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Managing and preventing burnout - pre-recorded webinar

1 CPD Unit Pre-recorded webinar    
professional skills
Online

This pre-recorded webinar explores how legal professionals can manage and prevent burnout in their practice.

Recorded on 19 March 2020
Thea O'Connor, Wellbeing & Productivity Advisor, Speaker & Coach

Premium price: $60

Standard price: $90

Corporate law case update - pre-recorded webinar

1 CPD Unit Pre-recorded webinar    
substantive law
Online

An update on corporate law: Director's and Officer's duties.

Recorded on 18 March 2020
Professor Jason Harris, Professor of Corporate Law, University of Sydney

Premium price: $60

Standard price: $90

Implications of the new signing and witnessing provisions – recorded webinar

1.5 CPD Units  Videocast    
practice management
substantive law
Online

The new Electronic Transactions Amendment (COVID-19 Witnessing of Documents) Regulation 2020 is now in effect and makes key changes to the legal requirements around the signing and witnessing of estate planning documents, in response to physical distancing measures. 

This videocast, led by a panel of estate planning experts, will examine both the theoretical and practical applications of the new legal requirements as they apply during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Recorded on 07 May 2020
Adeline Schiralli, Consulting Principal, KeyPoint Law
Anthea McIntyre, Legal Practitioner Director, McIntyre Legal Pty Ltd 
Darryl Browne, Accredited Specialist - Wills and Estates Law and Principal, Browne Linkenbagh legal services
Lauren Absalom, Associate, Rydge Evans Lawyers
Jen McMillan, Legal Practice Consultant, Lawcover
Natalie Darcy, Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates

Premium price: $85

Standard price: $120

Insolvency law in a COVID-19 world

1 CPD Unit pre-recorded webinar    
substantive law
Online

In this webinar, experienced insolvency expert Ben Sewell will discuss how COVID-19 has affected corporate insolvency law and what legal practitioners can do right now for clients at risk of insolvency.

Recorded on 28 May 2020
Ben Sewell, Principal, Sewell & Kettle

Premium price: $70

Standard price: $100

Developments in aged care and elder law

1 CPD Unit pre-recorded webinar    

substantive law

Online

Join a panel of elder law experts as they discuss some of the recent developments in aged care and elder law, including

  • Impact of COVID-19 and legislative amendments on privacy and records and the COVID-19 App

  • Recent common law cases

  • RV and Ministerial orders, screening and Orders regulating entry into residential aged care facilities (including flu vax)

  • New visitor access code

  • Duty of care and infection control

  • Recent cases from the guardianship tribunal

  • Newmarch House – legal implications for practitioners acting for staff and residents of aged care facilities that have tested positive for COVID-19

Recorded on 18 June 2020

Kim Boettcher, Barrister, Frederick Jordan Chambers

Lucinda Smith, Partner, Thomson Geer Lawyers

Rodney Lewis, Senior Solicitor, Elderlaw legal services

Alison Choy Flannigan, Partner, Hall & Wilcox Smarter Law

Premium price: $70

Standard price: $100

Compliance risks in the times of COVID-19

1 CPD Unit  Pre-recorded webinar    
practice management
Online

 Hear from one of The Law Society's regulatory compliance solicitors on risks in times of Covid-19 including:

  • Workplace risks
  • Principals’ responsibility
Review 4 vulnerable compliance risks objectives in times of Covid-19
  • Communication
  • File Management
  • Providing Undertakings
  • Remote Supervision

Recorded on 23 June 2020
Frances Moffitt, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of New South Wales

Premium price: $70

Standard price: $100

Mandatory Rule 6.1 - The new world of legal practice - pre-recorded webinar

3 CPD Unit Pre-recorded webinar    
EthicsEssential
Practice management and business skills
Professional skills
Online

Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by legal practitioners while earning three CPD units. 

Topics include:

  • Legal ethics in a brave new world

  • Survive and thrive in legal practice: the art of getting paid

  • Remote working and other practice management tips for the new world of legal practice

This program complies with the Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.

