On Saturday 12 May 2017, members of Murray Chambers participated in the WA Criminal Lawyers Association / Notre Dame University School of Law weekend CLE Seminar. The theme of the seminar was Technology and technicalities; the tools to survive the modern age of crime.
The seminar’s Keynote Speaker was The Hon John Quigley MLA, Attorney General for Western Australia. Mr Quigley addressed the future of law and order in Western Australia.
Linda Black chaired panel sessions on technology and crime and regulatory proceedings.
Chris Shanahan SC and Stuart Shepherd were panel members in the session addressing the use of coercive statutory powers by the Australian Securities Commission and the Corruption and Crime Commission of Western Australia amongst other agencies.
Other topics covered included record keeping in criminal matters, Commonwealth prosecutions, the use of expert evidence and plea bargaining.
The seminar was well attended and the members of Murray Chambers thank the organisers for the invitation to participate and congratulate them on a successful day.