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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. We hosted the Justitia Awards in November 2020 online.
The next conference will take place September 9-11, 2021.
The Justitia Awards 2021 will be presented on September 10 2021.

‘We look forward to seeing all of you in September 2021, in the meantime, stay home and stay safe. Together we can master the current situation!’

Alix Frank-Thomasser

Conference 2021

Join female* legal experts and their male* allies from September 9 to 11 at the Women in Law Conference 2021 which will take place online. Discover the program here.

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Justitia Awards 2021

The next Justitia Awards Ceremony will take place on September 10, 2021.

The Justitia Awards Laureates’ Selection Committee is currently reviewing nominations from 19 countries on 6 continents.


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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