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) Seminar: Therapeutic reunification - the ARCS experience

FLPA(WA) Seminar: Therapeutic reunification - the ARCS experience

  • 28 Mar 2017

arcs is an independent, “not for profit” community agency offering professional counselling, support, education and information to anyone living with the...

image,WEBINAR ACCESS FLPA(WA) Seminar: Therapeutic reunification - the ARCS experience

WEBINAR ACCESS FLPA(WA) Seminar: Therapeutic reunification - the ARCS experience

  • 28 Mar 2017

arcs is an independent, “not for profit” community agency offering professional counselling, support, education and information to anyone living with the...

image,The Honourable Diana Bryant AO - REGISTRATION CLOSED

The Honourable Diana Bryant AO - REGISTRATION CLOSED

  • 4 Apr 2017

The Honourable Diana Bryant AO completes her term as Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia in 2017. Her final sittings in Perth as a member of the...

image,FLPA(WA) Seminar: Issues at the intersection of the Immigration & Family Law systems

FLPA(WA) Seminar: Issues at the intersection of the Immigration & Family Law systems

  • 11 Apr 2017

image,WEBINAR ACCESS FLPA(WA) Seminar: Issues at the intersection of the Immigration & Family Law systems

WEBINAR ACCESS FLPA(WA) Seminar: Issues at the intersection of the Immigration & Family Law systems

  • 11 Apr 2017

image,FLPA(WA) Seminar: Dr Robert Simon

FLPA(WA) Seminar: Dr Robert Simon

  • 18 Apr 2017

FLPA in conjunction with Legal Aid WA and WA Family Pathways Network are pleased to offer this workshop opportunity with Dr Robert Simon, international...