One of the most contentious areas of Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) is the extent to which advice provided by in house lawyers is protected. In this session Paul D Evans, State Solicitor of Western Australia, shares his insight and experiences on this contentious area with a particular focus on in house government lawyers. Paul will offer some key practice guidelines to help invoke and maintain LPP for in house lawyers.
About the presenter
Paul D Evans is the State Solicitor for Western Australia, responsible for the management of the State Solicitor’s Office, the Government of Western Australia's civil and regulatory legal practice. He is a former senior commercial litigation partner in the Perth office of Freehills (now part of Herbert Smith Freehills).
During his time at Freehills he served 3 terms as a member of the Western Australian State board of management and the National board of Freehills, 7 years as head of the Perth litigation group and 3 years as Chairman of the National litigation executive. He has also been a director of listed public companies.
He is a frequent speaker at seminars on contract, corporations and competition law issues.
Arrival and registration time: 5.00pm
Presentation time: 5.15pm - 6.15pm
Food and refreshments served at 6.15pm
Networking follows until 7.00pm
Monday, 21 November 2016
Perth: Level 36 QV1 Building, 250 St Georges Tce,
1.00 point Practical Legal Ethics/Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Registration for this Event is for Members only.