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.
Career Development & Productivity
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?
Lawyers have emerged from a year of whirlwind change, with 2023 shaping up to be even more eventful. Check out the most popular professional development topics that you will need to keep ahead of this wave and succeed in the year ahead.
Ahead of the CPD compliance deadline in March 2023, the learning development team at LawCPD looked at the state of the legal industry and shared their insights on the trends and topics that will shape the upcoming year for the profession.
Reflecting on your year is a powerful and rewarding exercise that can help you set new career goals for the coming year. But where to start? Here are 6 questions to help you start planning your next step in your legal career progression.
With the legal CPD deadline fast approaching, you might be looking for ideas on what topics you should prioritise with your next CPD course. That’s why we have put together a list of the 10 most popular courses so far in 2022. We hope it will help you choose your next interactive course and get CPD compliant online before March 31!