Alumni & Friends

In Memoriam: Katrina Watson Dawson (1976-2014)

Katrina Dawson's life was inexplicably and tragically cut short in December 2014 in the wake of a much-loved ritual of hot chocolate and toast at the start of her working day as a barrister.


Alumni Empowered By Law Studies After Life Struggle
Thao Nguyen

From her birth in a Thai refugee camp to practising law back in her parents homeland, Cat Thao Nguyen’s story of growing up as a migrant in Australia is unique yet familiar.


Practising Law In The NSW Outback
Matthew Lyster

For Matthew Lyster, working as a community lawyer in the NSW outback has been his greatest challenge. But the education he received from the Juris Doctor at Sydney Law School has given him the resilience he needs.


Old Friends Come Back Again
Old Friends Come Back Again

Some familiar faces have returned to the Law School recently in the shape of the Four Just Men, stone sculptures whose new home is now the Level 1 foyer of the New Law Building.


Class of '75 Reunites 40 Years On
Class of 1975 Reunion

The 1975 Bachelor of Laws graduating class held its 40th anniversary reunion on Friday, 20 March 2015. The Reunion was held as close as possible to the actual date of graduation on 22 March 2015.


Alumni Honour Roll 2015 – Celebrating Our Alumni Achievements

A portrait of alumnus Charles Waterstreet (BA 1971, LLB 1974) has won the 2015 Archibald Prize. Artist Nigel Milsom described his subject as a great man, but otherworldly.

More recent awards

Sydney Law School Alumni acknowledged on Australia Day

Sydney Law School extends warm congratulations to all alumni who have been recognised for their outstanding contributions in a broad range of fields.


Our alumni have diverse careers which take them across the globe. Click on the stories on the menu to the left to read more