CPD seminars and Law Society events

The Law Society is the leading provider of CPD for the legal profession in Western Australia. The CPD programme provides relevant and topical seminars developed with the profession for the profession.

Competencies

Competency 1 – Practice Management
Competency 2 – Professional Skills
Competency 3 – Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Competency 4 – Substantive Law

All Events
The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

FULLY BOOKED Would you enter into an agreement with a builder to construct your house without a detailed plan of what …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

FULLY BOOKED Law Mutual (WA) has developed guidelines setting out the requirements for management of practices and matters with an emphasis on …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Recent analysis of Law Mutual (WA) claims and Insureds’ preventative measures suggests that good initial screening processes is one of the most …

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The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

This seminar brings together counsel for the executor in Lemon v Mead, WA’s highest profile succession case of 2017, to …

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The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

More employers are taking action to address pay gaps and gender imbalances that persist across the economy, according to 2016-17 …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The world of work is forever changing and the new (or not so new) ‘gig economy’ has blurred and challenged …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Understanding ethical obligations and recognising ethical dilemmas will be the subject of a paper presented by Paula Wilkinson and Adam …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

In the majority of situations your client is easily identifiable. However, practitioners are often challenged to identify the client particularly when instructed …

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The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

In this seminar experienced migration practitioners, including former members of the AAT involved in migration decision making, will discuss some …

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The University Club
Hackett Entrance #1, Hackett Drive Crawley

Connected | Informed | Global Our flagship CPD conference Law Summer School 2018 will provide another day of thought-provoking knowledge …

Read More Book online

At your desk, delivered live online

Once you  have booked, to register and join the webinar, please click here This session presents a way of approaching …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The risk of inadequate supervision not only concerns a practice’s or practitioner’s compliance requirements but may also result in professional …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

As noted recently by the Victorian Supreme Court ‘defamation is a difficult area of law, even for experienced practitioners and …

Read More Book online

At your desk, delivered live online

Once you have booked, to register and join the webinar, please click here Practitioners, students and researchers rely on online …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

As part of our ECU Cyber Security Research Institute seminar series on cyber security for lawyers, this workshop steps you …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The role of in-house counsel presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges. Michael Kahn and Chris Osborn of Reeltime …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

It’s not rocket science, and yet it happens, a lot, even to our own friends and colleagues This engaging, highly …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

A Hands-on Masterclass of the Law of Costs and Billing Effective costs and billing practice is a fundamental component in …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

In most Australian States, planning and environment matters are subject to the jurisdiction of a specialist court or tribunal but …

Read More Book online

At your desk, delivered live online

One of the ways reputation is built, or damaged, is through the presentation of documents and correspondence. Whether the correspondence …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

A view from the bench provides a great opportunity for junior practitioners to receive practical advice on appearing before the …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Email cpd@lawsocietywa.asn.au to book Lawyers continue with increasing demands, challenges and issues arising from the complexity and volume of work, …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Expert evidence presents a rare exception to the general rule that, in Court, opinions are irrelevant and the only opinion …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The term ‘unbundling’ is used in connection with all types of legal services, and involves the breaking down of a …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Disputes in the resources sector are steeped in complexity, cost and associated risk. Participants in these types of disputes are …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The purpose of this seminar will be to analyse the changes being introduced in early 2018 to the Joint Form …

Read More Book online

Delivered live online

Commencing Monday, 9 April 2018, 5.30pm – 7.30pm 10 week course to complete 13 units The essential legal assistant course …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Mobile device protection is essential for today’s lawyer, and the ECU Security Research Institute’s survey of the WA Legal Profession …

Read More Book online
eLearning Available Online

Lawyers typically make a multitude of decisions daily that affect themselves and others, and when unconscious biases are in play, …

Read More Book online

With an increasing volume of legislation imposing personal liability on company directors, a fast pace of regulatory reform, a rise …

Read More Book online

Do you know enough about your obligations regarding trust accounts pursuant to the Legal Profession Act 2008 (LPA) (Part 9 …

Read More Book online

What is the difference between witness preparation and witness coaching? Legal Profession Conduct Rule 39 concerns how practitioners discuss a …

Read More Book online

This seminar is a must for lawyers who practice in the area of tort or contract, or those with an …

Read More Book online

In this interesting insight into how lawyers communicate in 2015, Philippa Rezos, a Senior Legal officer at the LPCC, covers …

Read More Book online

This seminar is a must for practitioners who deal with contentious probate matters for its detailed discussion of the shifting …

Read More Book online

This seminar is a must for criminal law practitioners, both junior and experienced. Complete this seminar to gain a sound …

Read More Book online

This informative and practical seminar covers in detail what the work involved in signing Lawyers Advice Certificates. The seminar discusses …

Read More Book online

Australia is a pluralistic, democratic society in which civil society has a significant role to play in shaping policies and …

