Access to Justice in a COVID-19 World

Thursday 25th February, 2021 6:00 pm – Thursday 25th February, 2021 7:30 pm
The University Club of Western Australia
1 Hackett Dr Crawley

The Western Australian (WA) legal profession has come together to support the Women’s Legal Service WA, which has seen an increase in demand for services due to COVID-19. The Women’s Legal Service WA is a not-for-profit community legal centre that provides legal services to women across WA.

The University of Western Australia, in partnership with the Law Society and supported by the WA legal profession, is hosting this special lecture, for one CPD point in category 3 – Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

The Honourable Robert French AC, Chief Judge Julie Wager from the District Court and Dr Jacoba Brasch QC, the President of the Law Council of Australia, will speak on “Access to Justice in a COVID-19 world” and discuss how COVID-19 has changed the legal profession.


Welcome and introductions by Professor Natalie Skead, Dean and Head of the UWA Law School.

Presentations from:

  • Dr Gillian Booth-Yudelman from the Women’s Legal Service
  • The Honourable Robert French AC
  • Chief Judge Julie Wager from the District Court of Western Australia
  • Dr Jacoba Brasch QC, President of the Law Council of Australia

Thank you and close by Jocelyne Boujos, President of the Law Society of Western Australia.

Event registration is a donation of $50 for legal practitioners who want to receive a CPD point or $10 for Law students and other members of the legal profession.

*Please note that the University of Western Australia (UWA Law School) is the QA Provider for this CPD Seminar. Any queries regarding your registration or CPD points should be directed to UWA.

All money raised will be donated to The Women’s Legal Service WA


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