Recorded on 21 July 2020

Paul Monaghan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Madeleine Porter, Solicitor, Professional Support Unit, The Law Society of NSW

Glenda Carry, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Premium price: $170

Standard price: $240

Mandatory rule 6.1 – the new world of legal practice

17 September 2020
3 CPD Units Live Webinar 
9:00 AM 12:15 PM



Online

Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by legal practitioners while earning three CPD units. 

This program complies with Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.

Topics include:

  • Legal ethics in a brave new world
  • Five essential skills for remote working
  • Trust accounts overview, irregularities and case law

This seminar is proudly sponsored by:


Paul Monaghan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Glenda Carry, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of New South Wales.

Frances Moffitt, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Premium price: $235

Standard price: $335

The ins and outs of civil penalties - live webinar

18 September 2020
1.5 CPD Units Live Webinar
10:00 AM 11:30 PM
substantive essentials
Online

This online webinar will feature an expert panel who will cover both essential and nuanced aspects of civil penalties. 

Topics covered will include:

  • determining penalties
  • penalty privilege in civil penalty applications
  • personal payment orders
  • liability for third parties, including accountants, advisers, lawyers etc.

The webinar will also include a Q&A component, so attendees will have the opportunity to engage with the panel on relevant questions.

Tim McCauley, Partner, Taylor & Scott Lawyers

Luke Forsyth, Principal, Hall Payne, Lawyers

Danny King, Principal, Danny King Legal

Ian Latham, Barrister, Denman Chambers

Premium price: $100

Standard price: $140

Practice Management Course

21, 22, & 23  September 2020
10 CPD units Online
9:00 AM 5:30 PM
Note: In light of the current COVID-19 crisis, the Law Society of NSW will be delivering this Practice Management Course entirely online. The three day course will include a combination of webinars, pre-recorded content, discussion boards and online activities. Some subjects will include online work that either can or should be completed in advance, which will be made available via the online portal before 14 September. 

Are you looking to start your own legal practice? Maybe you plan on joining an already successful practice as its newest principal? There are a few things you need to know first.

Register for our Practice Management Course and gain the skills you need to succeed as a principal lawyer running a profitable practice. You will be taught how to run an efficient and cost-effective practice by employing business management skills, quality systems, and leadership of your potential employees. Our experienced facilitators will give you the tools you need to provide the highest quality services to clients, to engage your employees and run a successful practice for years to come. 

In NSW, lawyers who want to become the principal of a legal practice must undertake a legal practice management course to have Condition 3 removed from their practising certificate. This course fulfils this requirement.

online
Topics covered include: 
  • finance essentials and taxation strategies
  • pricing your services and billing the client
  • avoiding pitfalls in trust money and trust records
  • leadership and management techniques
  • hiring and training reliable staff
  • managing risk
  • business planning
  • marketing methods to grow your business
  • attracting and retaining clients
  • ethics and responsibility

Online learning portal opens 31 August 2020

Proudly sponsored by



Premium price: $1490

Standard price: $1750

Conveyancing essentials in practice

24 September and 1 October 2020
8 CPD Units Live webinar
09:00 AM 12:30 PM


Online

Join accredited specialist in property law Peter Rosier for this interactive two-part online workshop.  Using case studies, you will work through the practical essentials for running a sale and purchase of different residential property types. The course will cover current practice in this constantly changing area of law.

Topics will include:

  • Drafting and interpreting contracts for sale and purchase of land
  • Effecting exchange
  • Transfers, serving and answering requisitions, and working with mortgagees
  • Preparing for settlement
  • Complications with completion
  • Settlement and post-settlement actions
This course is suitable for solicitors who have recently started or plan to start practising conveyancing.
Peter Rosier, Principal Solicitor, Rosier Partners Lawyers
Accredited specialist in property law

Premium price: $660

Standard price: $945

Practice Management Course

2, 9 & 16 October 2020
10 CPD units Online
9:00 AM 5:30 PM

Note:

In light of the current COVID-19 crisis, the Law Society of NSW will be delivering this Practice Management Course entirely online. The three-day course will include a combination of webinars, pre-recorded content, discussion boards and online activities. Some subjects will include online work that either can or should be completed in advance, which will be made available via the online portal on 25 September.


