About the event

A Hands-on Masterclass of the Law of Costs and Billing

Effective costs and billing practice is a fundamental component in legal practice and essential skill for any lawyer. The Law Society’s Costs Committee presents this seminar with experienced costs specialists along with the Legal Profession Complaints Committee focusing on:

• The core areas of the law of costs including retainers, costs agreements, trust accounts, disclosure, billing and taxation/assessment of costs
• Costs agreement clauses that work and don’t work, and things to watch out for
• New, better ways to draw bills
• Billing alternatives including fixed fees and value based billing
• Gaining an understanding of ethical billing – what can and cannot be billed
• What the Legal Profession Complaints Committee is looking out for and analysis of recent disciplinary cases
• Survey of case law

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Level: Intermediate

Date & Time:

Thu, 15 March 2018 9.00am - 1.30pm


Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth wa

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CPD Points:

1 Points Professional Management

1 Points Professional Responsibility

1 Points Skills

1 Points Ethics







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