According to the latest statistics from the legal CPD year of 2020/2021, there's a clear trend on what lawyers are focusing on developing: soft skills. Lawyers need to deal effectively with people, establish strong relationships, and overcome challenges to succeed. We've collected some statistics to help you plan upcoming legal CPD activities and future proof your legal career.
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.
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.