Online Courses

This eLearning course looks at process improvement in legal practice management and the approaches, methods and tools to increase productivity in a legal service environment. 


This course will discuss not only problems that may arise in Will drafting but also provide tips and provisions that should be included to ensure the Willmaker has a properly drafted and appropriate Will. 

Drafting guidelines for effective communication

Drafting guidelines for effective communication
CPD Points: 1 Price:
Available: Mon, 18/02/2019

One of the ways reputation is built, or damaged, is through the presentation of documents and correspondence. Whether the correspondence is directed internally or externally, it should consistently reflect professionalism which underpins brand value.

Practitioners, students and researchers rely on online sources for most legal research. It may be a surprise that extensive, reliable case law and legislation databases are easily accessible by everyone free of charge. This seminar is tailored for lawyers and support staff in law firms who are responsible for and conduct regular online research.

This webinar will discuss how to create a better, more productive and more satisfying client/supplier relationship between General Counsel and their outside lawyers

Family and Business Trusts

Family and Business Trusts
CPD Points: 1.5 Price:

Practical drafting and tax issues involved in family and business trusts addressing: best practices in drafting trust deeds and common errors drafting clauses for change in trustee or guardian or appointor caused by events in such as bankruptcy and family breakdowns discussion of Mercanti v Mercanti [2016] WASCA 206 are unit trusts still relevant? tax aspects of change in ownership of unit trusts trust cloning tax aspects of change in beneficiaries tax implications of change in residency of trustee or guardian or appointor equalisation clauses, re-characterisation clauses, unpaid present entitlements and sub trusts.

Implementing Fixed Price Legal Services

Implementing Fixed Price Legal Services
CPD Points: 2 Price:

This eLearning course looks at the cost components, structure, risks and implementation methods of offering fixed price legal services.

This seminar looks at recent and important High Court commercial law cases. It will do so in seven sections. This module will cover developments in proportionate liability, contract damages, and the law of penalties, by reference to 3 cases: - Paciocco v Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd and changes to the accepted approach to penalty clauses - Limitations of statutory proportionate liability regimes and Selig v Wealthsure - Clark v Macourt and the High Court’s approach to the assessment of damages in contract - Concluding summary and Q&A

If you have never had a claim made against you, how do you know whether this is a result of good luck or good practice?