Family Law Masterclass

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In this Family Law Masterclass, leading experts in the legal profession will look at some key topics arising in 2020. …


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Building your Business Case for Flexible Work (Webinar Only)

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Join Lucy Dickens and Jo Alilovic from The Juggle for a practical webinar designed to: guide you to make an …


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Drafting Wills Masterclass

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This seminar is also available as a webinar  The importance of drafting a will to accurately reflect the wishes of your …


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Can the Law Help People With Body Image Issues?: Body Image Law

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This seminar is also available as a webinar  A significant number of Australians suffer from eating disorders and poor body image. …


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Future Proofing your People and the Firm

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Implicit amongst the ‘more-for-less’ client landscape is the ability for law firms to adapt and develop new ways of working. …


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Compensation and the NDIS

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This seminar is also available as a webinar  This seminar is a must for lawyers representing clients who are NDIS participants …


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CPD 123 4U – Your Culture

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One session that provides 3 points across 3 core competencies developed just 4U. Topics covered include: Getting the right people …


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CPD 123 4U – Your Core Skills

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One session that provides 3 points across 3 core competencies developed just 4U. Topics covered include: Managing your time for …


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CPD 123 4U – Your Clients

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Get your points across the first three competencies in one session.  This event is tailored for lawyers and the issues …


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Contentious Business Determinations – 2020 Review: What’s in the mix?

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This seminar is also available as a webinar The 2020 review of contentious business determinations is underway. In this interactive discussion group …


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YLC Mixed Beach Volleyball Competition

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Does your team have what it takes to dig and spike their way to the top? Then don’t miss the …


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Ethics on Friday: Getting it Right (Webinar Only)

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The question of ethics and ‘what should I do?’ is front of mind for all lawyers.  Values and principles serve …


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Ethics on Friday: Cybersecurity – how to make your practice safer

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This seminar is also available as a webinar  A fascinating look at the serious consequences of poor cybersecurity management and its …


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Ethics on Friday: Ethics and Social Media (Webinar Only)

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In today’s legal world, social media has its place. Whilst some firms and practitioners choose to avoid this communication channel …


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Save the Date – Society Sundowner

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Save the date for our next Society Sundowner at RSM in Perth on Thursday, 27 February 2020. What better way …


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District Court 50th Anniversary Black Tie Gala Dinner

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Hosted by the District Court of Western Australia and the Law Society of Western Australia. An elegant black tie evening …


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Self-talk – Managing your inner voice – Webinar

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Join us at a repeat of our most popular and interactive webinar from March earlier this year – Self-talk – …


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Society Sundowner

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Bookings are now closed for this event Join us at the next Society Sundowner at tapas bar The Spaniard for …


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Building a Prosperous Firm

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This seminar is also available as a webinar.  In a challenging legal environment it is imperative that firms look beyond …


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Cyber Risk – Still Risky Business – Webinar

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It’s easy to get fatigued or overwhelmed by all of the information out about cyber breaches. But there are some …


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Appearing in SAT: Civil & Commercial Jurisdictions

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This seminar is available in person or via webinar Join us to hear from the newly appointed President of the …


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End of Year Celebration

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Bookings are now closed for this event. Register now to celebrate with us in December as we toast to another …


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Networking Event for In-house & Government Lawyers

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The In-house/Government Lawyers Committee, a Standing Committee of the Law Society of Western Australia, provides a forum for the exchange …


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Careers Uncut

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Bookings are now closed for this event Having difficulty deciding where your interests fit within the legal profession? Join us …


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Environment, Town Planning and Local Government Masterclass

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


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Family Law Masterclass

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


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Succession Law Masterclass

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This seminar is now fully booked. To place your name on the wait-list please email cpd@lawsocietywa.asn.au  In this Succession Law …


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Sharing Knowledge: The Small Business Roadshow by ASIC

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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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Legislative Drafting – what are the recent developments at Commonwealth and State levels?

