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

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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

This seminar is aimed at a wide spectrum of practitioners, including those who have not appeared in the State Administrative …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

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

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

Imagine a world where, upon noticing we’re not feeling physically or mentally healthy, we express how we’re feeling, and then …

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

The complexity of legal negotiations is unparalleled. Professionals across the legal field are challenged to stay on top of the …

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

More and more, organisations are turning to non-traditional ways to raise much needed capital. One of the most successful tools …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The use of caveats may raise professional ethics issues as well as legal issues. A recent decision by the State …

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

Insider trading has appeared increasingly in the news, with a number of recent high profile convictions. This seminar reviews the …

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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

Join the First Parliamentary Counsel of the Commonwealth as he discusses the relatively new Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014 …

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

Three experienced practitioners share their views of the conflicts issues which arise in private law firms with six real life …

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

This seminar guides us through essential evidence and overcoming technical difficulties in Family Court proceedings. In particular it makes reference …

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

Since the Construction Contracts Act (WA) (the Act) was enacted in 2004, the number of payment disputes dealt with by …

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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 of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Reforms to the Strata Titles Act 1985 are taking shape with Landgate aiming to introduce the Strata Titles Amendment Bill …

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

The Information Commissioner discusses freedom of information legislation and its applicability to litigators. In particular the Commissioner looks at freedom …

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The University of Western Australia, Recreation and Fitness Centre
35 Stirling Highway Crawley

Presented by the Law Society’s Young Lawyers Committee, our popular annual mixed netball competition promises a fun night of fitness, …

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

This Family Law Forum examines the latest developments in family law relating to spousal maintenance, tax implications for Family Law …

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

The Edith Cowan University Security Research Institute together with the Law Society have partnered to undertake a cyber security awareness …

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

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s report Elder Abuse – A National Response (ALRC 131), released in June 2017, contains a …

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

Learn about Australia’s two new bold initiatives in competition law reform, out of the Harper Review Report in 2015. Regardless …

Read More Book online

At your desk, delivered live online

After you have booked, to register and join the webinar, please follow this link Why is the duty of confidentiality …

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

Why is the duty of confidentiality of such importance to a lawyer or the legal profession? Aside from the numerous …

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Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club
1 Hobbs Place Peppermint Grove

Registrations now open The Law Society’s Young Lawyers Committee presents a sophisticated and stylish cocktail evening for lawyers and other …

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

The Australian Tax Office and ASIC have wide information gathering powers, including the power to search a law office as …

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

Gain practical insights from Western Australia’s State Coroner Ros Fogliani, and an experienced counsel assisting, on how best to assist …

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

At some point in their career, most legal practitioners will be approached by a client with an employment law query.  …

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

The themes of social inclusion, diversity and cultural competence are important for lawyers. Around half of all Australians were born …

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

There is a crisis of culture, or “culture shocks” occurring in various industries, including financial services, retail and start-ups.  This …

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

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

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

Legal technology is no longer just a means of increasing efficiency in performing standard legal tasks, but a future promise …

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

DNA evidence has the potential to be the linchpin of any criminal investigation. However, as they say in the classics, …

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

The business of law facilitates professional practice alongside profitable and sustainable business practices. The business of law model requires lawyers …

Read More Book online
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
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

An introductory risk management seminar on the principles and processes all newly admitted lawyers need to know and understand. Designed specifically for newly …

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The Law Society
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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

You asked for it (in last year’s feedback to Law Mutual (WA)), so here it is, a seminar on “How to …

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

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

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
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 of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

This Family Law Forum examines the latest developments in family law relating to spousal maintenance, tax implications for Family Law …

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

The Edith Cowan University Security Research Institute together with the Law Society have partnered to undertake a cyber security awareness …

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

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s report Elder Abuse – A National Response (ALRC 131), released in June 2017, contains a …

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

The themes of social inclusion, diversity and cultural competence are important for lawyers. Around half of all Australians were born …

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

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

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

Legal technology is no longer just a means of increasing efficiency in performing standard legal tasks, but a future promise …

Read More Book online
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
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

The complexity of legal negotiations is unparalleled. Professionals across the legal field are challenged to stay on top of the …

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

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s report Elder Abuse – A National Response (ALRC 131), released in June 2017, contains a …

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

The business of law facilitates professional practice alongside profitable and sustainable business practices. The business of law model requires lawyers …

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 is aimed at a wide spectrum of practitioners, including those who have not appeared in the State Administrative …

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

More and more, organisations are turning to non-traditional ways to raise much needed capital. One of the most successful tools …

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

Insider trading has appeared increasingly in the news, with a number of recent high profile convictions. This seminar reviews the …

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

Join the First Parliamentary Counsel of the Commonwealth as he discusses the relatively new Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014 …

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

This seminar guides us through essential evidence and overcoming technical difficulties in Family Court proceedings. In particular it makes reference …

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

Since the Construction Contracts Act (WA) (the Act) was enacted in 2004, the number of payment disputes dealt with by …

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

Reforms to the Strata Titles Act 1985 are taking shape with Landgate aiming to introduce the Strata Titles Amendment Bill …

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

The Information Commissioner discusses freedom of information legislation and its applicability to litigators. In particular the Commissioner looks at freedom …

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

This Family Law Forum examines the latest developments in family law relating to spousal maintenance, tax implications for Family Law …

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

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s report Elder Abuse – A National Response (ALRC 131), released in June 2017, contains a …

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

Learn about Australia’s two new bold initiatives in competition law reform, out of the Harper Review Report in 2015. Regardless …

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

The Australian Tax Office and ASIC have wide information gathering powers, including the power to search a law office as …

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

Gain practical insights from Western Australia’s State Coroner Ros Fogliani, and an experienced counsel assisting, on how best to assist …

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

At some point in their career, most legal practitioners will be approached by a client with an employment law query.  …

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

There is a crisis of culture, or “culture shocks” occurring in various industries, including financial services, retail and start-ups.  This …

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

DNA evidence has the potential to be the linchpin of any criminal investigation. However, as they say in the classics, …

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

The complexity of legal negotiations is unparalleled. Professionals across the legal field are challenged to stay on top of the …

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

Three experienced practitioners share their views of the conflicts issues which arise in private law firms with six real life …

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

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s report Elder Abuse – A National Response (ALRC 131), released in June 2017, contains a …

Read More Book online

At your desk, delivered live online

After you have booked, to register and join the webinar, please follow this link Why is the duty of confidentiality …

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

Why is the duty of confidentiality of such importance to a lawyer or the legal profession? Aside from the numerous …

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

Imagine a world where, upon noticing we’re not feeling physically or mentally healthy, we express how we’re feeling, and then …

Read More Book online
The University of Western Australia, Recreation and Fitness Centre
35 Stirling Highway Crawley

Presented by the Law Society’s Young Lawyers Committee, our popular annual mixed netball competition promises a fun night of fitness, …

Read More Book online
Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club
1 Hobbs Place Peppermint Grove

Registrations now open The Law Society’s Young Lawyers Committee presents a sophisticated and stylish cocktail evening for lawyers and other …

Read More Book online