Brief is the Law Society’s flagship bi-monthly journal and has been a valuable source of up-to-date information since 1974. With six issues published annually in digital format Brief is the ideal way for members to keep on top of important developments on state, national and international legal affairs.

Journal articles are written by prominent figures from within and external to the legal profession. Articles focus on legislative changes, law reform, latest decisions and extends beyond substantive law content to provide interesting insights on health and wellbeing, technology, global changes, special features on lawyers, upcoming social events and CPD seminars.

The Brief Editorial Committee invites article submissions from members and non-members for consideration. For example, case notes, legal articles or items of interest to the profession are all welcome submissions.

Practitioners in Western Australia can earn up to five CPD points per CPD year by writing a legal article and having it published in Brief. The amount of CPD points practitioners can earn as a Brief author can be found in the Legal Practice Board CPD & Uniform Law guidelines and the Legal Profession Uniform Legal Practice (Solicitors) Rules 2015. For further information on what constitutes a valid CPD-approved legal article, contact the Legal Practice Board on (08) 6211 3600.

To submit material for Brief, please send it via email.

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