ExCo Member

Ms Pauline Wright

Partner | PJ Donnellan & Co (AUSTRALIA)

Pauline is the immediate past President of the Law Council of Australia and is a past President of the Law Society of NSW. She is President of the NSW Council for Civil Liberties, only the second woman to have held that role. Pauline is an accredited specialist in Environmental Planning & Development Law and partner of environmental and planning law firm, PJ Donnellan & Co, on the NSW Central Coast. She is a past Vice President of NSW Women Lawyers and Executive member of NSW Young Lawyers and was the long-term chair of the Environmental Planning and Development Law Committee of the Law Society of NSW.


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She is a member of the Executive Committee of LAWASIA and is the Australian representative on the Board of the Union Internationale des Avocats and was President of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (NSW) Central Coast Chapter from 2010 until 2016. She is also a keen ocean swimmer and has been active in surf lifesaving. Pauline is a singer, actor, playwright and director/producer and is President and co-founder of the 5 Lands Walk, an annual cultural and arts festival on the Central Coast of NSW Australia since 2006.

Pauline was elected to the LAWASIA Executive Committee in 2020.