About the event

This seminar will also be delivered as a webinar.

The concept of doing unpaid legal work to further ‘the public good’ has existed, in one form or another, for as long as the legal profession itself.

Pro bono legal work benefits the community as a whole. It is common in cases raising important questions of public law for the court to have the assistance of counsel and solicitors who are acting pro bono. And it is notable how frequently the work is undertaken by eminent members of the profession. It is also in the interests of the community at large that vulnerable people are afforded equal access to justice regardless of their capacity to pay.

This panel session will discuss the pro bono landscape in Western Australia. You will hear from senior representatives from community legal centres and lawyers in private practice about the best ways to get involved in pro bono legal work.

Author Profiles

Garth Tinsley

Special Counsel, Lavan

Author Profiles

Garth Tinsley

Alana Dowley

CEO, Law Access

Author Profiles

Alana Dowley

Gabriela Christian-Hare

CEO, Australian Pro Bono Lawyers Centre

Author Profiles

Gabriela Christian-Hare

Course Details

Date & Time:
Wednesday, 1 March 2023
3:30pm – 5:00pm

 

Venue 1:
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace
PERTH WA 6000

 

Venue 2:
At Your Desk
Delivered Live Online

 

CPD Points:

1.5 Point Competency 3: Ethics and Professional Responsibility

 

Price:

CPD Freedom: $0

Member: $180

Non-Member: $265

Date & Time:

Wed, 1 March 2023 3.30pm - 5.00pm

Venue:

Level 5/160 St Georges Terrace Perth wa

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CPD Points:

none Points Professional Management

1.5 Points Professional Responsibility

none Points Skills

none Points Ethics

Price:

Member:

$230

Non-Member:

$315

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