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Feb 10

Trust Accounting - CPD Seminars

The Legal Practice Board is pleased to offer the following Seminars:
Trust Accounting 2020: Key Concepts and Focus Areas followed by: Uniform Law Update
More details and online registration are available on our events page.

Feb 05

Election of Members

Pursuant to section 536 of the Legal Profession Act 2008, notice is hereby given that the annual election of six members to the Legal Practice Board (Board) will be held on Tuesday, 7 April 2020.

Nov 21

Use of the title Senior Legal Counsel

It was recently brought to the attention of the Legal Practice Board (Board) that a number of practitioners are using the title ‘Senior Legal Counsel’ in Western Australia.

As described by the Australian Bar Association, Senior Counsel are barristers of “seniority and eminence”, and “the designation of Senior Counsel provides a public identification of barristers whose standing and achievements justify an expectation, on the part of those who may need their services as well as on the part of the judiciary and the public, that they can provide outstanding services as advocates and advisors, to the good of the administration of justice”.
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Aug 05

Law Library - Surplus Texts

Surplus texts available at the Law Library

The Law Library at the David Malcolm Justice Centre is making available a selection of surplus texts for offer to the Legal Profession on a first-come-first-served basis. 
The texts are the remnants of the Practitioners Branch Library that was decommissioned in 2012. more...

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