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Law Mutual (WA)

The Law Society of Western Australia, through Law Mutual (WA), arranges Professional Indemnity Insurance on behalf of WA legal practices and practitioners.

Francis Burt Law Education Programme

The Francis Burt Law Education Programme seeks to advance the community’s understanding of the law and our court system.

Law Access

Law Access coordinates the giving of pro bono legal assistance by the Western Australian legal profession. The service helps individuals in genuine need of legal assistance.

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2020 Law Society President Elected

Thursday, 17 October 2019 Nicholas van Hattem has been declared elected as the Law Society of Western Australia’s President for 2020. Mr van Hattem is the Law Society’s current Senior Vice President. Mr van Hattem said, “I am honoured to be the President of the Law Society for 2020. It has been a privilege to […]

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Law Council of Australia

Law Council of Australia: Gains being made though gender gap in barrister briefings remains, report finds

11 October 2019 Female barristers are starting to receive more briefs and are more often recommended for work by their colleagues in new or current matters, according to new Law Council of Australia data. But the Law Council’s Equitable Briefing Policy Annual Report 2017-18 shows female barristers still lag behind male colleagues when it comes to the […]

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