Ethics on Friday: ethical dilemmas for Family Lawyers

Friday 16th February, 2018 1:00 pm – Friday 16th February, 2018 2:00 pm
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Understanding ethical obligations and recognising ethical dilemmas will be the subject of a paper presented by Paula Wilkinson and Adam Somerville-Browne.

Ethical standards of conduct represent an important professional obligation which we each have as lawyers.  The session will focus upon the duties owed by family lawyers to the Court and the relevant Professional Conduct Rules.  It will address some ethical dilemmas, in fact scenarios, making reference to case law along the way.  The session is interactive, so bring your phones!

This seminar is approved for 1 Family Law Specialist Accreditation point.

A light lunch will be provided.

Level: General



  • 1 points Competency 3 Ethics and Professional Responsibility



Elizabeth Needham (Chair)
Francis Burt Chambers

Paula Wilkinson
Kim Wilson & Co

Adam Somerville-Brown
Senior Associate
Kim Wilson & Co

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