Driving Excellence
in Family Law

We assist the public to
connect with family lawyers

Find Lawyers,
Law Firms
and Accredited Specialists

Our membership includes solicitors and barristers
who practice in Family Law

Member Services
Law Reform Representation
Extensive CPD and Social Programmes

Representation of members' interests to
bodies who influence legislative changes

What we do

The Family Law Practitioners' Association (FLPA) is a body devoted to serving the needs of those practising in the area of family law. Our membership includes solicitors, barristers, and officers of the Family Court of Western Australia. The majority of our members practise throughout Western Australia.

Member Benefits

A comprehensive
CPD programme

FLPA subsidises a comprehensive CPD programme including day conferences, regular twilight seminars from $44, webinars and accredited specialist workshops.

Regular bulletins and announcements

Members receive regular emailed bulletins with updates on member services, Family Court Practice Directions, and direct communications from the Family Court. FLPA also provides members with a bi-annual journal, Ex Curia, with specific content for WA Family Lawyers.

A not unexciting
social calendar

A fabulous social event calendar, including but not limited to: Christmas parties; Young Lawyers' events; and Biennial Awards Dinners.

Upcoming Events

image,FLPA(WA) training session for support staff: Commonwealth Courts Portal

FLPA(WA) training session for support staff: Commonwealth Courts Portal

  • 4 Feb 2019

FLPA has previously run a session for lawyers. This training session is intended for secretaries and other support staff. Registration for this event...

image,Dinner to mark the retirement of the Chief Judge

Dinner to mark the retirement of the Chief Judge

  • 16 Feb 2019

For each guest please specify: 1) Full name 2) Whether they are a FLPA member or an accompanying guest 3) The organisation they belong to (or if an...

image,Dinner to mark the retirement of the Chief Judge - table of 10 with discount

Dinner to mark the retirement of the Chief Judge - table of 10 with discount

  • 16 Feb 2019

When you reach the "You are registering the following people for this Event" question, please select only 1 member - who will then be the main contact...

image,FLPA(WA) Seminar: Ethics

FLPA(WA) Seminar: Ethics

  • 12 Mar 2019

This will be an interactive event. Please bring your phone, tablet or other device with internet connection. Webinar access will not be available for this...

image,FLPA(WA) 2019 Advocacy Course

FLPA(WA) 2019 Advocacy Course

  • 15 Mar 2019

Presented by FLPA(WA) in partnership with the Australian Advocacy Institute The workshop involves instruction, performance and review of the skills,...

image,FLPA(WA) 2019 Conference: Opening Night Party

FLPA(WA) 2019 Conference: Opening Night Party

  • 20 Sep 2019

Details to be released shortly