Nau mai haere mai and welcome to the Wellington Women Lawyers’ Association.


We have been providing a platform and voice for women barristers, solicitors, in-house counsel, judges, law students and other women working in the legal profession since 1987.


Coming up

WWLA Matariki Celebration, Wednesday 3rd July 5.30pm at the Thistle InnJoin WWLA to celebrate Matariki and hear from Julia Whaipooti (Ngāti Porou). Julia is Tatau-Urutahi | Tino Rangatiratanga Shared Leader at the Human Rights Commission. Her previous roles include Co-chair of Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley/Te Whare Ture Hapori and Director of Engagement on the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care. Julia's appointment to the Human Rights Commission is part of a shared leadership model, based on Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership. Everyone is welcome to this event. All members receive a free drink and people are welcome to sign up as members at the event.


WWLA Quiz. Thursday 1 August at Waitoa Bar Join us for another fun WWLA Quiz.  7pm, Thursday 1 August at Waitoa Bar, Victoria Street. Tickets are $25 per person. Max of 6 people in a team. To purchase your tickets, please email   with the number of people in your team and transfer payment to our bank account: Wellington Women Lawyers' Association 12-3141-0167932-00. If you need an invoice please also email us. This is a fundraising event for our WWLA scholarship programme, provoding annual scholarships to assist women studying law at Victoria University:



WWLA Directory Checkout our online directory of women lawyers (  Being listed on our directory is a great way of improving visibility and building your client base. This easy to use directory is already getting hugely positive feedback from in-house counsel. All WWLA members can list their profiles.