WLWA UNDA Day Conference: Stay Ahead in an Ever-Changing World

CPD One-Day Seminar Series – Staying ahead in an ever-changing world

Women Lawyers of Western Australia Inc. and The University of Notre Dame Australia School of Law, Fremantle. 

Sponsored by The College of Law Western Australia.

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Morning Sessions





Anne Wood

President, WLWA
Partner, Kott Gunning


(Session 1)

Ethics: though ‘the times they are a changing’, does the song remain the same?

Chair: Sarah Russell
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers

The Hon. Justice Katrina Banks-Smith
Supreme Court of Western Australia

Patricia Cahill SC
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers

Kelly Carter
Vice President Legal & Compliance
Gold Fields Australia

1.5 x
Ethics and Professional Responsibility


11.00 am-11.15am

Morning Tea

(Session 2)

Growth and development strategies for women: personal branding, social media and the value of professional mentors.

Chair: Charmaine Tsang
Partner, Lavan

Elspeth Hensler
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers

Karen Brown
National Director, Cannings Purple

Dr Lianne Cretney-Barnes
Managing Director, Board Connexions

1 x Practice Management and 0.5 x Professional Skills



Lunch Break

Afternoon Sessions

(Session 3)

Emerging areas of Law

Elder Law

Cyber Law

Disruptive technologies

Chair: Claire Negus
Chief Commercial Officer, Redimed
General Manager Commercial, Primary Delta

Dr Eileen Webb
Associate Professor, Curtin Law School

Amanda Kailis
Special Counsel, Lavan

Kathleen McNally
Principal Director, McNally & Co Litigation

1.5 x
Substantive Law


Afternoon Tea

(Session 4)

How to cope with the demands of a busy working career

Chair: Genevieve Cleary
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers

Faith Cheok
Principal Legal Officer, Mental Health Law Centre (WA) Inc.

Rubini Ventouras
General Counsel and Company Secretary BC Iron Limited

Linda Richardson
Director, Kim Wilson & Co

1 x Professional Skills and
0.5 Practice Management


Close (Drinks and canapès  to follow)

Summary                        Competency Area 1                   Practice Management                                        1.5

                                         Competency Area 2                   Professional Skills                                                1.5

                                         Competency Area 3                   Ethics and Professional Responsibility            1.5

                                         Competency Area 4                   Substantive Law                                                  1.5

                                                                                                Total for all day attendance                               6


Event date 28 Oct 2017, 9:15 am
Event End Date 28 Oct 2017, 4:30 pm
Location University of Notre Dame Australia

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