Welcome dinner for Judge Mansfield

The Law Society's Family Law Committee request the pleasure of your company at a dinner to welcome the appointment of Judge Gavin Mansfield to the ACT bench of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.

Judge Gavin Mansfield

JudgeMansfield was appointed to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia in December 2021. Prior to his appointment, he led the criminal, civil, and family law litigation team at Canberra firm O’Connor Harris, which followed time employed at the ACT Director of Public Prosecutions. He came to the law after ten years as co-owner of a small local business, embarking on a new career as a solicitor with a Juris Doctor completed at the University of Canberra in 2011.


  • When: 21 July 2022, 6:30 to 10:30pm
  • Where: Chairman & Yip, 1 Burbury Cl, Barton ACT 2600
  • Dress: Lounge suit
  • Cost: $150 per person (includes a banquet meal and all drinks)
  • RSVP by 3pm Wednesday 13 July 2022

Event registration terms and conditions

The Law Society is enforcing covid-safe measures as set out by ACT Health at all our face-to-face events. 

If you have been to an active Covid-19 hotspot as listed by the ACT Government, are a close contact of an active case, or feel unwell in the lead up to the event, we kindly ask you not to attend. 

In these circumstances, please advise us by email prior to the event start time and we will issue you a full refund. Contact us on casey.magnussen@actlawsociety.asn.au.

Fees are payable upon registration. 30 days payment invoices are available to members at the discretion of the Law Society. A 1.2% surcharge may be incurred on payments processed via credit/debit card. The Society reserves the right to cancel or alter events at its discretion, and in such circumstances, attendees will be notified via email. 

Definitions — 'Registration' means any booking given to the Society in writing, on our website, or by phone. 'Member' means any member of the ACT Law Society, including associate members and honorary members. 'New Lawyer' means any member who has held a practising certificate for five years or less. 'CLC' means any member working for a recognised community legal centre, or holding a volunteer practising certificate. 'Student' means any member holding a student membership.

All cancellations must be made in writing, and all cancellations will incur a fee, however, no charge will be incurred for substituting another person. Outside of the cancellation periods given below, a $10 administration fee will be incurred for any cancellation made. If a registered attendee fails to attend without notifying the Society in writing, no credit or refund will be offered and 100% of the total cost will be retained by the Society. 

CPD Events — In the case of CPD events held at an venue other than the Law Society, no refund can be made after the RSVP date of the event. In the case of CPD events held at the Law Society, for cancellations made within two working days of the event, 50% of the total cost will be retained by the Society as a cancellation fee and the balance may be used as a credit towards other CPD events or be refunded. If you choose to keep a credit it will remain valid for 12 months from the event date, after which time it will expire. 

Webinars — In the case of live or on-demand webinars, as connection details are sent when registration is completed, no refund or cancellation is available. 

Social events — In the case of social events, no refund can be made after the RSVP date of the event.




Single ticket $150.00(GST incl.) Register



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