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Community Organisations Collaboration Leadership Gender and LGBTIQ+ Law Firm

Law firm joins federation working to improve LGBTIQ+ living conditions

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Out Leadership, a coalition of global companies promoting LGBTIQ+ equality in the world welcomes independent Australian law firm

Corrs Chambers Westgarth as a new member company. Their entry represents the organization’s continued expansion into the Asia Pacific region.

Corrs Chambers Westgarth is one of the leading independent law firms in Australia. 

Corrs advises on the most significant global matters and connects with the best lawyers internationally to provide its clients with the right team for every engagement. The firm is also at the forefront of some of the most high-profile public international law matters in its region, assisting governments and corporations with the resolution of highly complex cross-border disputes. 

Corrs has a strong and ongoing commitment to LGBTIQ+ inclusion amongst their people, their clients and their broader community.  

“We are delighted that Corrs is joining as our 12th new member firm this year. Their strong and ongoing commitment to LGBTIQ+ inclusion amongst their employees, clients and the broader community makes them a natural fit for our global community of leading companies,” said Todd Sears, CEO & Founder, Out Leadership. 

Corrs is the first Australian law firm to join Out Leadership. The firm is widely recognized for its activity around LGBTIQ+ awareness and ally training, and for many years has provided significant pro bono support for many LGBTIQ+ affiliated organizations. 

Gavin MacLaren, Senior Partner and CEO at Corrs said: “It is critical that we cultivate an environment where everyone feels welcome, and diversity is embraced and celebrated. We are delighted to partner with Out Leadership to realize the positive impact of LGBTIQ+ inclusion.” 

Corrs has been recognized for its commitment to diversity in a range of areas, including by the Australian government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency, the Diversity Council of Australia and LGBTIQ+ not-for-profit Pride In Diversity. 


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