Legal Practice Management - Community Legal Sector

Course ID PN171001_CLC1

  • Blended
  • 18
  • Advanced

This course is a sector-specific version of the Practice Management Course, designed for those who are or wish to act in the role of supervising legal practitioner of a community legal service.

As well as entitling solicitors who complete the course to have Condition 3 removed from their practising certificate, the course provides CPD units including professional skills, practice management and ethics.

Additionally, many solicitors in private, in-house and community sectors choose to do the course for career and personal development reasons, as it is recognised as a useful short management fundamentals program.

Workshop Details: 18-20 October 2017, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Please read below for course requirements. 


Full Price $1,600.00

Alumni/Member Price $1,440.00


Start date:

18 October 2017

End date:

20 October 2017


9:00am - 5:00pm


The College of Law
Level 16, St James Centre
111 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000

About This Course


Topics include:

  • strategic and business planning 
  • management systems and technology   
  • work and people management   
  • effective partnership relations   
  • marketing and business development   
  • financial management and profitability   
  • ethics and professional responsibility   
  • trust money – responsibility, pitfalls and problems  
  • Lawcover and risk management   
  • financing your practice – taxation strategies
  • stress management

All three components must be undertaken for satisfactory completion. Certificate of completion available approximately 4 weeks after workshop.


Activity Name


Pre workshop online interactive activities

Preliminary participation

Online multiple choice type self test quizzes plus trust accounting software activity


Attendance and participation


3 day workshop

Attendance and satisfactory participation 

100% assessment

Online post workshop assessment

Short answer questions - 50% pass mark


Designed for

This course complies with the mandatory areas of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills and Professional Skills.