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) Panel: Ethical and practical issues that arise in dealing with self-represented litigants

FLPA (WA) Panel: Ethical and practical issues that arise in dealing with self-represented litigants

  • 6 Mar 2018

Giving the perspective of a former Judicial Officer, Laura De Maio, former Registrar at the Family Court of Western Australia. Giving the perspective of an...

image,WEBINAR ACCESS: FLPA (WA) Panel: Ethical and practical issues that arise in dealing with self-represented litigants

WEBINAR ACCESS: FLPA (WA) Panel: Ethical and practical issues that arise in dealing with self-represented litigants

  • 6 Mar 2018

Giving the perspective of a former Judicial Officer, Laura De Maio, former Registrar at the Family Court of Western Australia. Giving the perspective of an...

image,FLPA(WA) CPD: Seminar for Young Lawyers: Briefing Counsel

FLPA(WA) CPD: Seminar for Young Lawyers: Briefing Counsel

  • 27 Mar 2018

image,WEBINAR ACCESS: FLPA(WA) CPD: Seminar for Young Lawyers: Briefing Counsel

WEBINAR ACCESS: FLPA(WA) CPD: Seminar for Young Lawyers: Briefing Counsel

  • 27 Mar 2018

image,FLPA(WA) 2018 Awards Dinner

FLPA(WA) 2018 Awards Dinner

  • 27 Jul 2018

Save the date. Full details will be released closer to the date of the event

image,FLPA(WA) 2018 Conference

FLPA(WA) 2018 Conference

  • 11 Aug 2018

The best full day specialist family law event in Perth in 2018