Matter Management Guidelines – Screening & Engaging

The second seminar in the Law Mutual (WA) series concerning the Practice and Matter Management Guidelines will focus on the first two phases of Matter Management – screening and engaging clients. The Guidelines were developed in 2017 and set out the requirements for management of practices and matters with an emphasis on mitigating professional liability […]

Risk Management for Family Lawyers

Before you book, do you have CPD Freedom? Get even more value from your CPD – click here to find out more Recent profiling of Law Mutual (WA) claims has shown there has been a gradual increase in claims in the area of family law. This seminar provides an overview of the most common family […]

(FULLY BOOKED) Matter Management Guidelines – Screening & Engaging

The second seminar in the Law Mutual (WA) series concerning the Practice and Matter Management Guidelines will focus on the first two phases of Matter Management – screening and engaging clients. The Guidelines were developed in 2017 and set out the requirements for management of practices and matters with an emphasis on mitigating professional liability […]

Screening new clients for Conflicts

Conflicts can arise throughout the solicitor-client engagement and in a variety of ways, such as if you use a former client’s confidential information, act for more than one client whose interests differ or prefer your interests over those of the client. However, while constant vigilance is required, the point at which new instructions are first […]

FULLY BOOKED – Introduction to Practice Management and Matter Management Guidelines

Law Mutual (WA) has developed guidelines setting out the requirements for management of practices and matters with an emphasis on mitigating professional liability risks. Whether you are a sole practice or large law firm, this seminar focuses on the general characteristics and requirements for organising the practice, conducting critical activities and managing individual matters to […]

Supervision & Delegation

Recent claims experience indicates that a significant cause of errors and omissions in delivery of legal services is inadequate supervision of junior practitioners. Delegation is essential in many firms to ensure the distribution of work amongst staff, to match complexity of the task with the skill of the lawyer and to lower the costs of […]

CPD Day for Rural, Regional and Remote Legal Practitioners

The Law Society of Western Australia recognises that country lawyers face a number of challenges unique to working away from an urban environment.  The isolating impact of distance can make it more difficult for country lawyers to get together in any one region as a profession, to share collegiality and support, and to learn from […]

Introduction to Practice and Matter Management Guidelines

Law Mutual (WA) has developed guidelines setting out the requirements for management of practices and matters with an emphasis on mitigating professional liability risks. Whether you are a sole practice or large law firm, this seminar focuses on the general characteristics and requirements for organising the practice, conducting critical activities and managing individual matters to […]