Defending Driving Offences

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$149.00

CPD Points 1.5

Competency
  • C4: Substantive Law (1.5)

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Defending Driving Offences

The Law Society of Western Australia is the professional association for Western Australian barristers and solicitors

 

Course Summary

This seminar provides an in-depth consideration of the laws and consequences surrounding driving offences. It will cover the various laws regulating driving offences including; hooning, reckless driving and dangerous driving as well as focus specifically on the most serious driving offences; those causing injury or death.

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With driving offences getting more and more complex, developing an expertise in acting for clients charged with driving offences should not be an afterthought in your practice. Not only are they some of the most frequent offences you will encounter, but driving offences also have some of the most serious consequences.

This seminar provides an in-depth consideration of the laws and consequences surrounding driving offences. It will cover the various laws regulating driving offences including; hooning, reckless driving and dangerous driving as well as focus specifically on the most serious driving offences; those causing injury or death.

Hear advice from the experts about how to advise your clients about what can be achieved to minimise the potential for complaints and develop expertise specific to defending a client charged with driving offences. Ensure your knowledge of legislation and key case law is up to date and learn how to avoid the common mistakes lawyers make when acting for a client charged with driving offences.

Understand how the charges will impact on your client’s life beyond the direct penalty to enable them to properly consider whether to defend a matter, and allow you to present an effective plea.

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