Australian first research led by QLS and Bond University

In 2021, the Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLE) at Bond University was retained by Queensland Law Society to conduct research into assessing the job readiness of law graduates and newly admitted lawyers entering private practice.

QLS identified the need for the research after continued concerns were raised by QLS members about the gap between employers’ expectations of law graduates and new solicitors’ skills and competencies developed in the current legal education framework in Queensland.

This research was the first of its kind to be undertaken in the profession and the results will be used to inform research that is taking place at a national level by the Council of Australian Law Deans (CALD) and the Australian Professional Legal Education Community (APLEC). 

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View the results here