Queensland Law Society

Practice Management Course

Are you ready to do business?

Through QLS's Practice Management Course (PMC), you will develop the essential managerial skills and expert knowledge to manage a legal practice.

Test your strategies for law practice management, and apply concepts and theories to your working environment.

QLS's PMC provides:

  • Practical learning with experts – access to the premier authorities on trust accounting, ethics and risk management, and practical guidance on your personal practice challenges.
  • Tailored workshops – genuinely tailored, unique content, facilitators with specific expertise or practical experience.
  • Interaction, discussion and implementation – focus on your practice priorities within a challenging and stimulating environment. Where do you see your future in practice? We’ll help you get there.
  • Leadership profiling – helping you understand your personal leadership style and how to communicate more effectively with others, via a Hogan personality profile.
  • Superior support – before, throughout and after the course. Our alumni group and practice management consultants will help you apply and reinforce your learning along your practice path.

Consisting of comprehensive study texts, three days of face-to-face workshops, and five assessment tasks, QLS’ PMC equips aspiring principals across all practice sizes with the skills and knowledge required to be successful principals. 

Added value

In addition to the comprehensive study texts for the course, you will receive:

  • a companion text – Tomorrow’s Lawyers by Richard Susskind
  • personalised leadership profile report
  • trust accounting video.

These additional resources are provided to assist you in your career as a principal.

Workshop structure

Day One - Strategy Day Two - Operations Day Three - Individual
Business planning Risk and compliance Ethics and responsibility
Practice finance Information technology and knowledge management Leadership
Costs, billing and profitability Trust accounting Managing people
Business development and marketing
Driving practice success
 Client service    

Find out more about QLS' PMC