The Women in Law Initiative announces postponement of their international Conference in June 2020 to July 2021. Health and safety in time of Corona are paramount but work for gender equality in the legal world continues despite global pandemic. ‘It is with a sad heart that we have to postpone our 2020 conference’, the organizers announced today, ‘the health and safety of everyone involved with this project are of paramount importance to us. Therefore, because of the COVID-19 pandemic we are taking all responsible measures to ensure the conference can take place later this year, Women in Law initiator Dr. Alix Frank-Thomasser emphasized.
‘We look forward to seeing all of you later in 2020, in the meantime, stay home and stay safe. Together we can master the current situation’, Alix Frank-Thomasser appealed to the Women in Law community.
The Women in Law Initiative connects female legal professionals from all around the globe and offers them an exceptional meeting platform right in the heart of Europe. The next conference will take place in 2021. We are also hosting the Justitia Awards in November 2020. For updates, please follow our newsletter.
Women in Law – Frauen im Recht
In 2019, following thefirst conference in Vienna, an association was founded to further promote the cause:
founder of the Austrian law firm Alix Frank Rechtsanwälte GmbH initiated Women in Law 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.
Women in Law 2019
Welcome Speech by Commissioner Věra Jourová
Let us support each other and fellow women in their legal careers and strengthen cooperation between women in legal professions!
In the Heart of Europe
Vienna has been named the world’s best city to live in for the ninth consecutive year 2019. Enjoy the city’s cultural diversity and wonderful attractions like the Schönbrunn Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Opera House, or the Burgtheater.