About the event

This seminar is also being delivered via webinar.

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Join us for an update on significant court decisions for commercial litigators in the last 12 months.

During the seminar the following will be covered:

  1. Significant Western Australian court decisions for commercial litigation in the last 12 months.
  2. Seminal decisions in other jurisdictions which are important in Western Australia.
  3. Interrogatories – a return to times past?  Or an important ‘new’ tool?

Level: General


From Monday 31 January 2022, all visitors to our offices who do not have a medical exemption must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Speaker Profile

Pat Saraceni

Director, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Clifford Chance

Author Profiles

Pat Saraceni

Pat is a Director of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice of Clifford Chance in Perth. She has over 30 years experience in complex commercial litigation, arbitration and mediations, with a particular focus in the oil and gas and maritime sectors. Pat frequently appears as counsel in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and in the Federal Court of Australia. Pat has a Doctorate of Juridical Science (SJD) in shipping law and a Master of Laws from the University of Western Australia. She is a board member of the College of Law Western Australia Chapter and is the Vice President of the Maritime Law Association of Australia & New Zealand (MLAANZ). She is also an active member of a number of Law Society Committees.

Elise Bant

Professor of Private Law and Commercial Regulation at The University of Western Australia

Author Profiles

Elise Bant

Elise Bant is Professor of Private Law and Commercial Regulation at The University of Western Australia, a Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. Her main areas of teaching and research interests lie in the fields of unjust enrichment and restitution law, contract, commercial and consumer law, civil remedies, property, equity and trusts. She is a general editor of the Journal of Equity.

Nathan Landis

Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers

Author Profiles

Nathan Landis

Nathan Landis is a barrister at the Western Australian Bar specialising in commercial litigation and arbitration, with a focus on Project Disputes.

Course Details

Date & Time:
Tuesday, 22 March 2022
12:30pm – 2:00pm

Venue 1:

The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace


Venue 2:

At your desk

Delivered live online


CPD Points:

1.5 Points Competency 4: Substantive Law



CPD Freedom: $0

Member: $180

Non-Member: $265


To ensure you receive your CPD Points for this event, please provide us with your Legal Practice Board Practitioner ID
For queries, contact CPD Services on (08) 9324 8640 or email cpd@lawsocietywa.asn.au

Date & Time:

Tue, 22 March 2022 12.30pm - 2.00pm


Level 5/160 St Georges Terrace Perth wa

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CPD Points:

none Points Professional Management

none Points Professional Responsibility

Points Skills

none Points Ethics







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