On behalf of our CEO Shane Duffy, the Board of Directors and all the team at ATSILS, we send out a big congratulations to Robyn Lui who has become an officer of the court after her recent admission to the Supreme Court as a lawyer.
Alan Watkins a criminal law lawyer with the Cairns team said, “it was a personal honour to move Ms Lui for admission, Ms Lui understands the privilege of being an officer of the court and is looking forward to making a valuable contribution to the legal profession.”
Robyn was born and raised in Cairns and is a proud Torres Strait Islander woman. She is one of our experienced Court Support Officers and has been working in the Cairns regional office for many years. In her role with ATSILS she has enjoyed the opportunity to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients as part of the criminal law team servicing Cairns, Innisfail, Yarrabah and the Cape regions.
Robyn has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Southern Queensland and her journey to becoming a lawyer included juggling the rigorous demands of raising a child as a single mum, whilst working full-time and studying part-time. She credits her achievement of being admitted to ALL the support she has received from her Son, Sister and Friends who were in the court room to witness this great occasion.
Speaking of her achievement, Robyn said it was important to her to continue to inspire and encourage current and future indigenous law students to complete their studies as well.