Professional Development Programs

Professional Development Programs

Enhance your career

This financial year we are offering a range of programs designed to help you upskill and add value to your practice. Programs are presented by experienced practitioners and are tailored for your level of experience.

 

Professional Development Programs

Bonus Offer

Purchase 5+ CPD units and receive a 20% discount on your order.

Simply purchase 5+ CPD units in one transaction before 5pm (AEST) Thursday, 22 February 2018. Discount will be applied at checkout.

Terms and conditions here.

 

New lawyer program

The College of Law is offering new lawyers (less than five years in practice) the opportunity to upskill and add value to their practice by attending selected Professional Development programs at a discounted rate.

New lawyers are eligible to receive a 50% discount off the registration price of selected programs that are included in our New Lawyer Program. These programs have been specifically chosen as relevant for new lawyers looking to gain a strong foundation in their chosen area of practice.

To find out more about this discount and the eligible programs, please see our terms and conditions here

To redeem this offer, use the code NEWLAWYER when checking out online. Terms and conditions apply. Have questions? Email Client Services or you can call on 02 9965 7111.

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Face-to-face programs

Attend face-to-face for networking and personalised feedback opportunities. Programs include: Essential guide workshops; Skills workshops; Emerging issues programs; Advanced conferences; and Mandatory CPD.

Face-to-face

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Virtual skills workshops

Experienced practitioners engaged as workshop leaders will guide you through content and activities on our online learning platform. Your workshop leader will provide individualised feedback on your work. Virtual delivery allows you to complete the workshop without having to leave the office.

Virtual skills workshops

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Live webinars

Live web-based video conference that allows individuals to view the presentation. Webinars are also interactive and allow the audience to type in questions for the speaker to answer.

Live webinar

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On-demand CPD

Complete the programs online anytime, from anywhere. All you need is a device and internet access.

On-demand CPD

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In-house training

All in-house training workshops are delivered for your firm by experienced practitioners engaged as workshop leaders. Attendees receive personalised feedback and courses are customised to meet the needs of your firm.

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Mediator training

With more and more disputes being resolved before trial, mediation and dispute resolution training is a great skill for practitioners to have. The College offers Nationally Accredited Mediator Training Programs along with National Mediation Assessment.

Mediator training

Specialist Legal Conference

The Specialist Legal Conference is the perfect opportunity for experienced practitioners to hear from experts in various areas of specialisation, in a relaxed environment. Sessions will address the changes and updates in the law, cutting edge topics, where the experts see the future of the profession and how practitioners can adjust their practices to stay ahead of the competition and continue to stand out as professionals.


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Judges' Series

The Judges’ Series provides legal practitioners with unique and valuable insights from current Supreme Court of NSW and Federal Court of Australia Judges.

The 2018 Judges’ Series consists of five sessions held over five evenings, with each evening addressing a key topic of interest to legal practitioners of all levels of experience.

 

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Practice areas

The College of Law offers professional development programs across the following areas of specialisation:

Business Law
Employment Law
Family Law
Litigation and Personal Injury
Mandatory
Mediation
Property Law
Wills, Estates & Trusts

Comprehensive seminar materials with an excellent presenter made this an extremely valuable CPD seminar – highly recommended for practitioners at many levels of experience.

Past attendee

Continuing Professional Development

How to choose a professional development opportunity

Identify

Identify any knowledge or skills gaps relevant to your current role or the role you aspire to. 

Investigate

Investigate the options to address those gaps. Is it a short program? Is it a certificate? Or is it a degree program?

Consider

Consider how you want to learn – face-to-face, online or via webinars?

Ask

Ask colleagues and friends what programs, courses and other strategies have been most useful to them.

 

Find your program

Really enjoyed the range of topics today. All the presenters were well-researched and provided really beneficial information. Loved the informal style which encouraged open discussion.

Past attendee

Continuing Professional Development