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 of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace PERTH

Are you considering starting your own practice or thinking of taking a partnership position at a small firm? Or have …

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

Chaired by the Hon Justice Michael Buss, President, Court of Appeal Division, Supreme Court of Western Australia, the speakers take …

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

Change within the legal sector continues to accelerate. Client power continually increases, partly because of access to technology that’s developing …

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

The Commercial and Managed Cases (CMC) List covers more than just big commercial cases and can be an efficient way …

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At your desk, delivered online

The fiduciary obligations lawyers owe their clients are fundamental to the practice of law. In this webinar, fiduciary obligations are …

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

Gain practical knowledge on the fundamental issues relating to drafting family law orders and settlement offers. This interactive learning experience …

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

Lawyers have a limited time to focus on business development hence it is critical to have a plan with structured …

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

The Restraining Orders and Related Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2016 has amended a number of important Acts, including The …

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State Reception Centre, Frasers
60 Fraser Ave Kings Park

The Law Society invites members to join the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) to celebrate international women’s day. Society …

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

Investing in the client experience is one of the most overlooked yet cost-effective ways to outperform in today’s competitive legal …

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

2017 is expected to be a year of change in the area of insolvency and restructuring law. The Insolvency Law Reform …

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

Industrial relations can often be a polarising experience for employers, employees and union representatives. At times, there are unique ethical issues …

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

Effective costs and billing practice is a fundamental component in any legal practice and essential skill for any lawyer. This …

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

In September 2016, the Productivity Commission handed down its inquiry report into Australia’s intellectual property system. The inquiry report’s recommendations …

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

Practical review and update on the recent amendments to the Constructions Contracts Act. Hear experienced construction law practitioners discuss the …

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

A practical review of important and significant cases in commercial law from 2016. Chaired by his Hon Justice David Newnes, …

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

Many of the processes, systems, values and business models used by organisations were designed for the industrial age. Science tells …

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

This seminar examines the Law Society’s new guidelines for practitioners on what to do and what resources are available to …

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

Overview on drafting sale of business agreements and the settlement process – essential for all practitioners practising in the area. …

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

Firms practicing mindfulness are reporting decreasing absenteeism, rising productivity and increased success.  Mindfulness is about being aware of what is happening …

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

Fully booked In recent years the number of clients who require advice about complex estate planning and Family Provision Act …

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

Put simply, the doctrine of advocate’s immunity provides an advocate with immunity for any claims that may be brought arising …

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

This seminar provides a timely update on eConveyancing and electronic land contracts including: Landgate’s vision of the future in regard …

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

Drafting settlement offers and deeds can be deceptively complicated with traps for even the most experienced practitioners. Settlement deeds are …

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

One of the most important and exacting documents a practitioner can be called upon to draft is a will. Get an …

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

The Supreme Court of Western Australia offers a voluntary criminal case conferencing process (VCCC) to assist in resolving issues in …

Read More Book online

At your desk, delivered online

Investing in the client experience is one of the most overlooked yet cost-effective ways to outperform in today’s competitive legal …

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

The innate complexity of human behaviour means that risk of sexual re-offending cannot be predicted with certainty. However, the assessment …

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

A critical skill of an effective advocate is to identify the way in which a case can best be presented, …

Read More Book online

At your desk, delivered online

Rule 17(5) of the Legal Profession Conduct Rules 2010 states that a practitioner must not engage in conduct which constitutes …

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

The Law Society of Western Australia’s Quality Practice Standard (QPS) reflects excellence in legal practice management. It is a means …

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

The Law Society of Western Australia’s Quality Practice Standard (QPS) reflects excellence in legal practice management. It is a means …

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

When dealing with the Legal Profession Complaints Committee it is important to think carefully before alleging wrongdoing on the part …

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

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

National Electronic Conveyancing is a reality in parts of the Eastern States and will be introduced in WA in May …

Read More Book online

National Electronic Conveyancing is a reality in parts of the Eastern States and was introduced in Western Australia in May 2015. …

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 of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace PERTH

The volume of potential evidence required in court is reaching immense proportions. The Federal Court has recently streamlined its Practice …

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

Are you considering starting your own practice or thinking of taking a partnership position at a small firm? Or have …

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

Change within the legal sector continues to accelerate. Client power continually increases, partly because of access to technology that’s developing …

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

Lawyers have a limited time to focus on business development hence it is critical to have a plan with structured …

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

Effective costs and billing practice is a fundamental component in any legal practice and essential skill for any lawyer. This …

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

Many of the processes, systems, values and business models used by organisations were designed for the industrial age. Science tells …

