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Go To Court, signatory to the Diversity and Equality Charter

Updated on Oct 06, 2016 2 min read 210 views Copy Link

Laura Turner

Published in Oct 07, 2016 Updated on Oct 07, 2016 2 min read 210 views

Go To Court, signatory to the Diversity and Equality Charter

Go To Court Lawyers is pleased to announce that it is a Law Council of Australia’s Diversity and Equality Charter signatory.

Signatory to Charter on Diversity and EqualityBy becoming a signatory, Go To Court Lawyers is proud to commit to the following:

  • Treating everyone with respect and dignity, regardless of their sex, ethnicity, age, sexuality, disability, race, religion, culture or any other arbitrary features;
  • Fostering and creating equality through a supportive and understanding environment so that everyone can realise their maximum potential regardless of difference; and
  • Promoting and supporting a strong and fair legal profession which comprises of, accommodates, encourages and respects a diverse range of views and individuals.

Firm Partner, Michelle Makela explains that while Go To Court’s recruitment and human resourcing policies already reflect the principles of the charter, becoming a signatory the firm is an important public commitment to celebrating diversity.

Go To Court has a remarkable level of diversity, with women lawyers making up half of its staff. Three quarters of Go To Court’s Law Graduates are female which reflects the current trend of 62% of students graduating from law being female.

Go To Court Lawyers is an Australian law firm with 80 offices and visited offices across the country and a network of more than 700 exceptional and affordable lawyers. To speak directly to a lawyer for a free assessment with respect to a legal question, call our national legal hotline on 1300 636 846 or download the Go To Court App from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

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Oct 07, 2016

Laura Turner

Senior Associate

Laura Turner holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts as well as a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. She is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Queensland. Laura began her legal experience through volunteering with the Student Legal Service offering free advice to students, and through a clerkship in the conveyancing team of a law firm in Hobart. She also volunteered at a Prisoner Legal Service, assisting inmates to obtain parole. Laura has a strong focus on family law, criminal and traffic law, although looks to broaden her knowledge into migration and civil law.
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Laura Turner

Senior Associate

Laura Turner holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts as well as a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. She is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Queensland. Laura began her legal experience through volunteering with the Student Legal Service offering free advice to students, and through a clerkship in the conveyancing team of a law firm in Hobart. She also volunteered at a Prisoner Legal Service, assisting inmates to obtain parole. Laura has a strong focus on family law, criminal and traffic law, although looks to broaden her knowledge into migration and civil law.

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