Legal Practice Management Victoria
The Victorian Legal Practice Management Course combines:
- Completion of relevant reading and activities online
- A three day workshop at The College of Law in Melbourne CBD
During the course you will develop a practical business plan crafted to your prospective business needs (under our guidance and support).
This course is assessed as compliant with the Victorian Legal Services Board + Commissioner Practice Management Course Guidelines for Victoria dated October 2017 and clause 5.3 of the Grant of a Principal Practising Certificate Policy.
WHY CHOOSE THE COLLEGE?
The College of Law has been at the forefront of practical legal education since 1974. More than 60,000 of our graduates work across all facets of the industry – and we’re one of the most trusted names in legal training in Australia and New Zealand.
The College’s Legal Practice Management Course builds on over 16 years’ experience of running the equivalent program in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia, in helping thousands of lawyers achieve their career goals of becoming a principal or establishing their own practice as a sole practitioner.
It also draws on our insights into legal practice gained from our proven and innovative learning programs that are based on sound educational principles.
The course provided me with a relevant and timely update on key areas that were critical to my day-to-day role.
The course is divided into eight topics that are facilitated by leaders in their fields:
- Business Development and Marketing
- Ethics and Professional Standards
- Financial Management
- Leadership and Management
- Business Strategy and Succession Planning
- Risk Management
- Practice Management Systems and Technology
- Trust Accounting
You will have access to your online materials and compulsory exercises from the Orientation Date.
There are three areas of assessment as indicated in the table below.
Attendance and participation
Workshop and Online Component
Open book - multiple choice and short answers. Sample questions and answers will be available. Duration - 1 hour 15 minutes
Online submission - templates will be made available
Orientation Monday 16 July 2018
Course start Monday 23 July 2018
Workshop dates Thursday 9 – Saturday 11 August 2018
Orientation Monday 22 October 2018
Course start Monday 29 October 2018
Workshop dates Thursday 15 – Saturday 17 November 2018
Your presenters are all experienced Victorian-based professionals with a wealth of expertise in their fields and a deep understanding of the profession's needs.
Course facilitator: Leonie Green
Director & Founder, Corvus Group Australia
Risk Manager, Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee (LPLC)
Managing Director, Lexoo Austalia
Consultant, Ethics 4 Lawyers
Director, Ethics 4 Lawyers
Partner/Executive Director, Pitcher Partners
Managing Partner, Justitia
Chief Operating Officer, Gordon Legal
Full price: $2000
Alumni/Member price: $1800
For those working in the community legal sector, a discount of $300 is available. Please email our administrator Heidi Kostava at email@example.com to apply for your discount.
Executive Director of the College of Law Victoria
If you would like to discuss the Program or have any questions, please contact Madeleine Dupuche, Executive Director of the College of Law Victoria:
P: 03 8689 8600