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Legal Practice Management - Victoria September '24

From $2,200.00
From $2,200.00

Legal Practice Management - Victoria September '24

The course is developed and run by leaders who manage legal businesses. They will help bridge the gap between theory and real-world experience so you can broaden practical skills that are immediately applicable to your business.

The course is assessed as compliant with the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner Practice Management Course Guidelines for Victoria dated October 2017 and clause 5.3 of the Grant of a Principal Practising Certificate Policy.

Start date: 23 September 2024

Workshop dates: 10, 11 and 12 October 2024

Workshop times: 9.00am to 5.30pm AEST each day

End date: 1 November 2024

For those working in the community legal sector, a discount of $300 from the full price is available.

Please email us at to advise if you have questions.

Alumni DiscountCollege alumni are entitled to save 10% off the fee for this course. Use ALUMNI10 at the checkout.

Course Outline

The Legal Practice Management Course has three components:

  • Online learning:
    You will be given access to the College Learning Portal from the course start date where you will access materials which will assist you to satisfactorily complete the assessments and course.

    You can access your materials at anytime, anywhere and on any device.

  • 3-day workshop:
    The second of the three components is a 3-day online group workshop held over Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

    The workshop is both an opportunity for you to engage in practical exercises and tutorials with legal industry experts and it is a great chance to network and connect with peers within the profession.
  • Assessments:
    We want you to finish the course with the knowledge and skills to; be a competent and successful practice manager and, to obtain your principal practising certificate. During the workshops you will be given access to assessments in:
    • Ethics
    • Trust Accounting, and, after the workshops you will be asked to submit a business plan for which the templates will be provided. It is a VLSB requirement that all assessments are completed (including the business plan) within 6 months of the last day of the workshop.

Topics Covered:

  • Business Development and Marketing
  • Ethics and Professional Standards
  • Financial Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Business Strategy and Succession Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Practice Management Systems and Technology
  • Trust Accounting


The assessment structure is summarised below:

Assessment Activity Name Format
Attendance and participation Online Workshop and Online Component Attendance and satisfactory participation
Ethics and Professional Practice Online test Multiple choice and short answer questions
Trust Accounting Online test Multiple choice and short answer questions
Business Plan Business Plan Online submission - templates will be made available


If you are interested in providing training for your firm, contact us to coordinate everything from enrolment to completion. The course can be delivered on site in your offices or at our campuses in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, or Sydney.

For more information, please contact:

Kerry Nguyen, Business Development
D: +61 03 8689 8631


Pia Castelli, Business Development
D: 08 9214 0209
M: 0417 577 198

AEDT: Australian Eastern Daylight Time

This course is not an approved CPD activity for Western Australian practitioners.

If you hold a practising certificate in a state or territory other than Western Australia and this educational activity extends your knowledge and skills in areas that are relevant to your practice needs or professional development, then you should claim one (1) "unit” for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. The annual requirement is ten (10) CPD units each year from 1 April to 31 March. Some practitioners, such as accredited specialists are required to complete more than ten (10) units each CPD year.

The program covers the mandatory requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, Professional Skills and Substantive Law.

Professional skills – 4 CPD Points
Practice management and business skills – 11 CPD Points
Ethics and professional responsibility – 3 CPD Points
Substantive Law – 3 CPD Points

Course Coordinator: Leonie Green Director & Founder, Corvus Group Australia

Stephen Bubb, Risk Manager, Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee (LPLC)
Fabian Horton, Director, Connect Law
Aruna Colombathantri, Managing Partner, Australian Public Accountants
Neil Watt, Principal, Neil Watt Consulting
Melissa Lyon, Executive Director & Experience Designer, Hive Legal
Khai Phan, Financial Training Australia