Clarissa Rayward


Brisbane Family Law Centre and Happy Lawyer Happy Life

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Her story

Clarissa is a Director at Brisbane Family Law Centre and Happy Lawyer Happy Life.

Without mentioning your job title, how would you describe what it is you do now (whether at home, work, in the community, etc.)?

Accidental wellness advocate in law land and life manager for my kids, London and Daisy, and husband at all other times!

What are the first three words you think of when you hear the word ‘diversity’?

Difference, acceptance, broad thinking.

What do you think it will take to develop truly diverse thinking within the legal industry?

A willingness to listen and learn and not assume that because things have been done a certain way there is not other ways of approaching things.

What was your main driver to enter the legal industry?

he ability to combine intellectual skill with helping others.

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