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The William Ah Ket Scholarship Launch 2021

  • 02 Jun 2021
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • via Zoom


Registration is closed

The AALA, Maddocks and the University of Melbourne are pleased to invite you to attend the online launch event of the William Ah Ket Scholarship 2021.   

Event details are as follows:

Time:  5:30 pm to 6:30 pm (AEST)

Date:   2 June 2021

Via:     Zoom conference

Cost:   Free

Please register your attendance by Tuesday 1 June 2021. Zoom dial-in details will be provided upon registration.

There will be a keynote address delivered by Her Honour Chief Justice Anne Ferguson of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

The William Ah Ket Scholarship (Scholarship) – named after Australia’s first barrister of Asian background – seeks to encourage persons at early stages of their legal careers to contribute to the discourse on diversity and inclusion in the law and legal profession.

The winner of the Scholarship will receive $6,000. A further $1,000 prize will be given to two shortlisted entrants.

Please click here for more information about the William Ah Ket Scholarship 2021 and how to apply. 

The Scholarship is an initiative by the AALA and is in its fourth year. It is designed to recognise the historical contribution of William Ah Ket to the legal profession as the first Asian Australian barrister in Australia.

The Scholarship is also supported by law firm Maddocks, as founding sponsor, and the University of Melbourne Law School, as supporting partner.

For any further information or inquiries, please contact us via email at scholarship@aala.org.au.

We hope you can join us at the launch.

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