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Gender equality in the legal professions

Plenary / Panel
german language

Why is the share of women among judges and prosecutors increasing while it shrinks at the level of lawyers? How can legal professionals in the public and in the private sector balance the different areas of their lives? A multi-layered examination of working conditions in Austria and abroad.


Attoney at Law, Brenner & Klemm Rechtsanwälte, Vienna
President, Supreme Court, Vienna
Director, District Court, Wolfratshausen
Attorney at Law, Galen Rechtsanwälte, Berlin
Redakteur, Innenpolitik und Rechtspanorama, Die Presse, Wien Chair

Dr. Elisabeth LOVREK

President, Supreme Court, Vienna

1977-1981 Study of Law, University of Vienna
1987-1990 Judge, District Court Central District, Vienna
1990-1997 Judge, Vienna Regional Court, Vienna
1998-2002 Judge, Vienna Court of Appeals, Vienna
since 2003 Judge, Supreme Court Austria, Vienna
2015-2018 Vicepresident, Supreme Court, Vienna
since 2018 President, Supreme Court, Vienna


Redakteur, Innenpolitik und Rechtspanorama, Die Presse, Wien

 Geboren 1980 in Graz, Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Universität Wien. Seit 2004 Journalist bei der Tageszeitung "Die Presse" in Wien.

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