Construction and Infrastructure

Committee

2018/19 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

2018/19 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

2018/19 Annual Report The Young Lawyers Committee (YLC) provides support and is a voice for junior members of the profession. …


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Joint Law Society/Women Lawyers of WA

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The Joint Law Society/Women Lawyers Committee is a committee with representation from the Law Society and the …


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Taxation

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The Taxation Committee meets as a joint Committee of the Law Society of Western Australia and the …


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Quality Practice Standard

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The QPS committee continued to administer this scheme for the Society. In the last year the QPS …


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Property Law

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report As with the previous year, much of the focus of the Property Law Committee during 2018/19 has …


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Professional Indemnity Insurance Management

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The Professional Indemnity Insurance Committee (PIIMC) has, as required by the Legal Profession Act, put in place the …


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Personal Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The Committee continued to progress a number of ongoing initiatives from the previous year as well as …


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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The Mental Health and Wellbeing Committee was formed in 2011 having been an ad hoc committee on …


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Intellectual Property and Technology

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The Intellectual Property and Technology Committee provides a forum for promoting and reviewing the practice and development …


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Insolvency and Reconstruction

Committee

2018/19 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

2018/19 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

2018/19 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

2018/19 Annual Report The main focus of the General Conditions for the Sale of Land Committee’s work in 2018/19 was …


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Francis Burt Law Education Programme and Old Court House Museum Advisory

Committee

2018/19 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

2018/19 Annual Report The year saw a change in the Committee’s Convenor with the retirement of Julian Sher and the appointment …


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Environment, Town Planning and Local Government

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The Environment, Town Planning & Local Government Committee had a number of key areas of priority in …


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Employee Relations

Committee

2018/19 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

2018/19 Annual Report The Elder Law and Succession Committee’s particular areas of interest are power of attorney reform (including interstate …


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Criminal Law

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The 2018/2019 financial year was once again a very busy year for the members of the Criminal …


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Education

Committee

2018/19 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

2018/19 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

2018/19 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

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The Costs Committee’s primary function is to make recommendations to the Law Society Council in relation to …


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Commercial Law

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The Commercial Law Committee’s role is to report and make recommendations to the Law Society Council on commercial …


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Brief Editorial

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report Brief is the official journal of the Law Society and has been published since 1974. Brief keeps members …


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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report The Committee continues to seek to promote alternative dispute resolution and the involvement of lawyers in alternative …


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Administrative and Migration Law Committee

Committee

2018/19 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

2018/19 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

2018/19 Annual Report The Access to Justice Committee has broad representation from members of the legal profession and key stakeholders …


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Indigenous Legal Issues

Committee

2018/19 Annual Report This year, the Indigenous Legal Issues Committee has seen a change of Convenor, with some new appointments …


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