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Alumna Tamsin Wesbter wins 2018 Australian Young Lawyer award
Alumna Tamsin Webster has won the 2018 Australian Young Lawyer Award 'for her continuous and outstanding contribution to the legal profession and the community through pro bono work', according to the Law Council of Australia.
Tamsin completed the MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at ODID in 2015. She is now a Senior Associate at Maddocks in Melbourne.
Tamsin has been involved in an 'impressive range of pro bono matters', according to the Law Council, including running a number of judicial review cases for asylum seeker clients in the Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court.
She also volunteered at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, coordinated the Refugee Legal program at Maddocks, and made a significant contribution to the work of the Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre, the Law Council said.
The Australian Young Lawyer Awards is conducted annually by the Law Council of Australia's Young Lawyers' Committee and recognises excellence in young lawyers and young lawyer organisations.