CPD Seminars

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 for the profession, by the profession.
Useful links: Seminars papers on our online shop | Speaker Nomination Form | CPD Terms and Conditions | CPD Seminar Papers Order Form
With thanks to our CPD partner   legalsuper

All Seminars

At your desk, Delivered Live Online

Social media is no longer a new frontier in lawyer marketing.  With LinkedIn the online professional network of choice for …

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

This seminar is available in person or via webinar Confidentiality is a cornerstone of the lawyer-client relationship, but it is …

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

This seminar will also be streamed as a webinar. Social media offers significant benefits for lawyers.  However, these benefits present …

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

Intellectual Property Basics This useful introductory session will focus on trade marks and copyright, including: • the requirements that need …

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

Developing your personal brand as a law professional is not about having a ‘rockstar’ brand, splashed everywhere online. Sophisticated and …

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

In this Criminal Law Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in 2019. …

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Swan Room, Parmelia Hilton Hotel
14 Mill Street PERTH

Jeffrey Goldberger is returning to Perth to present the next chapter in his series of contract law masterclasses. His masterclass …

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The Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Jeffrey Goldberger, a senior and respected lecturer in Contract Law at Sydney University, is returning to Perth to deliver this …

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

This half-day professional development programme has been specifically designed to share ideas on ethics, business and team management skills for …

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At your desk, Delivered live online

Adapting and preparing for the AI revolution, it is argued, demands a new look at the foundations of law, on …

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

This is an opportunity to hear from Australia’s key Government regulators and agencies and learn about resources available to assist …

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

This seminar will also be streamed as a webinar.  Clients want their lawyers to zealously represent them and usually have …

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

In this Family Law Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in 2019. …

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

In this Succession Law Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in 2019. …

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

This seminar is also available as a webinar.  The Legal Services Award 2010 applies to most incorporated law firms in …

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

In this Environment and Planning Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in …

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Supreme Court of Western Australia
David Malcolm Justice Centre, 28 Barrack Street Perth

In an electronic trial the trial bundle is submitted electronically and the items within that electronic trial bundle may be …

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

This seminar is also available as a webinar.  Join the Australian First Parliamentary Counsel Peter Quiggin PSM as he discusses …

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Supreme Court of Western Australia
David Malcolm Justice Centre, 28 Barrack Street PERTH

In January 2019 the Supreme Court introduced significant changes to the Consolidated Practice Directions dealing with evidence-in-chief at trial.  Generally, …

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

This seminar will also be streamed as a webinar.  This seminar provides a great opportunity for junior practitioners to receive …

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

This seminar is also available as a webinar. When the journalists rush to you for a comment on your client’s …

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

Do you need strategies to manage highly emotional situations? Would you benefit from developing an awareness of personal triggers?  And …

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eLearning Available Online

This practical session will focus on four areas that are essential for consistently producing the highest quality correspondence: Structure – …

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The size of in-house legal departments across Australia and around the rest of the world continues to grow unabated. But …

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Practitioners, students and researchers rely on online sources for most legal research. It may be a surprise that extensive, reliable …

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Practical drafting and tax issues involved in family and business trusts addressing: best practices in drafting trust deeds and common …

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This eLearning course looks at the cost components, structure, risks and implementation methods of offering fixed price legal services. It …

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This course will discuss not only problems that may arise in Will drafting but also provide tips and provisions that should be …

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Family lawyers are frequently advising on cases involving allegations of family and domestic violence against clients. This seminar examines how …

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This eLearning course looks at process improvement in legal practice management and the approaches, methods and tools to increase productivity …

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This seminar looks at recent and important High Court commercial law cases. It will do so in seven sections. This …

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This seminar looks at what modern dispute finance is and its application to the types of disputes likely to be …

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This session presents a way of approaching underlying causes of professional liability claims and will help inform risk management priorities, …

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

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In 2016 the High Court of Australia, in the decision of Attwells v Jackson Lalic Lawyers Pty Limited [2016] HCA …

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

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

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Appearing in SAT comprises of three elements: – An overview of the operation of the State Administrative Tribunal with reference to …

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The Legal Profession Complaints Committee sees a number of complaints arising from misleading conduct by lawyers towards clients, the court, …

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

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

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

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Digital Marketing is an essential consideration when trying to establish a new business or grow an existing one. From the …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Practice Management

At your desk, Delivered Live Online

Social media is no longer a new frontier in lawyer marketing.  With LinkedIn the online professional network of choice for …

