Learn about the expected trends in store for Australian lawyers in 2024. Discover how AI is reshaping legal practice, learn about the legislative crackdown on workplace harassment, and the challenges and opportunities awaiting law firms.
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LawCPD has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Australasian Lawyer and NZ Lawyer Service Provider Awards 2023, in the category of 'Legal Education'. This recognition highlights LawCPD's commitment to delivering cutting-edge online CPD for the legal profession in Australia. The awards acknowledge LawCPD's dedication to providing accessible, relevant, and innovative CPD courses curated by leading legal experts.
Say hello to our brand-new AI-powered learning tool - a world first innovation from the LawCPD team! Learn more about this groundbreaking addition to our set of interactive activities that will redefine how you engage with online legal education.
Explore how social media is changing the legal landscape in Australia. Learn about increased scrutiny, defamation rules, data privacy changes, and how continuous learning can keep legal professionals ahead of the curve.
Discover the pressing mental health issues affecting Australian lawyers, including burnout and stress. Explore strategies for achieving a healthier work-life balance and learn about the role of law firms in prevention. Find valuable resources and support within the legal profession.
Lawyers and leaders share many traits. They need to be able to inspire trust, rally their team to work towards a common cause and communicate effectively their goals and vision. Wherever you are in your career journey, developing leadership skills is a powerful strategy to equip you with the tools to become a more confident lawyer - and ultimately the best professional you can be.
Read our 5-step guide to building the leadership skills you need for a flourishing career in the law.
What do you do if you don't get on with your boss or manager? Maybe you feel like you are always talking at cross-purposes or that you aren't recognised for your efforts? These patterns can have a detrimental impact on your job satisfaction. But there is a way you can start to improve your work relationships - it's called "Upward Leadership". Read our tips about how you can take control and improve your work experience by managing upwards.
Negotiation plays a significant role in both our personal and professional lives. We negotiate when we ask for a pay rise, when we are trying to convince children to eat vegetables, or when we are working to close a business deal. For most lawyers, negotiation is one of the most important professional skills to develop as it is one of the most frequently used. While negotiation skills come naturally for some lawyers, it can take more practice for others. Learn more about these five simple negotiation tactics to build your skills as a lawyer.
You are probably already aware that there are some specific work-related expenses you can claim as a lawyer. But are you sure you are claiming everything you are entitled to in order to - hopefully - receive some cash back?
Can technology really help us bridge the Access to Justice gap? Discover how some Australian and International initiatives have used technology to build new services that empower the community.