From 'Handbrake to Happiness' to 'Trusted Advisor'

Course Info

Price
$99.00

CPD Points 1

Competency
  • C1: Practice Management (1)

Author Profiles

From 'Handbrake to Happiness' to 'Trusted Advisor'

The Law Society of Western Australia is the professional association for Western Australian barristers and solicitors

 

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From 'Handbrake to Happiness' to 'Trusted Advisor'

Elisabeth Edwards is Regional Legal Counsel at Brookfield Multiplex Australasia who is focused on providing legal support to construction, infrastructure and building projects during the tender opportunity and project delivery phases. 

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From 'Handbrake to Happiness' to 'Trusted Advisor'

Tanya Heaslip is Group General Counsel for Wright Prospecting Pty Ltd, a role she has held since 2011. 

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From 'Handbrake to Happiness' to 'Trusted Advisor'

Jan Macpherson has worked for over 20 years as an in-house legal advisor and is currently General Counsel for Brookfield Rail.

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Course Summary

Published August 2016. Reviewed September 2021 (next review due August 2022)

Too often lawyers are regarded as ‘handbrakes to happiness’ in the business world, obstructing and delaying the ordinary course of commerce.  Tanya Heaslip and Jan Macpherson will draw on their in-house experience and discuss practical steps on how to change this perception.

Course Details

Too often lawyers are regarded as ‘handbrakes to happiness’ in the business world, obstructing and delaying the ordinary course of commerce.  Tanya Heaslip and Jan Macpherson will draw on their in-house experience to identify why this perception prevails. They will present and discuss practical steps on how to change this perception, be part of the solution and become trusted advisors that are an integral part of Board strategy.