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Law Society congratulates new Accredited Family Law Specialists

28 January 2016

The Law Society congratulates Denby Kerr of DCH Legal, Jane Johnson of Kim Wilson & Co and Julia Mansfield of …

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Warning on international scams targeting Law Practices

21 January 2016

Please be aware of international scams  targeting local legal practitioners. In the most recent instance a local firm has been …

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Law Society welcomes appointment of new Magistrate

14 January 2016

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Mr Evan Shackleton on his appointment as a magistrate of the Magistrates Court …

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Law Society welcomes appointments of new Magistrates

9 December 2015

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates barristers and solicitors Brian Mahon and Mark Millington, who have been appointed as …

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The Law Society congratulates the 2015 Senior Counsel appointees

2 December 2015

The Law Society congratulates Mr Paul Yovich and Mr John Blackburn on taking silk. Read the Supreme Court’s media release …

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UN to review Australia’s treatment of Indigenous Australians and asylum seekers

9 November 2015

On Tuesday 10 November Australian Time, Australia’s human rights record will be under the microscope in Geneva as part of …

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Law Society concerned by Criminal Code Amendment (Prevention of Lawful Activity) Bill

21 September 2015

The Law Society of Western Australia is concerned by the Criminal Code Amendment (Prevention of Lawful Activity) Bill, which is …

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Latest example of legal aid funding crisis should serve as wake-up call

21 September 2015

A Northern Territory man facing serious assault charges has been denied legal assistance by the local Legal Aid Commission due …

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Law Society concerned by the Criminal Law Amendment (Home Burglary and Other Offences) Bill 2014

16 September 2015

The Law Society of Western Australia is concerned by the passing of the Criminal Law Amendment (Home Burglary and Other …

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Legal profession welcomes Ms Brigitte Markovic as new Federal Court judge

11 August 2015

On behalf of the Australian legal profession, the Law Council of Australia applauds the appointment of Ms Brigitte Markovic as …

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