Making your Way in your First Law Job 2019

Description

Insights for new lawyers

Stepping into a law firm environment for the first time, you are likely to be taken by surprise. A law degree and professionals only take you so far and there seems to be a long way to go. Coping with busy bosses, demanding clients and systems like time recording is daunting.

This practical webinar is for new lawyers with up to 12 months experience in their new role. It will give you a better understanding of how law firms of any size work, the likely expectations of you, and help you start to acquire the necessary skills for becoming a competent and productive member of your firm.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Describe the business model of your firm.

Understand the core skills you need to acquire as a new lawyer.

Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of:

  • Effective communication
  • Self management
  • Risk management

Understand the importance of:

  • Systems
  • Being a team player

Understand the importance of:

  • Conflicts of interest
  • Undertakings

Understand the rudiments of trust account management.

SUITED TO

Lawyers with up to 12 months experience in a law firm.

PRESENTER

John Mackintosh, Consultant, John Mackintosh Consultant Ltd

1.5 CPD hours

  • Feb 20
    Wed, 2:30 PM NZDT - 4:00 PM NZDT Online
    • $210.00 excl. GST

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One-connection-one-fee

Our webinars operate on a 'one-connection-one-fee' basis so you can have your whole team participate for one cost effective price and claim CPD points.

Recordings

All registrants that do not log into the live webinar are automatically sent a recording either later the same day or early the next business day.

If you did log in and wish to view again simply drop us a line at NZ‑learning@wolterskluwer.com and we’ll be happy to send it to you via email.

Sole practitioners

A discount on webinars is available for sole practitioners. Please contact us at NZ‑learning@wolterskluwer.com to confirm eligibility.