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

Firms practicing mindfulness are reporting decreasing absenteeism, rising productivity and increased success.  Mindfulness is about being aware of what is happening …

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

The Law Society of Western Australia’s Quality Practice Standard (QPS) reflects excellence in legal practice management. It is a means …

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

The Law Society of Western Australia’s Quality Practice Standard (QPS) reflects excellence in legal practice management. It is a means …

Read More
eLearning Available Online

National Electronic Conveyancing is a reality in parts of the Eastern States and will be introduced in WA in May …

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 volume of potential evidence required in court is reaching immense proportions. The Federal Court has recently streamlined its Practice …

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

The Commercial and Managed Cases (CMC) List covers more than just big commercial cases and can be an efficient way …

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

Gain practical knowledge on the fundamental issues relating to drafting family law orders and settlement offers. This interactive learning experience …

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

Investing in the client experience is one of the most overlooked yet cost-effective ways to outperform in today’s competitive legal …

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

Effective costs and billing practice is a fundamental component in any legal practice and essential skill for any lawyer. This …

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

Overview on drafting sale of business agreements and the settlement process – essential for all practitioners practising in the area. …

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

This seminar provides a timely update on eConveyancing and electronic land contracts including: Landgate’s vision of the future in regard …

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

One of the most important and exacting documents a practitioner can be called upon to draft is a will. Get an …

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

The Supreme Court of Western Australia offers a voluntary criminal case conferencing process (VCCC) to assist in resolving issues in …

Read More Book online

At your desk, delivered online

Investing in the client experience is one of the most overlooked yet cost-effective ways to outperform in today’s competitive legal …

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

The innate complexity of human behaviour means that risk of sexual re-offending cannot be predicted with certainty. However, the assessment …

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

A critical skill of an effective advocate is to identify the way in which a case can best be presented, …

Read More Book online
eLearning Available 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

Chaired by the Hon Justice Michael Buss, President, Court of Appeal Division, Supreme Court of Western Australia, the speakers take …

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

The Commercial and Managed Cases (CMC) List covers more than just big commercial cases and can be an efficient way …

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

The Restraining Orders and Related Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2016 has amended a number of important Acts, including The …

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

2017 is expected to be a year of change in the area of insolvency and restructuring law. The Insolvency Law Reform …

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

In September 2016, the Productivity Commission handed down its inquiry report into Australia’s intellectual property system. The inquiry report’s recommendations …

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

Practical review and update on the recent amendments to the Constructions Contracts Act. Hear experienced construction law practitioners discuss the …

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

A practical review of important and significant cases in commercial law from 2016. Chaired by his Hon Justice David Newnes, …

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

Overview on drafting sale of business agreements and the settlement process – essential for all practitioners practising in the area. …

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

Fully booked In recent years the number of clients who require advice about complex estate planning and Family Provision Act …

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

Put simply, the doctrine of advocate’s immunity provides an advocate with immunity for any claims that may be brought arising …

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

This seminar provides a timely update on eConveyancing and electronic land contracts including: Landgate’s vision of the future in regard …

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

Drafting settlement offers and deeds can be deceptively complicated with traps for even the most experienced practitioners. Settlement deeds are …

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

The innate complexity of human behaviour means that risk of sexual re-offending cannot be predicted with certainty. However, the assessment …

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

National Electronic Conveyancing is a reality in parts of the Eastern States and will be introduced in WA in May …

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

At your desk, delivered online

The fiduciary obligations lawyers owe their clients are fundamental to the practice of law. In this webinar, fiduciary obligations are …

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

Industrial relations can often be a polarising experience for employers, employees and union representatives. At times, there are unique ethical issues …

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

Effective costs and billing practice is a fundamental component in any legal practice and essential skill for any lawyer. This …

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

This seminar examines the Law Society’s new guidelines for practitioners on what to do and what resources are available to …

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

Fully booked In recent years the number of clients who require advice about complex estate planning and Family Provision Act …

Read More

At your desk, delivered online

Rule 17(5) of the Legal Profession Conduct Rules 2010 states that a practitioner must not engage in conduct which constitutes …

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

The Law Society of Western Australia’s Quality Practice Standard (QPS) reflects excellence in legal practice management. It is a means …

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

The Law Society of Western Australia’s Quality Practice Standard (QPS) reflects excellence in legal practice management. It is a means …

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

When dealing with the Legal Profession Complaints Committee it is important to think carefully before alleging wrongdoing on the part …

Read More Book online
eLearning Available 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
State Reception Centre, Frasers
60 Fraser Ave Kings Park

The Law Society invites members to join the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) to celebrate international women’s day. Society …

Read More