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 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

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

A claim against a legal practitioner by a person or entity with some connection with the person or entity that …

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

ADR is no longer just “vanilla” facilitative mediation. ADR is a suite of sophisticated techniques to be deployed to maximise …

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Conflicts can arise throughout the solicitor-client engagement and in a variety of ways, such as if you use a former …

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Crown Towers
Great Eastern Hwy PERTH

Hosted by the Law Society of Western Australia and the Western Australian Bar Association Celebrate | Connect | Contribute Saturday, …

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The second seminar in the Law Mutual (WA) series concerning the Practice and Matter Management Guidelines will focus on the …

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Law Society of Western Australia
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 …

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Childrens Court of Western Australia
160 Pier Street PERTH

This course provides invaluable experience in appearing before the court for junior practitioners, individuals new to litigation and anyone seeking …

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Recent claims experience indicates that a significant cause of errors and omissions in delivery of legal services is inadequate supervision …

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

Disclosure is one of the most important issues in litigation and it is the approach of both the instructing solicitor …

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Conflicts can arise throughout the solicitor-client engagement and in a variety of ways, such as if you use a former …

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Essential for practitioners who have been admitted for less than 12 months, are new to private practice after a period …

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

Family lawyers are frequently advising on cases which involve allegations of family and domestic violence against clients. How can we …

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The second seminar in the Law Mutual (WA) series concerning the Practice and Matter Management Guidelines will focus on the …

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Law Society of Western Australia
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 …

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

A claim against a legal practitioner by a person or entity with some connection with the person or entity that …

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Recent claims experience indicates that a significant cause of errors and omissions in delivery of legal services is inadequate supervision …

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

Recent profiling of Law Mutual (WA) claims has shown that there has been a gradual increase in claims in the …

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

Welcome to the world of persuasive influence. A large part of your leadership skill and expertise comes down to your …

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Conflicts can arise throughout the solicitor-client engagement and in a variety of ways, such as if you use a former …

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

The second seminar in the Law Mutual (WA) series concerning the Practice and Matter Management Guidelines will focus on the …

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

Conflicts can arise throughout the solicitor-client engagement and in a variety of ways, such as if you use a former …

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

A claim against a legal practitioner by a person or entity with some connection with the person or entity that …

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Recent claims experience indicates that a significant cause of errors and omissions in delivery of legal services is inadequate supervision …

Read More
Law Society of Western Australia
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 …

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Law Society of Western Australia
160 St Georges Terrace Perth

The second seminar in the Law Mutual (WA) series concerning the Practice and Matter Management Guidelines will focus on the …

Read More
eLearning Available Online

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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Law Council of Australia

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

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Adam Levine

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

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Victoria Butler

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

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Craig Slater

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

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The Hon Justice James Edelman

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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Dr Peter MacMillian

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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The Hon Chief Justice Wayne Martin AC

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 …

Read More Book online
John Vaughan SC

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 …

Read More Book online
Jason Raftos

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

Read More Book online
Craig Slater

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

Read More Book online
Susan Fielding

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

ADR is no longer just “vanilla” facilitative mediation. ADR is a suite of sophisticated techniques to be deployed to maximise …

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

Recent profiling of Law Mutual (WA) claims has shown that there has been a gradual increase in claims in the …

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

Welcome to the world of persuasive influence. A large part of your leadership skill and expertise comes down to your …

Read More
eLearning Available Online

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

Read More Book online
Law Council of Australia

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
Jason Raftos

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
Childrens Court of Western Australia
160 Pier Street PERTH

This course provides invaluable experience in appearing before the court for junior practitioners, individuals new to litigation and anyone seeking …

Read More Book online
eLearning Available Online

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

Read More Book online
Law Council of Australia

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

Read More Book online
Dr Peter MacMillian

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

ADR is no longer just “vanilla” facilitative mediation. ADR is a suite of sophisticated techniques to be deployed to maximise …

Read More Book online
eLearning Available Online

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

Read More Book online
Adam Levine

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

Read More Book online
The Hon Justice James Edelman

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
John Vaughan SC

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

Read More Book online
Jason Raftos

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

Read More Book online
Susan Fielding

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
Childrens Court of Western Australia
160 Pier Street PERTH

This course provides invaluable experience in appearing before the court for junior practitioners, individuals new to litigation and anyone seeking …

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

Family lawyers are frequently advising on cases which involve allegations of family and domestic violence against clients. How can we …

Read More Book online
eLearning Available Online

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

Read More Book online

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
Law Council of Australia

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

Read More Book online
Victoria Butler

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

Read More Book online
Craig Slater

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
The Hon Chief Justice Wayne Martin AC

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
Craig Slater

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

Read More Book online
Susan Fielding

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
Pan Pacific Perth
207 Adelaide Terrace Perth

Courageous young lawyers, a battle of wit and the chance to represent WA in the National Golden Gavel. Don’t miss …

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Crown Towers
Great Eastern Hwy PERTH

Hosted by the Law Society of Western Australia and the Western Australian Bar Association Celebrate | Connect | Contribute Saturday, …

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