A View from the Bench

Wednesday 21st November, 2018 5:30 pm – Wednesday 21st November, 2018 7:00 pm
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace PERTH
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This seminar provides a great opportunity for junior practitioners to receive practical advice on appearing before the Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts and the State Administrative Tribunal.  The highly experienced speakers will provide advice on general conduct in the courts; expectations of junior lawyers; insights into conducting pre-trial processes; and necessary documents for submission.  Hear directly from members of the Judiciary as to the main dos and don’ts for court appearances.

There will be facilitated Q&A time at the end of the seminar where attendees will have the chance to draw on the knowledge of the experienced Judicial speakers.

Refreshments provided.

Level: General

  • 1.5 points Competency 2 Professional Skills



His Honour Judge Christopher Kendall - Chair
Federal Circuit Court of Australia

His Honour Chief Judge Kevin Sleight
District Court of Western Australia

The Hon. Acting Justice Larissa Monique Strk
Supreme Court of Western Australia

Magistrate Deen Potter
Magistrates Court of Western Australia

Maurice Spillane
Senior Member
State Administrative Tribunal

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Member: individuals less than 5 years practising