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The UWA Law School’s seminar and conference program aims to offer events to attract a broad range of participants and for lawyers, events are offered across all four competency areas to assist certified legal practitioners to meet their required CPD points in order to renew their Practising Certificate.

The Law School also offers independent Legal CPD seminars in conjunction with peak bodies including our joint series with the Law Society of Western Australia – the Academic and the Practitioner.

2017 Short Courses

Visit our short course program for intensive study over 3 to 6 days. Executive Education short courses

2016 Seminars and Conferences

Social Licence - negotiating with Aboriginal CommunitiesAustralian aboriginal dot painting

October 25

Join our expert panel as they discuss the need for a social licence to operate within Aboriginal communities - and how to make this a reality in day to day transaction work.

Date: Wednesday, 26 October, 5:00pm-6:30pm
Event Type:
Seminar
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Carter v Boehm 250th Anniversary Conference The Gate of Fort Marlborough

October 1 and 2

This year is the 250th anniversary of Lord Mansfield's seminal judgment on 'utmost good faith' in Carter v Boehm, delivered in London at Easter time in 1766.
(Image left by Ridho Nur Imansyah from BSD City, Indonesia)

Date: Saturday and Sunday, 1 and 2 October 16
Event Type:
Conference
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Conducting legal work in regional and remote Australia Australian outback red road

September 15

Join Kylie Kerin for a practical discussion of who to connect with and how to prepare for and deliver regional and remote legal services in Western Australia

Date: 15 Sept 2016, 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Event Type: Seminar
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Human Rights Law and Extractives Operationsmeeting at the UN

September 27

This seminar explains human rights law applicable to mining and petroleum operations. The predominant focus is on the international and regional structures, but these will also be placed within the Western Australian context.

Date: SEMINAR CANCELLED
Event Type:
Seminar
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Human Fracking and Human Rights Conflicts - the UK experienceshale gas fracking

June 22

This talk will consider the rich, complex, and rapidly developing case law on fracking.

Date:
Wednesday, 22 June 16
Event Type:
Free Public Talk
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2016 Voiceless Animal Law Lecture Series2016 Voiceless Animal Law Series

May 13

Animals have traditionally been overlooked in politics, resulting in laws that fail to protect them from exploitation, abuse and neglect. The Voiceless Animal Law Lecture Series held during May looked at the rapidly growing global movement to represent animals in politics, and use political processes to achieve positive change for animals.

Date:
Friday, 13 May 16
Event Type:
Lecture Series
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Law Summer School 2016pixel image of earth

February 26

Law Summer School brings together an impressive collection of local, national and international legal thinkers and experts to strengthen our understanding of the nexus between technology and the law, where we are now and what the future holds for the practise of law.

Date:
26 February 16
Event Type:
Conference
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Intellectual Property Academic/Information EnvironmentalismPicture of the globe, puzzle design

February 2-5

A wide range of intellectual property law issues and the Information Environmentalism Conference will bring together people from all walks of life with an interest in protecting and developing the information environment and the information commons.

Date:
February 2-5 2016
Event Type:
Conference
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2015 Seminars and Conferences

UNCITRAL Asia and Pacific DayUWA Aerial view

December 10

Seven reputable universities across the Asia Pacific region participated in an International Trade Law symposium covering recent developments in commercial law reform and arbitration and electronic transactions.

Date: December 10 2015, 11:00am-12:30pm and 3:00pm-5:30pm
Event Type:
Free Public Lecture and Seminar
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Federal Tax Litigation: Current DevelopmentsAustralian Tax Reports small image

December 3
At the pointy end of tax disputes, both taxpayers and the ATO will often invoke the jurisdiction of the Courts. The seminar considered the many aspects of tax disputes and courts including tax appeals against adverse tax objection decisions and tax debt disputes.


Date:
December 3 2015, 8.30am-2.45pm
Event Type:
Seminar
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Water Resources LawDept of Water irrigation system

April 8
The Western Australian Minister for Water announced on 13 March 2015 that the State Government is proceeding to draft a Water Resources Management Bill along the lines of the 2013 position paper: 'Securing Western Australia's Water Future'.


Date:
April 8, 2015
Event Type:
Conference
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Regulation of Shale Gas OperationsShale Gas rig

March 11
This seminar explored the regulation of shale gas operations, taking an international perspective on the licencing terms for shale gas and coal bed methane, the environmental issues and the commercial (joint operating agreement) and policy settings.


Date:
March 11, 5.15pm-6.30pm
Event Type:
Seminar
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