WA Division Conference & Dinner

The half-day conference is designed for senior practitioners to stay up to date with developments, as well as sharing industry best practice, followed by networking opportunities at the Dinner with pre-drinks and a three course meal.

Conference sessions

The SME mixed bag: what you need to know about family law, deceased estates, Partnership Act...
The panel will tell you the essentials of what you need to know about the difficult areas of family law, deceased estates and partnerships, with particular focus on appointments in the SME space.

Moderated by Michelle Shackles, BRI Ferrier, our panel will consist of:

  • Daniel Woodhouse, FTI Consulting;
  • Eibhlin McCloskey, Tottle Partners;
  • Hector West, Hall & Wilcox; and
  • Ron Gamble, BRI Ferrier

Under the spotlight: examining the public examination
Join a panel of experts to discuss their experiences of utilising the public examination process to hone in on the affairs of a failed company in order to expose and clarify matters that may assist in the winding up of a company.

Moderated by Nirupa Manoharan, Mills Oakley, our panel will consist of:

  • David Bryant, McGrathNicol;
  • Lisa Brentnall, Litigation Lending;
  • Patricia Cahill, Francis Burt Chambers; and
  • Stephen Humphreys, FEG

Agriculture - An industry in transition
The Australian agricultural industry continues to be of significant importance to the Australian economy but faces its own set of unique operating and financial issues. Join our panel of experts, including Will Colwell, who recently appeared at the Senate Rural Lending Inquiry, for a discussion on the current state/future direction of the agricultural industry and the unique issues facing operators, financiers and stakeholders.

Moderated by Lauren McCann, KPMG, our panel will consist of:

  • Brent Searle, BJW Agribusiness;
  • Crawford Taylor, Rabobank;
  • Kellie Link, Norton Rose Fulbright; and
  • Will Colwell, KPMG

Event details

Date:       Thursday,12 March 2020
Venue:    Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Room 4, Level 2, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000
Timings: Registration from 1:30 pm
                 Conference from 2:00-5:30 pm
                 Pre-dinner drinks from 5:30 pm
                 Dinner (three course sit down meal) and after dinner speaker from 6:45 pm

Networking dinner:
Book an individual ticket or a table of 10 and invite clients at the popular networking dinner.

Rates to attend

 All prices include GST        Member          Non-member 
 Conference          $232          $381
 Dinner ticket $258
 Dinner Guest Ticket $258
 Table of 10  $2,369

Up to 3 CPE hours (Category - Substantive Law)


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WA Conference & Dinner 2020

12/03/2020 1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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