Legal Practice Management - Sole Practitioners
Course ID PN180801_SOL1
Learn about the challenges and pitfalls of running your own practice, with an emphasis on financial management, strategic planning and business development. Hear how experienced practitioners have tackled sole practice.
Discuss the typical problems faced by sole practitioners including cash flow and profitability, trust accounts and Lawcover, common ethical dilemmas, and learn about business and risk management systems to address these issues.
If you want to become a sole principal, the Law Society of NSW requires you to complete a Practice Management Course. The College's Legal Practice Management Course is designed to meet these requirements.
Workshop Details: 6-8 September 2018, 9:00am – 5:00pm
College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.
Please read below for course requirements.
Full Price $1800.00
Alumni/Member Price $1620.00
06 September 2018
08 September 2018
9:00am - 5:00pm
The College of Law
Level 16, St James Centre
111 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000
About This Course
- business planning and development
- work and people management
- financial management and profitability
- financing your practice – taxation strategies
- ethics and professional responsibility
- trust money and trust records
- setting up the trust account
- trust account pitfalls and problems
- Lawcover and risk management
- practice management systems
- managing technology and innovation
- stress management
All three components must be undertaken for satisfactory completion. Certificate of completion available approximately 4 weeks after workshop.
Pre workshop online interactive activities
Online multiple choice type self test quizzes plus trust accounting software activity
Attendance and participation
3 day workshop
Attendance and satisfactory participation
Online post workshop assessment
Short answer questions - 50% pass mark
This course complies with the mandatory areas of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.