Psychologists and the Law in 2024: Structuring Success: Legal and Tax Considerations for Psychologists Establishing Practices

If you are considering setting up your own psychology practice and want to obtain information on the legal framework, structuring options and the essential aspects of Australian federal and state taxes relevant to psychologists running their practices, then spend your lunch learning from expert commercial lawyers. Don't miss this chance to lay the groundwork for a successful and legally sound psychology practice.

Thursday, 2 May 2024
Description

Attend and earn 1.5 CPD hours
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

1.15pm to 2.00pm Navigating the Compliance Landscape: Tax Implications for Professional Practices

 

  • Gain valuable insights into income tax, GST and state tax considerations
  • Examine strategies that will help you navigate the tax obligations and planning opportunities for establishing and running a successful practice

Presented by Jane Harris, Senior Associate, Brown Wright Stein

Q&A Session: Ask the Experts: Your Practice, Your Questions


The session will conclude with an engaging Q&A. Benefit from the expertise of our panel as they provide insightful guidance to queries regarding setting up a professional practice.

Chair:

Ena Shaw, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, Nationally Accredited Mediator, Registered Psychologist

12.30pm to 1.15pm Building the Foundation

 

  • Explore the various business structures available to psychologists when establishing their practices. Gain valuable insights into the pros and cons of being a sole trader, forming a partnership, setting up a trust, or incorporating a company
  • Obtain insights into other areas of law that should be considered at the start-up phase, such as privacy laws and protecting your intellectual property

Presented by Gena Kawaguchi, Partner, Brown Wright Stein

Presenters


Gena Kawaguchi, Partner, Brown Wright Stein
Gena Kawaguchi is an experienced corporate and commercial Partner at Brown Wright Stein Lawyers. Gena assists clients ranging from individuals and SMEs to some of Australia’s largest retailers and publicly listed companies. She works across a wide range of practice areas including Mergers and Acquisitions, Shareholders, Unitholders, Partnership and Joint Venture Agreements, General contract review and drafting, including terms of trade, Competition & Consumer Law, Business Restructuring, Privacy and Finance and Securities. Gena also has experience in property, estate planning, insolvency and general asset protection.


Ena Shaw, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, Nationally Accredited Mediator, Registered Psychologist
Ena has a strong passion for mediation since starting in the mediation field over 30 years ago, having worked as a clinical practitioner, academic, researcher and trainer in a wide range of fields of mediation. Because of this, Ena has always worked towards increasing the general awareness of and respect for the profession. In the last three years, as Vice-President of VADR, Ena has had the opportunity to work with and support mediators in all areas of mediation, to understand their concerns and promote mediation to the wider community. Ena was the Chair of the 4th National Mediation Conference in Melbourne, 1998, and Chair of the Board for the 12th National Mediation Conference, Melbourne 2014. In addition, as the Family Dispute Resolution Training Manager at Relationships Australia Victoria, she conducted an extensive range of programs in the mediation field, developing one of the first training programs in Victoria, also assisting Relationships Australia to become a Registered Training Organisation, thus developing the training Programme for the Vocational Diploma of Dispute Resolution. In her private practice, I have extensive experience in the settlement of disputes involving interpersonal relationships such as family law, elder mediation, parent-adolescent, workplace, neighbourhood and gender-based harassment disputes and have conducted extensive training programs for federal, state and local government in all these areas.


Jane Harris, Senior Associate, Brown Wright Stein
Jane Harris CTA is a Senior Associate at Brown Wright Stein Lawyers with over 15 years of experience assisting high net wealth and SME clients with taxation matters. With a background in accounting and business services, Jane provides tax and commercial advice to accountants, small to medium enterprises and private clients. Jane is an admitted Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and holds Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts, Juris Doctor and Master of Laws degrees from the University of Sydney.




This seminar is part of a series

Psychologists and the Law in 2024

Designed specifically with psychologists in mind, this lunchtime webinar series will help you steer a safe course through the legal issues that can affect the success of your practice. Receive a step-by-step guide to setting up your practice, obtain a comprehensive guide to recent changes to employment law that affect you, learn from our experts about client complaints and professional regulation, learn about safety at work, rights and obligations, and hear about changes to the laws around family violence, apprehended violence and the new rules relating to coercive control that impact on your professional practice.

Description

Attend the full series and earn 7.5 CPD hours
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.

 

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Psychologists and the Law in 2024: Structuring Success: Legal and Tax Considerations for Psychologists Establishing Practices

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Thursday, 02 May 2024
12.30pm to 2.00pm Australia/Sydney
CPD Points 1.5
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$230.00
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