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Women in Law 2020/2021

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. We were hosting the Justitia Awards in November 2020 online. The next conference will take place in September 2021. Nominations for the Justitia Awards 2021 are open!

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

Alix Frank-Thomasser

In the Heart of Europe

Wiener Burgtheater

Vienna has been named the world’s best city to live in for the ninth consecutive year 2020. Enjoy the city’s cultural diversity and wonderful attractions like the Schönbrunn Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Opera House, or the Burgtheater.

Justitia 2020 & Women in Law 2021

Thank you for celebrating the Justitia Awards with us. You are very much welcome to attend our physical “belated” in-person celebration during our international conference, September 9-11, 2021 in Vienna. Nominations for Justitia 2021 are open.


Women in Law – Frauen im Recht


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 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.