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Asian Australian underrepresentation in the legal profession survey and study

14 Jan 2021 5:57 PM | John Arthur (Administrator)

Asian Australian underrepresentation in the legal profession survey and study

Mr Jim Tong, a student at the UNSW is currently drafting an empirical thesis examining the underrepresentation of Asian Australians in the legal profession. The thesis is being supervised by Professor Rosalind Dixon.

The thesis intends to shed light on the experiences of Asian Australians working within the legal profession to create an empirical grounding for a broader conversation about the nuanced challenges that Asian Australian lawyers face and the possibility for reform.

As part of this thesis, Mr Tong has created a survey to distribute to AALA members. This will be used to more accurately determine the causative factors leading to underrepresentation within the law and will be contrasted with experiences of Asian Australians in other comparable industries.

If you have a minute, please access and complete the survey here

If you have any questions, please let AALA or Mr Tong know 

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