Legal Practice Management Workshop Winter 2024

Legal Practice Management Workshop Winter 2024

The ACT Law Society is proud to present our three-day Practice Management Workshop.

Thinking of applying for an Unrestricted Practising Certificate? You need this workshop.

The ACT Law Society's Practice Management Workshop is a requirement for solicitors who are applying for Unrestricted Practising Certificates.

Over the course of three days, a range of expert speakers will cover topics essential to the successful operation of an effective legal practice (private or government), and will help you make your business sustainable.


  • When: Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 June 2024.
  • Where: Hyatt Hotel Canberra
  • Catering will be provided throughout the three days
  • Members will earn 10 CPD units in all Core Areas (3 points in Core Area 1, 5 points in Core Area 2, 1 point in Core Area 3, and 1 point in Core Area 4).
  • Cost (incl GST): $1,880 members. 
  • Registrations close Thursday 6 June 2024. 

Requirements: The Council of the Law Society has resolved pursuant to section 47 of the Legal Profession Act 2006 that before being granted an unrestricted certificate, a practitioner must satisfactorily complete, or undertake to satisfactorily complete, within a specified time, an approved practice management course. The course requires punctual and full attendance at all modules.

Reduced rates may be available to some of our members to ensure equal training opportunities. Please make contact to discuss your eligibility.

Event registration terms and conditions

ACT Law Society invoices have payment terms of 14 days. Fees are payable upon registration. A 1.2% surcharge may be incurred on payments processed via credit/debit card. The Society reserves the right to cancel or alter events at its discretion, and in such circumstances, attendees will be notified via email. 

Definitions — 'Registration' means any booking given to the Society in writing, on our website, or by phone. 'Member' means any member of the ACT Law Society, including associate members and honorary members. 'New Lawyer' means any member who has held a practising certificate for five years or less. 'CLC' means any member working for a recognised community legal centre, or holding a volunteer practising certificate. 'Student' means any member holding a student membership.

All cancellations must be made in writing, and all cancellations will incur a fee, however, no charge will be incurred for substituting another person. Outside of the cancellation periods given below, a $10 administration fee will be incurred for any cancellation made. If a registered attendee fails to attend without notifying the Society in writing, no credit or refund will be offered and 100% of the total cost will be retained by the Society. 

CPD Events — In the case of CPD events held at an venue other than the Law Society, no refund can be made after the RSVP date of the event. In the case of CPD events held at the Law Society, for cancellations made up to two working days prior to the event, 50% of the total cost will be retained by the Society as a cancellation fee and the balance may be used as a credit towards other CPD events or be refunded. If you choose to keep a credit it will remain valid for 12 months from the event date, after which time it will expire. For cancellations within two working days of the event, no refunds or credits will be applicable. 

Webinars — In the case of live or on-demand webinars, as connection details are sent when registration is completed, no refund or cancellation is available. 

Social events — In the case of social events, no refund can be made after the RSVP date of the event.

Attendees of events consent to filming, photography and sound recording as members of the audience. By registering and attending this event you agree to being filmed or photographed which may be used for marketing or promotional purposes




Member Rate $1,880.00(GST incl.) Register


Full Schedule will be available shortly. 

Tuesday 18 June 

8:15am Registration Opens

8:45am Workshop commences

5pm Day 1 concludes

Wednesday 19 June 

8:30am Registration Opens

9:00am Workshop commences

5pm Day 2 concludes

Thursday 20 June 

8:30am Registration Opens

9:00am Workshop commences

5pm Workshop concludes


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