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We see the world beyond the CBD ‘bubble’ and stay connected to the communities around us. We are also the first law firm to partner with GoodCompany – Australia’s largest unified workplace giving platform.

Walking for Justice 2023

This week, teams from across our offices walked for justice to acknowledge and celebrate the pro bono work of the legal profession and raise funds for JusticeNet SA JusticeNet SALawRight QLDLaw Access Limited.

City to Surf 2022 – Sydney

City to Surf resumed after a 2 year hiatus thanks to Covid. We entered a team comprising of:

Sarah Wood

Nitesh Patel

Penny Johnston

Emily Bowler

Caitlin Hawthorne

Maria Canon


Whilst we are all winners, Caitlin came in with the fastest time of 77:23 mins. Coming in the top 12,000 out of 80,000. Impressive!

Congratulations Caitlin and to all the runners.


Wear It Purple 2022 – Still me, still human

Our teams across Australia got together for Wear It Purple Day on 26th August 2022 in support of fairness and rights for LGBTQIA+ people, learning and celebration. MATE Director Shaan Ross-Smith (she/her) and MATE Facilitator Hayley MacDonald hosted our LGBTQIA+ Inclusion and Cultural Change Training through the MATE Bystander Program. It was such an honour to learn and discuss ways we can empower each other to think more critically and sensitively about supporting gender diversity.


Bridge to Brisbane 2022

Last Sunday 28 August 2022, the firm’s Brisbane team supported various charities by taking part in the Bridge to Brisbane event. Some of the main charities we supported included Royal Children’s Hospital and Epilepsy Queensland.

It was perfect weather for the 10km event and everyone who attended had a wonderful time.

Queensland Legal Walk 2022

A team from GC Brisbane joined others yesterday to celebrate the power of pro bono participating in the Queensland Legal Walk event, raising funds to support LawRight QLD‘s work in helping Queenslanders receive access to justice.

Walk for Justice NSW 2022

Our Sydney team took a lunchtime stroll in the sun at the Walk for Justice NSW event celebrating the pro bono work donated to provide access to justice and raising funds for Refugee Advice & Casework Service (RACS) and the National Justice Project.

Walk for Justice 2022

An enthusiastic fundraising team from GC Adelaide joined in the 2022 JusticeNet SA ‘Walk for Justice’ event, walking the 4.5km scenic city route to support JusticeNet’s work helping thousands of disadvantaged South Australians receive access to justice.


Law Hack 2021 : Disability Justice – National Justice Project

On 22 October 2021, Carolyn Ledinh and Linda Zeng from Gilchrist Connell participated in Law Hack 2021: Disability Justice event hosted by the National Justice Project. The goal was to tackle the injustices facing Australians living with disabilities with ground-breaking legal solutions.

Congratulations to Carolyn’s team who presented the winning pitch!


DiveIn 2021

Nurturing Diverse Talent & Ending Discrimination
We’re very pleased to again support the insurance industry’s global #DiveInFest 2021 by sponsoring this session presented by Abdullahi Alim.

Abdullahi will speak on his experience as someone from a refugee background and how institutions can take tangible actions around recognising talent from diverse communities.


We strive every day to ensure our people feel supported and cared for as individuals and professionals. We chose today, #RUOKDAY, to discuss mental health and wellbeing and were delighted to have Sabina Read, much sought-after psychologist and social commentator, take us through helpful tools and strategies to assist in navigating mental health concerns in others as well as ourselves.