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Oct 23

The International Bar Association (IBA) Wellbeing Survey

The International Bar Association (IBA) has embarked on a global project aimed at addressing the mental wellbeing of legal professionals as Covid-19 exacerbates tensions in professional and personal lives.

Mar 18

Use of the term ‘Senior Legal Counsel’

The Legal Practice Board (Board) has recently conducted an enquiry and considered submissions received in relation the use of the term ‘senior legal counsel’ in Western Australia by some practitioners who do not hold the status of Senior Counsel.

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.

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