New ICL training

New ICL training

The Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia has announced that the next independent children’s lawyers’ training will be in Perth 5-6 September 2008 and that there is a strict limit on the number of delegates and registration closes 22 August 2008.

The program is aimed at practitioners who wish to become an Independent Children’s Lawyer or recently appointed ICLs. It has been designed in conjunction with the Family Court of Australia, the Federal Magistrates Court, the Family Court of Western Australia, the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and National Legal Aid.

The brochure is available on the Family Law Section website.

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