Making your Way in your First Law Job 2019 - 20 February 2019 (On Demand)


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.


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.


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


John Mackintosh, Consultant, John Mackintosh Consultant Ltd

1.5 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $210.00 excl. GST

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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.


All registrants to a live webinar will automatically be sent a recording at the end of that week along with a full transcript of the webinar, regardless of whether you attended or not.

Sole practitioners

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