Managing Your Legal Practice  CPPD

This course will introduce you to all the concepts you need to understand what makes a successful law firm. By understanding the goals of your practice, you will be able to communicate ideas and strategies effectively to colleagues and clients.

This course is designed for persons who must be ‘qualified to supervise’ – i.e. sole practitioners, managers of authorised bodies, and supervisors of those who undertake reserved work – it counts towards the SRA requirement that such persons undertake at least 12 hours of management skills training (rule 12 of SRA Practice Framework Rules 2011).

Course Fee: £280 (no VAT)

Course Accreditation: 6 CPD hours

To find out more, please call +44 (0)20 7040 0316 or email cpd-cls@city.ac.uk.

Course Information

Start DateStart TimeDurationCostCourse CodeApply
Monday 26 September 2016 09:30 1 day £280.00 Managing your Legal Practice Apply Now

What will I learn?

Managing client relationships

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • State the importance of having a client relationship strategy
  • State the main reasons why clients change legal advisors
  • State what clients look for in legal service
  • Carry out a client satisfaction survey using various methods
  • Identify ethical cross-selling opportunities

Managing people

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify your preferred learning style
  • State the four elements of Kolb’s learning cycle
  • State best practice for delegating client work
  • Distinguish motivating and demotivating behavior by managers
  • State best practice rules for giving effective feedback to others
  • Run an effective appraisal meeting

Managing finance

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Analyse profit/loss accounts and balance sheets
  • Assess the financial health of a law firm
  • Analyse the profitability of different departments
  • Prepare a work breakdown summary and timeline for a case or transaction
  • Prepare a fee quote based on this summary and timeline

Application Deadline:

To book your place now please contact:


Claire Stevens

CPD Business Development Executive

Tel: +44 (0)20 7040 0323


Email:Claire.Stevens.1@city.ac.uk


Stephen Laurie

CPD Business Manager

Tel: +44 (0)20 7040 0364


Email:s.laurie@city.ac.uk

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