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


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The Legal Services Award – key changes & consequences of a contravention

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


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IP, Data and Technology Masterclass

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


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YLC Mixed Netball Competition 2019

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Sold Out! Bookings for this event are now closed It’s time to round up your A-Team! The Law Society’s Young …


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Contract Law for Young Lawyers

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


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Criminal Law Masterclass

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


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The Future of Law Reform: The Shortlist Seminar and Webinar

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5.00pm – 6.00pm Seminar 6.00pm – 6.30pm Refreshments and Networking Registration for this event is now closed  Would you like …


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eTrials – an introduction

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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 New Practice Direction on Witness Outlines: a Brave New World or Back to the Future?

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


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Law Access Information Evening for Young Lawyers – How to Get Involved in Pro-Bono Work

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Bookings are now closed for this event Are you a young lawyer wanting to give back to your community but …


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The Many Hats of In-House Counsel and Government Lawyers

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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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The Duty of a Lawyer’s Confidentiality

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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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Ethics on Friday: Pointing the Finger

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This seminar is available in person or via webinar When considering making an allegation of wrongdoing by another practitioner to …


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A View From the Bench

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


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Ethics on Friday: Journalists and Legal Ethics

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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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How to Leverage LinkedIn to Grow Your Personal Brand & Business- Webinar

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


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Legal and Ethical Aspects of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics – Webinar

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


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Ethics on Friday: You Are Not Your Client’s Mouthpiece

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


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Ethics on Friday: Social Media – Ethical Issues and Pitfalls for Lawyers

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


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Expanding Your Range of Influence

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


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Unravelling The ‘New’ Duties Act – Part 2

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Both sessions will also be streamed as webinars. Comprehensive amendments to the Duties Act came into operation in June 2019. …


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Contract Law Masterclass – Advanced

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


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Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Forum

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Bookings are now closed for this event Want to deconstruct inefficiencies? Perhaps maximise your billable hours? Explore how other industries …


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Leading in Law

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Leading Towards a Culture of Excellence Great culture promotes and grows high performing businesses. Leading a great culture fosters and …


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Golden Gavel 2019

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Bookings are now closed for this event. Please please call the membership team on (08) 9324 8692 Courageous young lawyers, …


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Essentials of Advocacy and Negotiation 2019

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Friday, 21 June 2019, 9.00am – 6.30pm Specifically designed for anyone seeking a refresher or for practitioners new to advocacy, …


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Intellectual Property 101 – What You Need to Know About Protecting Your Intellectual Property

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To register, please email advocacy@lawsocietywa.asn.au. As part of Law Week, the Law Society’s Intellectual Property and Technology Committee is hosting …


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YLC Inter-Profession Networking Event

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Bookings are now closed for this event Join the Law Society’s Young Lawyers Committee and other young professionals from Young …


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Western Australia Police Force – Body worn camera program

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This seminar will also be live streamed as a webinar. This seminar will provide information surrounding the roll out of …


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Special Law Week Screening: ‘Connection to Country’, Presented by the Young Lawyers Committee

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Registration for this event is now closed As part of Law Week, the Law Society’s Young Lawyers Committee is celebrating …


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eLearning: Drafting guidelines for effective communication

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


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eLearning: Creating the Optimal General Counsel / Outside Counsel Relationship

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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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eLearning: Online Legal Research Skills Including Accessing Free Resources

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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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eLearning: Family and Business Trusts

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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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eLearning: Implementing Fixed Price Legal Services

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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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eLearning: Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Will Drafting

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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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eLearning: Ethical Issues in representing alleged perpetrators of family and domestic violence

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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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eLearning: Process Mapping and Improving Legal Practice Management

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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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Law Week Awards Night 2019

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Bookings for this event are now closed As Law Week comes to a close, join the legal profession for an …


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Law Week Breakfast 2019

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Bookings are now closed for this event Law Week Breakfast with Keynote Address on Law, Lawyers and Human Rights presented by Emeritus …


