Career Development & Productivity

Navigating Legal Ethics in 2024: CPD Essentials

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What are the essential skills every Australian lawyer should focus on to ensure they service their clients ethically? Read our guide now

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6 Things Lawyers Can and Cannot Claim at Tax Time

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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?

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5 Core Skills for Career Advancement

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Thriving as a lawyer requires more than legal acumen alone. Discover five essential CPD courses tailored to lawyers of all levels, designed to equip you with indispensable skills for career advancement.

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Are You a Good Communicator? 10 Tips to Build Your Communication Skills

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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.

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Legal Skills - New Must-Take Courses for Australian Lawyers

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As the March 31st CPD deadline approaches, seize the chance to upskill while meeting your professional development requirements. Our new interactive CPD courses for 2024 offer a timely opportunity to navigate emerging trends, meet requirements, and stay ahead. 

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Young Lawyers, SMART Career Goals and CPD

Discover how you can accelerate your professional growth with SMART career goals and legal CPD.

Completing your CPD can be an overwhelming process, especially if you're at the beginning of your career. What rules do you have to comply with? What are the best courses for me? Don't worry, we've put together a few tips to help you get even more out of your CPD.

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Legal Industry 2024 Report - 5 Key Issues for 2024

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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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From Burnout to Balance: Prioritising Wellbeing in the Law

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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.

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5 Ways to Boost Leadership Skills and Become a Better Lawyer

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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.

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Managing Upwards: The Skill You Need to Get Ahead

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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.

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