Construction and Infrastructure

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Law Society’s Construction and Infrastructure Committee was established in August 2015. The Committee’s meetings are held …


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Professional Standards Scheme

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Law Society’s Professional Standards Scheme commenced on 1 July 2014. The Scheme caps occupational liability of …


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Young Lawyers

Committee

Young Lawyer CPD Programme 2017/18 Annual Report The Law Society’s Young Lawyers Committee (YLC) is dedicated to providing key support …


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Joint Law Society/Women Lawyers of WA

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Joint Law Society/Women Lawyers Committee is a liaison group between Women Lawyers of Western Australia (Inc) …


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Taxation

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Taxation Committee sits as a joint Committee of the Law Society of Western Australia and the …


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Quality Practice Standard

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The QPS committee is proud to report that of the 45 accredited firms, 10 firms can claim …


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Property Law

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The focus of the Property Law Committee this year has been on the significant changes to the …


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Professional Indemnity Insurance Management

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Professional Indemnity Insurance Committee (PIIMC) has, as required by the Legal Profession Act, put in place …


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Personal Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Personal Injuries and Workers’ Compensation Committee has continued its involvement in matters affecting the administration of …


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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Mental Health and Wellbeing Committee worked carefully through the 13 recommendations that were adopted under the …


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Intellectual Property and Technology

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Intellectual Property and Technology Committee liaises regularly with IP Australia, the statutory body that administers Intellectual …


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Insolvency and Reconstruction

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Insolvency and Reconstruction Law Committee is a committee of the Business Law Section of the Law …


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In-house/Government Lawyers

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The In-house/Government Lawyers Committee aims to promote and support the specific needs of in-house and government lawyers …


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Human Rights and Equal Opportunity

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Committee met jointly with the Administrative, Constitutional and Migration Law Committee …


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General Conditions for the Sale of Land

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The main focus of the General Conditions for the Sale of Land Committee’s work in 2017/18 was …


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Francis Burt Law Education Programme and Old Court House Museum Advisory

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Committee has continued to oversee the activities of the Francis Burt Law Education Programme (the Programme), …


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Ethics

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Ethics Committee had another active year, with sub-committees reporting on a range of issues, culminating in …


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Environment, Town Planning and Local Government

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Environment, Town Planning and Local Government Committee had a busy 2017/18 year with outcomes including: continued …


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Employment Relations

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Employee Relations Committee is represented by practitioners who practice in the fields of employment, industrial relations …


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Elder Law and Succession

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Elder Law and Succession Planning Committee’s particular areas of interest are: power of attorney reform, including …


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Criminal Law

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The 2017/18 financial year was once again a very busy year for the members of the Criminal …


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Education

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Law Society’s Education Committee oversees the Law Society’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme, curated and developed …


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Courts

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Courts Committee continues to play an important role as a conduit for two-way feedback, and the …


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Country Practitioners

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Committee’s strategic focus continues to be developed with a view to ensuring that it is representing, …


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Costs

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Costs Committee’s primary function is to make recommendations to the Law Society’s Council in relation to …


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Commercial Law

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Commercial Law Committee’s role is to report and make recommendations to the Law Society’s Council on …


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Brief Editorial

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report Published since 1974, Brief is the official journal of the Law Society. As such, it fulfils an …


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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Law Society is a Recognised Mediator Accreditation Body (RMAB) under the National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS) …


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Administrative, Constitutional and Migration Law

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Administrative, Constitutional and Migration Law Committee met jointly with the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Committee …


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Accreditation

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report The Accreditation Committee advises the Law Society’s Council on the rules and regulations that govern the granting …


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Access to Justice

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report Gary Mack Convenor Access to Justice Committee has broad representation from members of the legal profession and …


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Indigenous Legal Issues

Committee

2017/18 Annual Report This year, the Indigenous Legal Issues Committee joined with representatives from the Law Society’s Human Rights and …


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