About the event

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

With the scenic university campus as the backdrop, the Law Society is excited to announce the 2019 CPD Summer Getaway. Presenting a diverse range of learning approaches that will deliver relevant content for everyone.

This afternoon event is designed for busy lawyers to hear expert insights into current developments relevant to daily legal practice.

Presenting plenary sessions and a choice of concurrent learning options, this event provides a great mix of different learning environments thus maximising the total experience.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from our exceptional line-up of local and interstate speakers, and develop essential skills across the compulsory CPD fields of Ethics, Practice Management, Substantive Law and Professional Skills, all in one afternoon.

The event kicks off with dynamic interstate speaker Ben Richards presenting on effective delegation and feedback practices.  Change into a different mode where you choose your own substantive law session that is of most interest to you, with four concurrent topics on offer.

Close the afternoon in the presence of the Hon Chief Justice Peter Quinlan discussing the important topic of ethics.


11.30am    Registration and Lunch
12.00pm   Emotionally Intelligent delegation and feedback – a lawyer’s guide – Ben Richards, Aticus (1 point – Professional Skills, 1 point Practice Management)

2.00pm     Concurrent Sessions ( 2 points Substantive Law)
Concurrent A: Blended families -Chair: Master Craig Sanderson, Supreme Court of Western Australia; The Hon Peter Dowding SC, Barrister; Sally Bruce, Special Counsel, Jackson McDonald; Aimee Riley, Senior Manager, Law, Ernst & Young
Concurrent B: Stress Claims – Martin Dobson, Partner, Moray & Agnew; Dr Gemma Edwards-Smith, Consultant Psychiatrist, Western Psychiatry
Concurrent C: Future Policing – Chair: Jonathan Davies, Barrister, Albert Wolff Chambers, Dr Simon O’Rourke, Senior Fellow Harvard Kennedy School
Concurrent D: The Strata Titles Amendment Act 2018: Dispute resolution, seller disclosure and termination of schemes – Chair: His Honour Judge David Parry, District Court of Western Australia; Sean Macfarlane, Senior Lawyer, Strata Titles Act Reform, Landgate

4.00pm  Afternoon Tea
4.30pm  Ethics – Chair: Greg McIntyre SC, President, Law Society of Western Australia, The Hon Peter Quinlan, Chief Justice of Western Australia (1 point Ethics and Professional Responsibility) 

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Date & Time:

Fri, 22 February 2019 11.30am - 5.30pm

CPD Points:

1 Points Professional Management

1 Points Professional Responsibility

2 Points Skills

1 Points Ethics







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