards

Meet the winners of the Justitia Awards 2021. Watch the online ceremony and read the eJournal 2021.
Nominate outstanding women in law for the Justitia Awards 2022.


Women in Law

The Women in Law Initiative

In 2019, following the first conference in Vienna, an association was founded to further promote the cause:

The Organizer

Dr. Alix Frank-Thomasser

Dr. Alix Frank-Thomasser
Dr. Alix Frank-Thomasser

founder of the Austrian law firm Alix Frank Rechtsanwälte GmbH initiated The Women in Law Initiative in 2018. She is an outstanding female lawyer, who has proven herself as a legal expert. Throughout her career, she has influenced the wider legal profession not only in her Austrian jurisdiction but also on the European stage.


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