Join us for our Aspiring Young Women's Network breakfast with guest speaker Caitlin McConnel ('07)
Caitlin is an agribusiness and litigation lawyer at Clayton Utz. Since graduating from St Margaret’s, Caitlin has completed a Certificate Course in International Business Law at Oxford university (2012), a dual-degree of a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Business (Finance) at the Queensland University of Technology (2013); National Mediator Accreditation at Bond University (2014); a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the College of Law (2015); a Masters of Laws (Honours) at the University of Melbourne (2020), and obtained Certified Chair accreditation through the Advisory Board Centre (2022). She was admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2015, and the High Court of Australia in 2016; and was an Associate in the Federal Court of Australia in 2015. In 2020, Caitlin was recognised as one of the top 50 early-career lawyers in Australia, and in 2022, as one of the top agribusiness professionals in Australia.
In conjunction with her role at Clayton Utz, Caitlin is currently a Director of the Royal Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland (RNA) Foundation, Chair and Non-Executive Director of the Future Farmers Network, and a sixth-generation grazier on her family’s historical property, which produces beef cattle in Toogoolawah, Queensland. As an advocate for youth in agriculture, she has contributed to a great number of forums on topics including agriculture, agribusiness and climate risk, as well as mental health and wellness.
Friday 26 August 2022 | 6:45am arrival for 7:00am start, concluding at 8:10am
Arts Centre Foyer, St Margaret’s AGS
11 Petrie Street
Ascot (enter via Gate 1)
Tickets: $35 Adult/Student
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