Legal Practice Management Victoria

Legal Practice Management Victoria

ABOUT

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.

 

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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.

Career options

The course gave me so many lightbulb moments and armed me with practical tools that I was able to immediately implement within my business. Now I have a clear and detailed business plan that is the blueprint for my firm and I am in control. I highly recommend the course to all lawyers in leadership roles, whether you have been a leading lawyer for years or are just beginning the leadership phase of your career.

Emily Spall

Director, EJS Law

TOPICS

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

 

FORMAT

Online pre-readings

You will have access to your online materials and compulsory exercises from the Orientation Date.

 

Activities

There are two main activities as indicated in the table below. 


Activity Name and Format


Format

Workshop and Online Component


Attendance and satisfactory participation

 

 Business Plan

Online submission of template following workshop

 

COURSE Dates

June

Online access                  Monday 27 May 2019

Workshop dates              13 – 15 June 2019

 

August

Online access                  Monday 29 July 2019

Workshop dates              15 – 17 August 2019

 

October

Online access                   Monday 23 September 2019

Workshop dates              10 – 12 October 2019

 

November

Online access                   Monday 28 October 2019

Workshop dates              14 – 16 November 2019

 

PRESENTERS

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

Stephen Bubb

Risk Manager, Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee (LPLC)

David Bushby

Managing Director, InCounsel

Donna Cooper

Consultant, Ethics 4 Lawyers

Michael Dolan

Director, Ethics 4 Lawyers

Ben Lethborg

Partner/Executive Director, Pitcher Partners

Sarah Rey

Managing Partner, Justitia

Steve Robertson

Consultant

Read more about the presenters

PRICE

Full price: $2000

Alumni/Member price: $1800

For those employed in the community legal sector, a discount of $300 is available. Please email us at lpmcvic@collaw.edu.au to advise if this applies to you.

 

CONTACT US

If you would like to discuss the Program or have any questions, please contact our Melbourne office:

P: 03 8689 8600 

E: lpmcvic@collaw.edu.au