Law Week Programme

Law Week Programme

Law Week 2024 Calendar of Events

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Law Society Law Week Book Club Forum – Prima Facie by Suzie Miller

Wednesday, 15 May, 5.45pm – 8.00pm
Herbert Smith Freehills, Level 11, 1 The Esplanade, Perth

We invite you to join us for this special event where we will explore the themes of Suzie Miller’s compelling debut novel, Prima Facie.

This intimate event is free to attend and will include the chance to discuss this important book with our guest panel.

Guest Panel: 

  • Karess Dias – Solicitor, State Solicitor’s Office – Chair
  • The Hon Lindy Jenkins – Chair, Law Reform Commission
  • Dr Jennie Gray – CEO, Women’s Legal Service WA (WLSWA)
  • Philip Hardless – Barrister, Murray Chambers 
  • Amanda Morrison – Lived Experience Advocate 


Available Events: 

Derby Law Week Event 

Wednesday, 15 May, 9.00am – 12.00pm, Anglicare Derby, 90 Loch Street, Derby 6728.

Legal and support services of Derby and Broome will be setting up information stalls in the community of Derby. 

Free event. For enquiries, please contact Stacey: 


The Corruption and Crime Commission: Unmasking the role of lawyers in corruption investigations

Wednesday, 15 May, 10.30am-11.30am, Corruption and Crime Commission, Level 5/45 Francis St, Northbridge, 6003.  Free event. 

The CCC may investigate allegations of corruption (serious misconduct) by public officers using particular powers to obtain information. The Commission may examine a witness and require the production of records. Usually an examination is conducted in private and evidence given remains secret. For Law Week, the Commission will re-create a portion of a mock examination in a fictitious public officer. The Hon John McKechnie AO, KC will preside over the mock examination and explain the various roles lawyers play during the course of an investigation and in the examination room to assist the Commission reach an opinion as to whether serious misconduct has occurred.
What is the role of Counsel assisting the Commission? Can a witness be legally represented?

To register, please visit : CCC: Unmasking the role of lawyers in corruption investigations Tickets, Wed, May 15, 2024 at 10:30 AM | Eventbrite 

Read the Law Week 2024 Wrap Up from the June 2024 Edition of Brief.

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