Read More Book online

Ethical duties are obligations embodying norms of conduct and behaviour binding all within a profession. This seminar will look at …

Read More Book online

This practical seminar covers three main areas in costs – how and why to reach a fee agreement, conducting a …

Read More Book online

This seminar contains a detailed analysis of billing by fixed fees, rather than time based billing. Presented by one of …

Read More Book online

This seminar is a must for all practitioners with an interest in how their practice is structured. Complete this seminar …

Read More Book online

Freezing and search orders – formerly known as Mareva and Anton Piller orders respectively – have been described as the …

Read More Book online

Sole practitioners and small firms attending will gain valuable insight and learn some easy strategies to save time and money …

Read More Book online

John Raftos and Maryam Omari provide a detailed discussion of bullying in the workplace and is essential viewing for lawyers …

Read More Book online

What is the line between a forceful demand and misconduct? A well crafted demand setting out the facts on which …

Read More Book online

One of the most important and exacting documents a lawyer can be called upon to draft is a will. Susan …

Read More Book online
Practice Management
The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

FULLY BOOKED Recent profiling of Law Mutual (WA) claims and Insureds showed that conflict of interest claims and breach of fiduciary …

Read More
The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

FULLY BOOKED Would you enter into an agreement with a builder to construct your house without a detailed plan of what …

Read More
The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

FULLY BOOKED Law Mutual (WA) has developed guidelines setting out the requirements for management of practices and matters with an emphasis on …

Read More
The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Recent analysis of Law Mutual (WA) claims and Insureds’ preventative measures suggests that good initial screening processes is one of the most …

Read More
The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

In the majority of situations your client is easily identifiable. However, practitioners are often challenged to identify the client particularly when instructed …

Read More

At your desk, delivered live online

Once you  have booked, to register and join the webinar, please click here This session presents a way of approaching …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The risk of inadequate supervision not only concerns a practice’s or practitioner’s compliance requirements but may also result in professional …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

As part of our ECU Cyber Security Research Institute seminar series on cyber security for lawyers, this workshop steps you …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

A Hands-on Masterclass of the Law of Costs and Billing Effective costs and billing practice is a fundamental component in …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Email cpd@lawsocietywa.asn.au to book Lawyers continue with increasing demands, challenges and issues arising from the complexity and volume of work, …

Read More Book online

Delivered live online

Commencing Monday, 9 April 2018, 5.30pm – 7.30pm 10 week course to complete 13 units The essential legal assistant course …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Mobile device protection is essential for today’s lawyer, and the ECU Security Research Institute’s survey of the WA Legal Profession …

Read More Book online
eLearning Available Online

Lawyers typically make a multitude of decisions daily that affect themselves and others, and when unconscious biases are in play, …

Read More Book online

This practical seminar covers three main areas in costs – how and why to reach a fee agreement, conducting a …

Read More Book online

This seminar contains a detailed analysis of billing by fixed fees, rather than time based billing. Presented by one of …

Read More Book online

This seminar is a must for all practitioners with an interest in how their practice is structured. Complete this seminar …

Read More Book online

Sole practitioners and small firms attending will gain valuable insight and learn some easy strategies to save time and money …

Read More Book online

John Raftos and Maryam Omari provide a detailed discussion of bullying in the workplace and is essential viewing for lawyers …

Read More Book online
Professional Skills
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

This seminar brings together counsel for the executor in Lemon v Mead, WA’s highest profile succession case of 2017, to …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

More employers are taking action to address pay gaps and gender imbalances that persist across the economy, according to 2016-17 …

Read More Book online
The University Club
Hackett Entrance #1, Hackett Drive Crawley

Connected | Informed | Global Our flagship CPD conference Law Summer School 2018 will provide another day of thought-provoking knowledge …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

As noted recently by the Victorian Supreme Court ‘defamation is a difficult area of law, even for experienced practitioners and …

Read More Book online

At your desk, delivered live online

Once you have booked, to register and join the webinar, please click here Practitioners, students and researchers rely on online …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

As part of our ECU Cyber Security Research Institute seminar series on cyber security for lawyers, this workshop steps you …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The role of in-house counsel presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges. Michael Kahn and Chris Osborn of Reeltime …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

It’s not rocket science, and yet it happens, a lot, even to our own friends and colleagues This engaging, highly …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

A Hands-on Masterclass of the Law of Costs and Billing Effective costs and billing practice is a fundamental component in …

Read More Book online

At your desk, delivered live online

One of the ways reputation is built, or damaged, is through the presentation of documents and correspondence. Whether the correspondence …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

A view from the bench provides a great opportunity for junior practitioners to receive practical advice on appearing before the …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Email cpd@lawsocietywa.asn.au to book Lawyers continue with increasing demands, challenges and issues arising from the complexity and volume of work, …

