As residents in Australia, we acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and live, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders past and present.
This land was violently taken from its traditional owners but sovereignty was never ceded.
Lawyers For Peace is an Australian organisation of lawyers, legal professionals and law graduates committed to promoting a world of sustainable peace, justice and equality through advocacy and education of the rule of law.
We welcome new members and partner organisations who wish to actively contribute towards our goals.
I grew up in country Victoria. My grandpa would tell me stories of World War II and how he became a medic to maintain his pacifism. A decade or two on from those stories, my careers media and law have taken me to many the parts of the world he served.
Genevieve has worked as a civil lawyer in the social justice space for over four years. Before that, she worked for a judge of the NSW Supreme Court. She loves to rock-climb, cycle off into the sunset and read too many books.