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Professional development

At the Law Society we believe professional development shouldn’t just focus on the latest knowledge and thinking; it should also give you concrete tips and techniques that you can use in everyday practice. Our broad program covers seven main areas.

Legal KnowledgeLegal Knowledge
Knowledge is not simply power; it’s also the cornerstone of legal practice. Learn about the latest developments and get fresh insights into a range of key practice areas, across several convenient and cost effective formats. More...

 

Professional SkillsProfessional Skills
A successful career in the law is built as much on professional skills as knowledge of the substantive law. The Law Society offers a range of seminars and workshops to help you develop new skills and sharpen your existing ones. More...

 

Practice ManagementPractice Management
Our programs are full of practical information and hands-on examples to help you manage and grow a successful legal practice, and navigate legal procedures.  We can also train your staff through our legal support training programs. More...

 

Thought LeadershipThought Leadership
We’re serious about our role as ‘thought leaders’ and committed to shaping tomorrow’s profession positively. This series discusses some of the biggest issues facing our profession today and into the future. More...

Mandatory CPDMandatory CPD
At the Law Society, we think professional development should be about more than just compliance. It’s about equipping yourself with the skills and knowledge to grow your practices. More...

 

New LawyersNew Lawyers
We believe that new lawyers need dedicated professional development programs, which is why we offer specialised skills and knowledge training developed by young lawyers for young lawyers. More...

 

Specialist AccreditationSpecialist Accreditation
Accredited specialists are recognised by the profession as the very best practitioners in their fields of expertise. Find out more about our Specialist Accreditation programs and how you could qualify. More...

 

Health and WellbeingHealth and Wellbeing
We know that career success can bring many pressures and legal careers have recently been in the spotlight for this very reason. So we’ve developed a range of initiatives to help you deal with some of these challenges, especially focusing on health and wellbeing. More...