Read More Book online

Delivered live online

Commencing Monday, 9 April 2018, 5.30pm – 7.30pm 10 week course to complete 13 units The essential legal assistant course …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Mobile device protection is essential for today’s lawyer, and the ECU Security Research Institute’s survey of the WA Legal Profession …

Read More Book online
eLearning Available Online

Lawyers typically make a multitude of decisions daily that affect themselves and others, and when unconscious biases are in play, …

Read More Book online

This seminar is a must for practitioners who deal with contentious probate matters for its detailed discussion of the shifting …

Read More Book online

This seminar is a must for criminal law practitioners, both junior and experienced. Complete this seminar to gain a sound …

Read More Book online
Substantive Law
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

This seminar brings together counsel for the executor in Lemon v Mead, WA’s highest profile succession case of 2017, to …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The world of work is forever changing and the new (or not so new) ‘gig economy’ has blurred and challenged …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

In this seminar experienced migration practitioners, including former members of the AAT involved in migration decision making, will discuss some …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

In most Australian States, planning and environment matters are subject to the jurisdiction of a specialist court or tribunal but …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Expert evidence presents a rare exception to the general rule that, in Court, opinions are irrelevant and the only opinion …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The term ‘unbundling’ is used in connection with all types of legal services, and involves the breaking down of a …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Disputes in the resources sector are steeped in complexity, cost and associated risk. Participants in these types of disputes are …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The purpose of this seminar will be to analyse the changes being introduced in early 2018 to the Joint Form …

Read More Book online

Delivered live online

Commencing Monday, 9 April 2018, 5.30pm – 7.30pm 10 week course to complete 13 units The essential legal assistant course …

Read More Book online
eLearning Available Online

With an increasing volume of legislation imposing personal liability on company directors, a fast pace of regulatory reform, a rise …

Read More Book online

This seminar is a must for lawyers who practice in the area of tort or contract, or those with an …

Read More Book online

This informative and practical seminar covers in detail what the work involved in signing Lawyers Advice Certificates. The seminar discusses …

Read More Book online

Freezing and search orders – formerly known as Mareva and Anton Piller orders respectively – have been described as the …

Read More Book online

John Raftos and Maryam Omari provide a detailed discussion of bullying in the workplace and is essential viewing for lawyers …

Read More Book online

One of the most important and exacting documents a lawyer can be called upon to draft is a will. Susan …

Read More Book online
Ethics & Professional Responsibility
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Understanding ethical obligations and recognising ethical dilemmas will be the subject of a paper presented by Paula Wilkinson and Adam …

Read More Book online
The University Club
Hackett Entrance #1, Hackett Drive Crawley

Connected | Informed | Global Our flagship CPD conference Law Summer School 2018 will provide another day of thought-provoking knowledge …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The role of in-house counsel presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges. Michael Kahn and Chris Osborn of Reeltime …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

It’s not rocket science, and yet it happens, a lot, even to our own friends and colleagues This engaging, highly …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

A Hands-on Masterclass of the Law of Costs and Billing Effective costs and billing practice is a fundamental component in …

Read More Book online
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The term ‘unbundling’ is used in connection with all types of legal services, and involves the breaking down of a …

Read More Book online

Delivered live online

Commencing Monday, 9 April 2018, 5.30pm – 7.30pm 10 week course to complete 13 units The essential legal assistant course …

Read More Book online
eLearning Available Online

Lawyers typically make a multitude of decisions daily that affect themselves and others, and when unconscious biases are in play, …

Read More Book online

Do you know enough about your obligations regarding trust accounts pursuant to the Legal Profession Act 2008 (LPA) (Part 9 …

Read More Book online

What is the difference between witness preparation and witness coaching? Legal Profession Conduct Rule 39 concerns how practitioners discuss a …

Read More Book online

In this interesting insight into how lawyers communicate in 2015, Philippa Rezos, a Senior Legal officer at the LPCC, covers …

Read More Book online

Australia is a pluralistic, democratic society in which civil society has a significant role to play in shaping policies and …

Read More Book online

Ethical duties are obligations embodying norms of conduct and behaviour binding all within a profession. This seminar will look at …

Read More Book online

This seminar contains a detailed analysis of billing by fixed fees, rather than time based billing. Presented by one of …

Read More Book online

This seminar is a must for all practitioners with an interest in how their practice is structured. Complete this seminar …

Read More Book online

What is the line between a forceful demand and misconduct? A well crafted demand setting out the facts on which …

Read More Book online

One of the most important and exacting documents a lawyer can be called upon to draft is a will. Susan …

Read More Book online
Law Society Events
The University Club
Hackett Entrance #1, Hackett Drive Crawley

Connected | Informed | Global Our flagship CPD conference Law Summer School 2018 will provide another day of thought-provoking knowledge …

Read More Book online

Delivered live online

Commencing Monday, 9 April 2018, 5.30pm – 7.30pm 10 week course to complete 13 units The essential legal assistant course …

Read More Book online