Legal Practice Management - Western Australia

Course ID PW190601_LPM1

  • Blended
  • 21
  • Intermediate

The Legal Practice Management Course is accredited by the Legal Practice Board Western Australia for the purposes of obtaining a Principal Practising Certificate.

This comprehensive course covers all the Practice Management Course requirements for a Principal Practising Certificate in Western Australia. By satisfactorily completing the course, you will be issued with a PMC Statement for Western Australia.

The College of Law has offered the equivalent course in NSW for over 16 years and more recently in Queensland. This course draws on that experience and understanding of current legal practice whether as a sole practitioner or in any size of practice.

The College’s focus on practical law is reflected in the course structure, materials and presentation. Please view the course details below.

Workshop Details:

Orientation - Monday, 10 June 2019
Start Date - Monday, 17 June 2019
Workshop Dates - Thursday 4 - Saturday 6 July 2019
End Date - Friday, 26 July 2019


Full Price $2,200.00

Alumni/Member Price $1,980.00


Start date:

17 June 2019

End date:

26 July 2019


Ground Floor, Durack Centre
263 Adelaide Terrace
Perth WA 6000

About This Course


10 key areas

The course covers the following 10 key areas:

  1. Practice Structures
  2. Financial Management
  3. Client Development
  4. Managing People
  5. Workflow Systems
  6. Business Planning
  7. Ethics and Professional Standards
  8. Risk
  9. Trust Accounting
  10. Management of Self


Online component

You will have access to your online materials from the Course Start Date. This pre-reading contains pre-reading and compulsory exercises that must be completed prior to the course workshop completion of the course and to obtain your PMC Statement.



There are three areas of assessment as indicated in the table below. The Trust and Office Accounting exam and Part A and Part B (together) must be passed.


Activity Name


Attendance and participation

Workshop and online component

Attendance and satisfactory participation

50% examination

Trust Accounting

Open book - multiple choice and short answers. Sample questions and answers will be available. Duration - 1 hour

50% assessment

Part A Business Plan Part B Risk Analysis & Treatment Plan

Online submission - templates will be made available


Designed for

This course complies with the mandatory requirement of Practice Management and Business Skills.