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NSW: William Ah Ket Scholarship Award Ceremony & Dinner

  • 25 Nov 2021
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • The Marigold, 683 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000


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2021 William Ah Ket Scholarship Award Ceremony & Dinner (NSW)

This registration event page is for those who wish to attend in person at The Marigold, Sydney. To attend online, register for the online version of this event.

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

Time: Award ceremony registration from 5.30pm for a 6:00 pm (AEDT) start, followed by dinner from 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm (AEDT)


The Marigold, 683 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Maximum 60 guests.


The Marigold (ceremony and dinner) $40 per person for an Asian banquet style dinner. Drinks available at the venue and can be purchased separately. 


Keynote address delivered by his Honour Justice Hament Dhanji SC of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the first Australian of Indian descent to be appointed to that Court. His Honour Justice Dhanji SC will also be in attendance at the Marigold.

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.

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 more information about the Scholarship, please email us at scholarship@aala.org.au

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