Are you looking to start your own legal practice? Maybe you plan on joining an already successful practice as its newest principal? There are a few things you need to know first.

Register for our Practice Management Course and gain the skills you need to succeed as a principal lawyer running a profitable practice. You will be taught how to run an efficient and cost-effective practice by employing business management skills, quality systems, and leadership of your potential employees. Our experienced facilitators will give you the tools you need to provide the highest quality services to clients, to engage your employees and run a successful practice for years to come. 

In NSW, lawyers who want to become the principal of a legal practice must undertake a legal practice management course to have Condition 3 removed from their practising certificate. This course fulfils this requirement.
Online
Topics covered include: 
  • finance essentials and taxation strategies
  • pricing your services and billing the client
  • avoiding pitfalls in trust money and trust records
  • leadership and management techniques
  • hiring and training reliable staff
  • managing risk
  • business planning
  • marketing methods to grow your business
  • attracting and retaining clients
  • ethics and responsibility

Online learning portal opens 25 September 2020

Proudly sponsored by



Premium price: $1490

Standard price: $1750

Mandatory rule 6.1- new world of legal practice live webinar

15 October 2020
3 CPD Units Live Webinar 
9:00 AM 12:15 PM
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Online

Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by legal practitioners while earning three CPD units. 

This program complies with Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.


This seminar is proudly sponsored by:


Linden Barnes, Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of New South Wales

Frances Moffitt, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Final speaker to be confirmed

Premium price: $235

Standard price: $335

Practice Management Course

30 October, 6 November & 13 November 2020
10 CPD units Online
9:00 AM 5:30 PM
Note: In light of the current COVID-19 crisis, the Law Society of NSW will be delivering this Practice Management Course entirely online. The three day course will include a combination of webinars, pre-recorded content, discussion boards and online activities. Some subjects will include online work that either can or should be completed in advance, which will be made available via the online portal on 24 October.

Are you looking to start your own legal practice? Maybe you plan on joining an already successful practice as its newest principal? There are a few things you need to know first.

Register for our Practice Management Course and gain the skills you need to succeed as a principal lawyer running a profitable practice. You will be taught how to run an efficient and cost-effective practice by employing business management skills, quality systems, and leadership of your potential employees. Our experienced facilitators will give you the tools you need to provide the highest quality services to clients, to engage your employees and run a successful practice for years to come. 

In NSW, lawyers who want to become the principal of a legal practice must undertake a legal practice management course to have Condition 3 removed from their practising certificate. This course fulfils this requirement.

Online
Topics covered include: 
  • finance essentials and taxation strategies
  • pricing your services and billing the client
  • avoiding pitfalls in trust money and trust records
  • leadership and management techniques
  • hiring and training reliable staff
  • managing risk
  • business planning
  • marketing methods to grow your business
  • attracting and retaining clients
  • ethics and responsibility

Online learning portal opens 24 October 2020

Proudly sponsored by



Premium price: $1490

Standard price: $1750

Mandatory rule 6.1 – the new world of legal practice- live webinar

10 November 2020
3 CPD Units Live Webinar
9:00 AM 12:15 PM


Online

Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by legal practitioners while earning three CPD units. 

This program complies with Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.


Proudly sponsored by


Linden Barnes, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Glenda Carry, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Madeleine Porter, Solicitor, Professional Support Unit, The Law Society of NSW

Premium price: $235

Standard price: $335

Mandatory rule 6.1 - the new world of legal practice - live webinar

3 December 2020
3 CPD Units Live Webinar
9:00 AM 12:15 PM



Online

Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by legal practitioners while earning three CPD units. 

This program complies with Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.

This seminar is proudly sponsored by:


Paul Monaghan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Francis Moffitt, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

John Fleming, Costs Solicitor, The Law Society of New South Wales

Premium price: $235

Standard price: $335