Essentials of Advocacy and Negotiation 2019

Friday, 21 June 2019, 9.00am – 6.30pm Specifically designed for anyone seeking a refresher or for practitioners new to advocacy, this course provides essential information to advance legal knowledge and improve advocacy and negotiation. Hear from distinguished members of the legal profession on case presentation and theory, opening and closing statements, examination and cross examination […]

Western Australia Police Force – Body worn camera program

This seminar will also be live streamed as a webinar. This seminar will provide information surrounding the roll out of devices, the capabilities and the anticipated opportunities that this foundational project will offer. The use of Body Worn Cameras (BWC) by law enforcement personnel is becoming increasingly prevalent. At present, all State and Territory authorities […]

eLearning: Drafting guidelines for effective communication

This practical session will focus on four areas that are essential for consistently producing the highest quality correspondence: Structure – good structure adds clarity to your communications Plain English – general principles and the provision of legal specific resources Proofreading/editing – a focus on the use of amendment marks to save time when editing Templates […]

eLearning: Online Legal Research Skills Including Accessing Free Resources

Practitioners, students and researchers rely on online sources for most legal research. It may be a surprise that extensive, reliable case law and legislation databases are easily accessible by everyone free of charge. Review how legal researchers can maximise their results, identify the most useful “tools” available, learn how to keep up to date, and […]

Ethics on Friday: The Ethics of Acting Against a Former Client

This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. The importance of conflict of interest as an ethical issue in the course of legal practice is widely known.  Lawyers have a duty of care to look after their clients’ interests, but it is not always simple or straightforward.  This seminar will discuss how conflicts […]

Chronic Embitterment and the Litigation Process WEBINAR

Is the stress of the compensation process contributing to a rise in secondary psychological claims and do workers lodge more work-related stress claims due to perceived injustices?  How do we define and manage stress disorders that don’t fit any psychiatric diagnoses?  This presentation explores, from both a legal and a practical perspective, the effects of […]

Litigation Workshop: what to do when things go wrong

In litigation, things don’t always go to plan with last minute changes or the unexpected occurring.  Join us for a workshop designed to provide practical advice on what to do when: the day before a contested hearing you learn that your opponent has briefed a barrister that acted for your client 6 months ago on […]

How to Brief Counsel

This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. Briefing barristers is an important skill that is not often taught but simply picked up along the way. Hear from Geoff Hancy about how to get things right from the barrister’s perspective. What helps them, how to save time, what they need, what they don’t […]

The Art of Negotiation

Negotiation is a valuable skill for all lawyers in any area of practice.  Whether you have considerable experience in negotiation, or are a new practitioner, learning how to maximise a negotiation opportunity is always valuable. This practical seminar provides key insights and essential advice on negotiation that can be implemented in your day-to-day legal practice. […]

Costs – Unravelling the Mystery

This seminar is fully booked, to book on the webinar please use the link above. A Hands-on Masterclass of the Law of Costs and Billing Effective costs and billing practice is a fundamental component in legal practice and an essential skill for all lawyers. The Law Society’s Costs Committee presents this seminar with experienced costs […]