Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

At Coulson Legal we are actively involved in education and Continuing Professional Development.  Coulson Legal regularly gives lectures and seminars to the legal profession, and lectures to law students. 

Listed on this page are details of major past and future seminars.  These are in addition to Coulson Legal’s in-house seminar series in 2011 and numerous in-house seminars for law practices from time to time.  

Please contact us to enquire about our fixed fee in-house seminars, aimed to assist your law practice in adopting processes to ensure compliance with Part 10 of the Legal Profession Act 2008 (WA).

 

 

 

Presenter
Maria-Luisa Coulson

  1. Law Society of Western Australia, Seminar re. the New Legal Profession Act 2008, 12 August 2009
  2. Australian Lawyers’ Alliance, WA State Conference, “Disclosure Obligations under the Legal Profession Act 2008”, 21 August 2009
  3. CPDS (Continuing Professional Development Seminars), “Demystifying Legal Costs”, 28 July 2011
  4. Law Society of Western Australia, Personal Injury Law Update, “ Legal Costs – the Essentials” (with the cooperation of Deputy Registrar Hewitt, District Court of Western Australia), 8 October 2013
  5. Legalwise Seminars, Family Law Conference, “Legal Costs Essentials for Family Lawyers” (with the cooperation of Registrar C Boyle, Supreme Court of Western Australia), 27 March 2014
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  6. Legalwise Seminars, Legal Costs Conference, “Costs – The Essentials”, 27 August 2014
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  7. Australian Lawyers’ Alliance, WA State Conference, “Legal Costs – Disclosure, Agreements and Assessment”, 22 August 2014, UWA
  8. Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia (Inc) (“FLPA”), Twilight Seminar Series,  “Costs Essentials for Family Lawyers”, 12 August 2014, Perth Concert Hall (available to FLPA members only)
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  9. Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, “Improving Costs Recovery in Litigation”, 4 March 2015
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  10. Legalwise Seminars, Legal Skills and Ethics Costs Conference, “Improving Costs Recovery in Litigation”, 30 March 2015
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  11. Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, “Current Issues in Costs for Commercial Litigators”, 23 September 2015  
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  12. Legalwise Seminars, CPD Mandatories made easy for Family Lawyers, “Costs in the Family Court of Western Australia”, 17 March 2016
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  13. Legalwise Seminars, CPD Mandatories made easy: Costs and Billing, “Improving Costs Recovery in Litigation”, 31 March 2016
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  14. Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia (Inc) (“FLPA”), Twilight Seminar Series, “Costs in the Family Court of Western Australia”, 5 July 2016 (available to FLPA members only)
  15. Legalwise Seminars, “Family Law: Money, Money, Money”, 16 November 2016
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  16. Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, “Focus on Costs”, 22 November 2016
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  17. Murdoch University, Law School, “Special Costs Applications, LLB210 The Law of Costs”, 30 November 2016
  18. Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, “Costs Disclosure and Solicitor and Client Costs”, 15 March 2017
  19. Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, “Beware of the Ides of March - the dark arts of costs”, 15 March 2018

 


 

Publications
Maria-Luisa Coulson

  1. “Indemnity Costs – Still on the Rise”, the Law Society of Western Australia’s Journal, Brief, 2003
  2. “Costs Agreements and Disclosure”, Australian Lawyers’ Alliance Journal, Precedent, 2014
  3. "The Evolution of the Law of Costs”, Australian Lawyers’ Alliance Journal, Precedent, 2016