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Latest News

  • Western Australia to Adopt Legal Profession Uniform Law

    The Law Society of Western Australia has welcomed the announcement by the Attorney General, the Hon John Quigley MLA, that Western Australia will join the Legal Profession Uniform Law Scheme, providing another step towards a national legal market.

    14/03/19

  • Customary Law

    In a recent article in The West Australian, Josie Farrer MLA addressed the issue of customary law. The Law Society of Western Australia supports the position of the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia, which in its report of September 2006, recommended recognition of customary laws and practises which are consistent with international human rights standards.

    11/02/19

  • Brief - March 2019

    In this edition: • The Hon Stephen Thackray on the Rule of Law and the Independence of the Judiciary • WA to Join Legal Profession Uniform Law - an update from the Solicitor General on the next steps • Important issues for practitioners arising from the 2018 Review of the Contentious Business Determinations • Vale the Hon Geoffrey Miller QC • Farewell to the Hon Justice Michael Barker - President Greg McIntyre SC's remarks from the ceremony • Our latest Trials and Tribulations interview is with barrister and softball star Verity Long-Droppert

    01/02/19