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Matter Management Guidelines – Screening & Engaging

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


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The Limitation Act – a practical approach

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. With the introduction of the most recent Limitation Act in …


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Free Pilates Classes for Members

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Stretch | Strengthen | Relax | Enjoy | Focus Click on the dates below to register: Thursday, 28 March 2019 …


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Property Law Update

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. There are many new developments happening in property law at …


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Quality Practice Standard Accreditation Workshop Two

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Completed the QPS Accreditation Workshop 1? This elective workshop is for legal practices on the pathway towards QPS accreditation. It …


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Quality Practice Standard Accreditation Workshop One

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


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

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. The importance of conflict of interest as an ethical issue …


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Using Technology to Get More Done

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This seminar is available is available for in person or webinar attendance. Join us for a practical discussion on software …


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Key Developments in Class Actions

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This seminar is available is available for in person or webinar attendance. The number of class actions brought around the …


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eLearning: Recent and important High Court Commercial Law Cases

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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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eLearning: Third Party Dispute Finance in the Resources Sector

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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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Surviving Long Hours and High Expectations

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. The modern practice of law is focused on profitability and …


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Modern Slavery: what it means for your clients

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. The Modern Slavery Acts passed by the Commonwealth and NSW …


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Self-talk – managing your inner voice WEBINAR

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It’s no secret that law is a demanding occupation and  many lawyers can be prone to self-criticism and worry.  In …


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Chronic Embitterment and the Litigation Process WEBINAR

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Is the stress of the compensation process contributing to a rise in secondary psychological claims and do workers lodge more …


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Independent Medical Opinions in Personal Injury Claims

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. Independent medical examinations (IME) are an important foundation for lawyers and …


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The Intersection of Family Law and Migration Law

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What happens where one partner is in Australia on a spousal visa and the relationship breaks down? What about visas …


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Litigation Workshop: what to do when things go wrong

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In litigation, things don’t always go to plan with last minute changes or the unexpected occurring.  Join us for a …


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Freedom of Information and its Applicability to Litigators

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. “Freedom of Information” is a term we often hear about …


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Interim and Final Orders for Spousal Maintenance

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. This seminar is designed for solicitors wishing to gain a …


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The Public Health System and Treatment Liability Claims – practical Issues for lawyers on both sides

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. The governance of public hospitals raises a unique set of …


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The Construction Contracts Act for Beginners

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Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances this seminar/webinar has been cancelled. The updated Construction Contracts Act 2004 provides contractors with a quick …


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Cybersecurity – How to Make Your Practice Safer

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance.  A light-hearted look at the serious consequences of poor cybersecurity …


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Dealing with the Legal Practice Board

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. Whether it is applying for the renewal of your practising …


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How to Brief Counsel

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. Briefing barristers is an important skill that is not often …


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Employment Law Update

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This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance. The Employee Relations Committee invites practitioners to attend its first …


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The Art of Negotiation

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Negotiation is a valuable skill for all lawyers in any area of practice.  Whether you have considerable experience in negotiation, …


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Costs – Unravelling the Mystery

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This seminar is fully booked, to book on the webinar please use the link above. A Hands-on Masterclass of the …


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Code Black – Dealing with Difficult People (5.30pm-6.30pm)

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Please note this seminar is excluded from the CPD Freedom offering. For CPD Freedom members, to attend at $0 please register for the …


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Code Black – Dealing with Difficult People (4.00pm – 5.00pm)

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This seminar is designed for anyone who has dealings with difficult people, whether internal or external, where there is potential …


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CPD Summer Getaway – Essential Topics for the Busy Lawyer

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Registrations for this event have now closed. If you have any queries please contact the CPD Team on 9324 8640. …


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CPD Summer Getaway – Design Thinking: Designing a Flexible Workplace

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Registrations for this event have now closed. If you have any queries please contact the CPD Team on 9324 8640. …


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