Legal Practice Management - Corporate and Government

Course ID PN190902_CGL1

  • Blended
  • 18
  • Advanced

This course encompasses strategic management, and highlights the role and responsibilities of corporate and government lawyers as a function within the organisation. The course will cover aspects of work and systems management, supervision and mentoring, client relationship strategies, financial and business mechanics, and ethical and risk management.

If you want to become a principal of a law practice, the Law Society of NSW requires you to complete a Practice Management Course in order to remove condition 3 from your practising certificate. The College's Legal Practice Management Course is designed to meet these requirements.


Workshop Details: 16-18 October 2019, 9am - 5pm.

All components of the course, as set forth below, must be undertaken for satisfactory completion. Certificates of Completion are issued, and Law Society of NSW is notified of satisfactory completion, approximately 4 weeks after the workshop.

Please read below for course requirements.


College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.


Full Price $1,800.00

Alumni/Member Price $1,620.00


Start date:

16 October 2019

End date:

18 October 2019


9am - 5pm


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

About This Course


Topics include:

  • strategic management – challenges for corporate and government lawyers
  • people management
  • work and systems management
  • developing an ethical business culture
  • financial mechanics – budgets and balance sheets
  • client relationship strategies – delivering value
  • ethics and professional responsibility
  • risk management – the insurer’s perspective
  • risk management – prevention 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, short answer and multiple choice quizzes (self-test)

Attendance and participation


3 day workshop

Attendance and satisfactory participation


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.