The Law Society is a leading provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to the Western Australian legal profession. Our programme connects you with leaders in the profession, judiciary and academia. As the peak representative body of the legal profession and a not-for-profit organisation, the Law Society’s focus remains to provide an educational experience tailored to the needs of local practitioners. Our seminars, webinars, online learning, workshops and forums are informative and practical, providing you with information that you can use in your day-to-day practice, and networking opportunities.

CPD Seminars


CPD Freedom

CPD Online

The Law Society takes a multi-faceted approach to legal education, offering in person seminars, webinars and our CPD Online platform, through which you can obtain quality CPD seminars, wherever and whenever you like.

For queries, contact CPD Services on (08) 9324 8640 or email:

CPD Rules and Regulations

The Legal Practice Board is the regulator of Continuing Professional Development in Western Australia and your first point of contact for any CPD requirement queries.

The CPD year commences on 1 April and ends on 31 March the following year. In each year a minimum of 10 CPD points must be completed in order for a practitioner to renew their Practising Certificate. Each practitioner must complete 10 points from the following competency areas, with at least 1 point from each competency.

Competency Area 1:   Practice Management and Business Skills
Competency Area 2:   Professional Skills
Competency Area 3:   Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Competency Area 4:   Substantive Law

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With thanks to our CPD partner

legalsuper is an industry super fund with a long and proud history of supporting member associations within Australia’s legal community. They partner with all law societies and institutions Australia wide. The Law Society of Western Australia highly values its ongoing support.

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Telephone Number
Law Society of Western Australia Reception
(08) 9324 8600
Law Mutual
(08) 9481 3111
Continuing Professional Development
(08) 9324 8640
Membership Services
(08) 9324 8692
Professional Standards Scheme
(08) 9324 8653
Old Court House Law Museum
(08) 9324 8688
Francis Burt Law Education Programme
(08) 9324 8686
Media Enquiries
(08) 9324 8650