Communication is at the centre of every lawyer's practice. However, this does not necessarily mean lawyers are good or effective communicators. So how do you become an effective communicator? How do you get your message across in the best way possible? Read our favourite tips from our latest course "Effective Communication Skills for Lawyers" to help you become a more effective communicator.
Did you know the ATO has simplified the way you can claim working from home expenses during COVID-19? Ahead of the June 30 deadline, here are some tips for what you should, and shouldn’t, claim this financial year.
Monday the 18th of May marks the start of Law Week 2020 - an annual festival created to raise awareness of legal services in the community. This year, Law Week is not only celebrating its 40 year anniversary, but for the first time in the festival’s history it will be brought directly to your home. Discover this year’s program and other events across Australia this year.
Whether you have already started earning your CPD points or if you are just starting to research CPD courses or seminars, it's a good idea to refresh your memory on the rules that apply where you practice. We've put together a list of the most commonly asked questions to help you get CPD compliant for 2020.
Sometimes it can be hard for lawyers to prioritise their CPD. But by taking the time and thinking strategically about professional development, it can be a valuable tool to help support and progress your career. Read on for tips on how to get strategic with your CPD this year.
Reflecting on your year is a powerful and rewarding exercise that can help set your course for the coming year. But where to start? We have selected our favourite questions to help you start the New Year with a bang.
Flexible work has significant benefits for both individual lawyers and the law firms they work for, but misconceptions and myths about flexible work often get in the way of change. In this article Lucy Dickens and Jo Alilovic, who run the popular podcast Managing The Juggle, take a look at the top three concerns about flexible work, and suggest strategies for tackling these in your workplace.
Clarissa is a nationally renowned advocate for wellness in the law and a contributor at LawCPD.com.au. Read on to learn more about our favourite tips from the author of “Happy Law, Happy Life” on how lawyers can become happier while managing a successful career.
Taking a holistic approach to own ongoing learning that combines both professional development and personal learning activities can be extremely beneficial to your mental wellbeing. Learn more about how you can use your professional development as an opportunity to build both your career and your general sense of wellbeing.
For the second year in a row, LawCPD participated in the Disrupting Law Hackathon in Perth. Over 54 hours, five teams of law students came up with creative, innovative, technology-based solutions to a range of real-life issues facing the legal profession.
Read on to learn more about their exciting solutions and what might be the next big innovation in the law.