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

Developing your personal brand as a law professional is not about having a ‘rockstar’ brand, splashed everywhere online. Sophisticated and …

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

This half-day professional development programme has been specifically designed to share ideas on ethics, business and team management skills for …

Read More Book Seminar

At your desk, Delivered live online

Adapting and preparing for the AI revolution, it is argued, demands a new look at the foundations of law, on …

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

This is an opportunity to hear from Australia’s key Government regulators and agencies and learn about resources available to assist …

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

Do you need strategies to manage highly emotional situations? Would you benefit from developing an awareness of personal triggers?  And …

Read More Book Seminar
eLearning Available Online

The size of in-house legal departments across Australia and around the rest of the world continues to grow unabated. But …

Read More

This eLearning course looks at process improvement in legal practice management and the approaches, methods and tools to increase productivity …

Read More

This session presents a way of approaching underlying causes of professional liability claims and will help inform risk management priorities, …

Read More

Digital Marketing is an essential consideration when trying to establish a new business or grow an existing one. From the …

Read More

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

Read More Book Seminar

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

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

In this Criminal Law Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in 2019. …

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

This half-day professional development programme has been specifically designed to share ideas on ethics, business and team management skills for …

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

In this Family Law Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in 2019. …

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

In this Succession Law Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in 2019. …

Read More Book Seminar
Supreme Court of Western Australia
David Malcolm Justice Centre, 28 Barrack Street Perth

In an electronic trial the trial bundle is submitted electronically and the items within that electronic trial bundle may be …

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

This seminar is also available as a webinar.  Join the Australian First Parliamentary Counsel Peter Quiggin PSM as he discusses …

Read More Book Seminar Book Webinar
Supreme Court of Western Australia
David Malcolm Justice Centre, 28 Barrack Street PERTH

In January 2019 the Supreme Court introduced significant changes to the Consolidated Practice Directions dealing with evidence-in-chief at trial.  Generally, …

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

This seminar will also be streamed as a webinar.  This seminar provides a great opportunity for junior practitioners to receive …

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

Do you need strategies to manage highly emotional situations? Would you benefit from developing an awareness of personal triggers?  And …

Read More Book Seminar
eLearning Available Online

This practical session will focus on four areas that are essential for consistently producing the highest quality correspondence: Structure – …

Read More

Practitioners, students and researchers rely on online sources for most legal research. It may be a surprise that extensive, reliable …

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More Book Seminar

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

Read More

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

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

Intellectual Property Basics This useful introductory session will focus on trade marks and copyright, including: • the requirements that need …

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

In this Criminal Law Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in 2019. …

Read More Book Seminar
Swan Room, Parmelia Hilton Hotel
14 Mill Street PERTH

Jeffrey Goldberger is returning to Perth to present the next chapter in his series of contract law masterclasses. His masterclass …

Read More Book Seminar
The Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Jeffrey Goldberger, a senior and respected lecturer in Contract Law at Sydney University, is returning to Perth to deliver this …

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

This is an opportunity to hear from Australia’s key Government regulators and agencies and learn about resources available to assist …

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

In this Family Law Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in 2019. …

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

In this Succession Law Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in 2019. …

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

This seminar is also available as a webinar.  The Legal Services Award 2010 applies to most incorporated law firms in …

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

In this Environment and Planning Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in …

Read More Book Seminar
eLearning Available Online

Practical drafting and tax issues involved in family and business trusts addressing: best practices in drafting trust deeds and common …

Read More

This seminar looks at what modern dispute finance is and its application to the types of disputes likely to be …

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

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

This seminar is available in person or via webinar Confidentiality is a cornerstone of the lawyer-client relationship, but it is …

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

This seminar will also be streamed as a webinar. Social media offers significant benefits for lawyers.  However, these benefits present …

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

This half-day professional development programme has been specifically designed to share ideas on ethics, business and team management skills for …

Read More Book Seminar

At your desk, Delivered live online

Adapting and preparing for the AI revolution, it is argued, demands a new look at the foundations of law, on …

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

This seminar will also be streamed as a webinar.  Clients want their lawyers to zealously represent them and usually have …

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

This seminar is also available as a webinar. When the journalists rush to you for a comment on your client’s …

Read More Book Seminar Book Webinar
eLearning Available Online

Family lawyers are frequently advising on cases involving allegations of family and domestic violence against clients. This seminar examines how …

Read More

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

Read More

The Legal Profession Complaints Committee sees a number of complaints arising from misleading conduct by lawyers towards clients, the court, …

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More Book Seminar

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More