Costs: The Essentials

Tuesday 5th March, 2019 3:00 pm – Tuesday 5th March, 2019 5:00 pm
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace PERTH

This seminar is available for in person or webinar attendance.

A practical seminar covering all of the basic essentials young practitioners need to start their careers in the law. The content is aimed at junior practitioners, or practitioners wishing to refresh their knowledge in this interesting and important area of law.

An introduction to solicitor and client costs – Maria-Luisa Coulson, Coulson Legal
Provides an overview of the essential elements governing the solicitor and client relationship including:
• Terminology
• Retainers
• Costs agreements
• Billing
• Dealing with Costs Concerns

An introduction to party and party costs – Amy Pascoe, Coulson Legal
Provides an essential guide to party and party costs including:
• Costs orders
• Scales
• Costs applications
• Taxation of costs

Level: Fundamental

  • 2 points Competency 1 Practice Management



Maria-Luisa Coulson
Managing Director
Coulson Legal

Amy Pascoe
Coulson Legal

Legal Trainee / Support Staff (Member)
Legal Trainee / Support Staff (Non-Member)
CPD Freedom
Member: individuals less than 5 years practising