1.5 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $200.00 excl. GST

Description

Insights for new lawyers.

Stepping into a law firm environment for the first time, you are likely to be taken by surprise. A law degree and professionals only take you so far and there seems to be a long way to go. Coping with busy bosses, demanding clients and systems like time recording is daunting.

This practical webinar is for new lawyers with up to 12 months experience in their new role. It will give you a better understanding of how law firms of any size work, the likely expectations of you, and help you start to acquire the necessary skills for becoming a competent and productive member of your firm.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Describe the business model of your firm.
Understand the core skills you need to acquire as a new lawyer.
Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of:

  •  Effective communication
  •  Self management
  •  Risk management

Understand the importance of:

  •  Systems
  •  Being a team player

Understand the importance of:

  •  Conflicts of interest
  •  Undertakings

Understand the rudiments of trust account management.

DATE OF ORIGINAL BROADCAST

23 March 2017

 

SUITED TO

Lawyers with up to 12 months experience in a law firm.

PRESENTER

John Mackintosh, Consultant, John Mackintosh Consultant Ltd