About the event

This seminar is available as a Webinar Only

Research shows that the lawyers are more at risk of mental health issues than the general population. There is increasing attention toward this topic and support for those affected. This session is designed to consider the issue through the perspective of the rules and regulations that govern lawyers’ ethical and professional conduct issues.

Topics include:

• Overview of mental health issues, incidence in the profession and resources available
• Review of general professional and ethical obligations
• Dealing with the regulators re admission and application for and renewal of Practice
• Employment issues: obligations during recruitment and employment including
discrimination and privacy considerations
• Mental Health First Aid
• Risk Management, Unprofessional Conduct and Professional Misconduct issues
• Impediments to disclosure and dealing with

Author Profiles

Cathryn Urquhart

Professional Skills Trainer

Author Profiles

Cathryn Urquhart

Cathryn Urquhart studied Law at the University of Western Australia and was admitted in WA in 1988. She has had a diverse career working for national law firms mainly in Insurance and Construction litigation, as well as time spent as a Claims Solicitor at Law Mutual, the professional indemnity insurance section of the Law Society of WA. She has lectured and tutored at universities in WA. Currently, Cathryn is the Facilitator of the Legal Practice Management Course at the College of Law in WA. She also has her own business and works for a range of law firms and other businesses as a Professional Skills Trainer and Coach.

Course Details

Date & Time:
Monday, 30  March 2020 1:00pm – 2:00pm



At your desk, delivered live online



CPD Points:

1.0 Point Competency 3: Ethics and Professional Responsibility



Member: $125

Non – Member: $200

Young Lawyer CPD*: $90

CPD Freedom: $0

*Law Society Members less than 5 years practicing and/or under 35 years of age


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Date & Time:

Mon, 30 March 2020 1.00pm - 2.00pm


At your desk, Delivered live online wa

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CPD Points:

none Points Professional Management

none Points Professional Responsibility

Points Skills

none Points Ethics







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